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Ten hospitals in Mississippi have filed a lawsuit against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi, including Biloxi Regional Medical Center.More >>
Ten hospitals in Mississippi have filed a lawsuit against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi, including Biloxi Regional Medical Center. The hospitals say the insurance company wrongfully reduced inpatient payments it was obligated to make for medical services provided to patients.More >>
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MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
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One person is in critical condition and another behind bars after a shooting in Moss Point. According to Police Chief Keith Davis, a man from Pascagoula was shot twice in the upper torso around 9:30pmMore >>
One person is in critical condition and another behind bars after a shooting in Moss Point. According to Police Chief Keith Davis, a man from Pascagoula was shot twice in the upper torso area around 9:30 Monday night. Investigators say it happened on Church Street near the Hall Street intersection in a car.More >>
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(RNN) – Rapper Lil' Wayne is attempting to stomp his way out of controversy after a clip of him walking on the American flag went viral over the weekend. A behind-the-scenes clip of the music video GodMore >>
Rapper Lil' Wayne is getting attention for a viral video some are calling unpatriotic.More >>
WAVELAND, MS (WLOX) - The national spotlight shined on Waveland Tuesday. The Keep America Beautiful campaign chose that city to kickoff the annual Great American Clean-Up.
Hundreds of volunteers spent the day beautifying the community. Bright sun and cold temperatures greeted the large group of bundled-up volunteers.
"All across America they're going to be cleaning up, greening up, fixing up," said Gail Cunningham with Keep America Beautiful.
Waveland's mayor called it perfect timing for his still-recovering city.
"This will be the single largest project that will enhance and beautify, lift people's spirits and morale throughout our community," said a smiling Mayor Tommy Longo.
Once the celebration was over, volunteers fanned out across the community cleaning-up parks and playgrounds and public streets.
"We've got some killer weeds here!" said Jeannie Bigler as she worked the business end of a rake.
She and Carol Washington were among the volunteers from the local Lowe's. They helped improve Gex Park.
"It's a great feeling. We have the kids and everyone in the community involved with it. A good feeling," said Washington.
"We moved here right after the storm. And we're giving back to the community," Bigler said.
Students from Maryland are spending spring break volunteering in Hancock County.
"We do spring break outreach, which is like alternative spring break where we do community service instead of like going to the beach or going home for break," said Liz Parolski from Loyola College in Baltimore.
"I could be on the beach. But I felt like it's time for me to give back. I feel we have a lot to offer the community," said Loyola College student Ashley Williams.
Bay High 9th grader Rachel Turnbough received special recognition for her volunteerism. She's a regular volunteer at the Boys and Girls Club and took part in the big clean-up.
"We're trying to boost our tourism again and get all the people back down here and have everybody move back and it's just wonderful to see all this," said the 15-year-old Turnbough.
The national Great American Clean-Up involves some three million volunteers and more than 30,000 projects across the country.
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