St. Dominic’s and Newk’s Cares continue to stand with, and fight for, the one in 75 women diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year.
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In April, I predicted a cool summer because winter had been so warm. Law of averages. Turns out, I was right.
A warm winter offset by a cool summer is the best. Enjoy it while you can. A cold winter offset by a hot summer is the worst.
I find it both bizarre and unrealistic that in 2017 Madison County now has a population of between 95,000 and 105,000 individuals and yet has only one tiny hospital which sits in a rural area that the large majority of citizens cannot find or use.
One persistent, passionate but wrong-headed proposal that will probably reappear during the 2018 session of the Mississippi Legislature is to weaken the state’s immunization requirements for children attending public schools.
A helpful reminder: Don’t believe everything politicians tell you. That’s advice for all seasons, but it’s especially relevant to current bragging going on about Mississippi’s graduation rate.
Mississippi Power and its parent, Southern Company, are trying to get the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) to give them a billion dollars or so for their failed Kemper lignite gasification plant. That’s a lot better than the $7.5 billion they had hoped to lay on ratepayers, but it’s still a billion more than they deserve.