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Celebrating older Americans

Updated: 2:55 PM - The Lauderdale County Council on Aging hosted their annual health fair and fish fry to honor older members of the community by celebrating Older Americans Month locally.

UnitedHealthcare to exit Mississippi exchange

Posted: 05/25/2016 - UnitedHealthcare announced Wednesday it will be exiting Mississippi’s Individual Federal Marketplace, otherwise known as the Federal Health Insurance Exchange, Jan. 1, 2017.

Blood shortage prompts call for donations

Updated: 05/23/2016 - The blood shortage locally is near a critical level. According to a UBS spokesperson, almost all of one type of donations are depleted.
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Mental Health Board Vice-Chairman Responds to Cuts

Updated: 05/18/2016 - Following budget cuts, the second in command for Mississippi's largest state agency is calling on legislators to visit state facilities to see first-hand the impact they have.
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EMSH Job Cuts Latest

Updated: 05/16/2016 - The head of East Mississippi State Hospital says he's cautiously optimistic that the facility can absorb future state budget cuts.
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