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YouTube Toy Reviewer Gets His Own Brand of Toys at Just 7 Years Old

In today’s digital society, people tend to check reviews for almost everything. For example, if your car is one of the 77% that is in need of maintenance or repairs, you might check reviews for auto shops before making a decision. But one unlikely reviewer is seven-year-old Ryan, who spends his free time reviewing toys…

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13 HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS FROM AMR MEDICS

The smartest Halloween goblins go trick-or-treating with safety foremost in mind.  Research has found a child is more likely to be hit by a car on Halloween than on any other day of the year.  Injuries from falls are also common on Halloween.   Paramedics at AMR give these 13 Halloween safety tips to make…

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COSTUMES CRUCIAL TO HALLOWEEN SAFETY, ADVISE AMR MEDICS

Just how safe is your child’s Halloween costume?   Paramedics at American Medical Response have specific advice for buying or creating costumes that help kids avoid injury while trick-or-treating.  Remember: Some researchers have said children are more likely to be struck by a vehicle on Halloween than any other day of the year.   This…

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PREVIEW SCREENING OF NEW FILM TO HONOR MISSISSIPPI FOSTER FAMILIES  

Foster parents and Mississippi child welfare leaders will attend a preview screening of the new Paramount Pictures Instant Family film next week at Tinseltown Theater in Pearl. The invitation-only screening of the new film starring Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne is co-sponsored by Paramount Pictures, WIT PR, Families First for Mississippi and Rescue 100. The event is…

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“A” District Yet AGAIN for 2018!

  Wow!! According to ratings released today by the Mississippi Department of Education, the Clinton Public School District is once again an “A” District, the highest possible academic rating a Mississippi school district can attain. School ratings are: • Clinton Park – A • Northside – A • Eastside – A • Lovett – A •…

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Mississippi Region Volunteers Deploy for Hurricane Michael Disaster Relief

The American Red Cross Mississippi Region will start deploying volunteers today and over the next few days to help in areas impacted by Hurricane Michael.  Three workers are scheduled to depart at 10 a.m. today from the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport to Tallahassee, Florida.  Meanwhile, four members of the Mississippi Red Cross leadership team are already in Florida and…

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Treasurer Fitch and Mayor Fisher Invite Clinton Residents To Find their Unclaimed Property at Fall Market

On Saturday, October 13, staff from State Treasurer Lynn Fitch’s office will be available at the Fall Market to help area residents search the State’s unclaimed property list and file claims for their funds.   “Since I took office as Treasurer in January 2012, my office has distributed nearly $89 million in unclaimed property,” said Treasurer…

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New Study Shows Link Between Moderate Depression And Arthritis

Those with minor to severe depression may be more likely to develop arthritis later in life, new data suggests. According to a new study published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, adults over the age of 50 with various degrees of depression have been found to often share something in common — arthritis. Researchers…

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