Mississippi http://wwno.org en Web Glitches Hinder Mississippians Signing Up For Insurance http://wwno.org/post/web-glitches-hinder-mississippians-signing-insurance Transcript <p>JEFFREY HESS, BYLINE: I'm Jeffrey Hess in Jackson, Mississippi which is one of the 34 states letting the federal government take the lead in establishing a health insurance exchange. Heavy web traffic and software problems have made it nearly impossible to use the new web site since it opened last week.<p>MEREDITH STARK: Why I keep trying is because this is something we need.<p>HESS: After a week of trying, 29 year old hotel desk clerk Meredith Stark became one of the few who managed to sign up. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 08:02:00 +0000 editor 45737 at http://wwno.org 'Unconstitutional' Miss. Abortion Law Has To Go http://wwno.org/post/unconstitutional-miss-abortion-law-has-go Transcript <p>MARIA HINOJOSA, HOST: <p>We turn now to Nancy Northup. She's the president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, which is representing the Jackson Women's Health Organization in court. This is the only abortion clinic in Mississippi, and it might have to close its doors if a new law there is upheld. If it closes, Mississippi would be the only state with no working abortion clinic. She joins me from her office in New York City. Tue, 10 Jul 2012 16:27:00 +0000 Maria Hinojosa 15427 at http://wwno.org Hurricane Conference Opens in Biloxi http://wwno.org/post/hurricane-conference-opens-biloxi <p>BILOXI, Miss. &mdash; The Gulf States Hurricane Conference is under way in Biloxi, Miss., with more than 300 emergency managers and first responders attending from Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and Texas. The location of the conference rotates among the states.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 14:40:29 +0000 The Associated Press 13090 at http://wwno.org Beach Bacteria Warnings Up From Last Year in Mississippi http://wwno.org/post/beach-bacteria-warnings-last-year-mississippi <p>BILOXI, Miss. &mdash; Mississippi&#39;s Department of Environmental Quality has posted more warnings of high bacteria levels along Mississippi beaches so far this year than in all of 2011. But the head of the Harrison County Sand Beach Authority says there have been fewer sewer-related problems in the past few years than there used to be.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 14:59:49 +0000 The Associated Press 12780 at http://wwno.org