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State board wants lawmakers to drop nursing loan program, create stipend instead

A state education board wants lawmakers to take a different approach to financial aid programs intended to tackle Mississippi’s growing nursing shortage.  Earlier this year,...

Nearly four months in, still no developments in mediation between UMMC and Blue Cross

The contract dispute between the state’s largest insurer and hospital is still not resolved more than three months after the two parties began mediation proceedings. Blue...

Another lawsuit filed over Jackson water crisis

A class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Jackson residents seeking unspecified damages and to order the city to remove lead contamination, fix...

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