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Weather roasting Mississippi chickens

Mississippi poultry growers and processors have seen negative impacts from heat that began earlier than normal in the season, but higher production costs apparently haven`t yet been passed on to the consumer. “The month of June was much worse than a normal June would be. The heat began much earlier than it normally does,” said Mike Cockrell, chief financial officer ...

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Mississippi struggles with home health, HMOs

With home health agencies struggling along and some HMOs in trouble, Mississippi health care may need a checkup. Several HMOs are experiencing growing pains and there are no guarantees in the business, said Mark Haire, special assistant attorney general. On July 16, the Mississippi Insurance Department shut the doors on AmeriCan, the state`s fifth largest HMO, for failure to maintain ...

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