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MISSISSIPPI DELTA, June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 100 years after its first Mississippi Health Project, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® (AKA) returned to the Mississippi Delta to host a COVID-19 vaccination outreach program and health event for residents of Mound Bayou and Greenville, MS. Partnering with local healthcare providers Delta Health Centers, Walgreens, and Urgent Primary Care of Clarksdale, the two-day event enabled 330 residents to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. 

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JACKSON, Miss., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With the start of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season this month, C Spire is reminding consumers that they can receive free, location-based notifications on capable mobile phones under a national public safety warning system designed to alert consumers during emergencies.

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RIDGELAND, Miss., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With the official start of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season this month, C Spire is offering a free public safety data priority service designed to help local and state emergency first responders send and receive critical mobile data communications during a crisis or natural disaster.

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JACKSON, Miss., June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- EastGroup Properties, Inc. (NYSE: EGP) ("EastGroup" or the "Company") announced today that it is scheduled to present at the Nareit REITweek: 2021 Investor Conference. EastGroup's presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., Eastern Time. The Company's presentation will be available to registered REITweek participants live and on demand through the Events page at www.reit.com through June 30, 2021. Conference registration is complimentary and may be completed via www.reit.com.

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BROOKHAVEN, Miss, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Jumpstart Test Prep announced efficacy conclusions determined by h-squared Analytics, a Portland Oregon, research firm retained to investigate improvements realized by 31 randomly selected pilot schools whose junior class used the Jumpstart ACT Review program to prepare for the state-administered February 2021 ACT® exam (American College Testing). Following completion of Jumpstart's ACT prep review in English, 68% of the students had an average ACT English score improvement of +3.38 points over their best prior attempt. Similarly, 68% of the students improved their math scores by an average of +2.75 points. Fifty-five percent of students improved their science section score +3.12 points. The largest average point gains were realized on the reading section test with 61% improving an average 4.12 points.

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MONTICELLO, Miss., June 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumpstart Test Prep recently released the ACT® improvement results for Lawrence County High School, whose junior class used the program to prepare for the state-administered February 2021 ACT® exam (American College Testing). Following completion of Jumpstart's English and Math ACT prep reviews, the school had 71% of its students improving their prior English subscores by an average of 2.86 points and 65% improving their Math subscores by an average of 2.95 points. This resulted in 74% of the students with a prior ACT score improving their composite score by an average of 1.82 points. Candace Sandifer, a teacher at Lawrence County, noted that these improvements are the highest improvements that juniors at Lawrence County have achieved in over three years.

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MADISON, Miss., June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- C Spire is continuing to ramp up its deployment of 5G wireless technology to consumer and business customers in central Mississippi – activating the next-generation, game-changing service in eight cities in Madison and Rankin counties since last month.