Category Archives: MidSouth

MidSouth hardest hit by food poisoning outbreak.

The Center for Disease Control says the listeria outbreak spread by tainted cantaloupes from Colorado represents the most wide-spread food poisoning event of its type. Illnesses from the current outbreak have been reported in 28 states and the MidSouth is … Continue reading

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Weather officials blame public for Joplin deaths.

There may be a lot of truth in the report, but it still sounds a lot like the National Weather Service is seeking to turn away blame from its own doorstep in the case of the tornado-related deaths in Joplin, … Continue reading

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MidSouth school districts would receive upgrades.

School districts across the MidSouth are eyeing the possibility that President Obama‚Äôs job creation plan would contribute substantial funds toward modernization. 100 of the largest school districts serving low-income students would be eligible for some $9.9-billion in Title 1 funding. … Continue reading

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Texas illnesses investigated in food poisoning outbreak.

Two infection cases in Texas are being investigated as part of an outbreak that is being blamed for the death of a Colorado resident. The food poisoning is linked to tainted cantaloupe and may be the same source blamed for … Continue reading

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