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WCBI NEWS AT 10 10-14-19
WCBI NEWS AT 10 10-14-19
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Good evening and thanks for joining us..

If you joined us in the 7 o'clock hour you got a chance to see mississippi's guber-natorial candidates in their ?only?

North mississippi debate... right here in the wcbi studios lt.

Governor tate reeves and attorney general jim hood sat down with our aundrea self to lay out their positions on the issues..

Scott martin was there.

He joins us live with a recap of tonight's discussion.

Quentin, one of these men will be named governor of the state of mississippi come november// tonight we talked about education, how to keep people here, and much more// mississippi voters are less than a month away from electing the states next governor.

Political parties aside, both candidates agree teacher pay is one of the top priorities.

Jim hood says it's not just about a pay raise, but putting more money towards education.

"it's about 4-k education.

Thats 33 million a year we can do to help our kids.

It's an 18 year investment.

It's the best bang for our buck that we can spend on early childhood education."

Reeves education plan involves a 4-thousand 300 dollar pay increase over the next four years to reach the average of the southeastern states.

Reeves says the state, from an education stand point is heading in the right direction.

"we're increasing teacher pay.

We're increasing student outcomes on student graduation rates.

3-thousand more kids per year are graduating from high school than would have graduated just eight years ago.

But how to do we keep those students here after graduation?

You've heard the term brain drain.

More people are moving out of the state.

According to jim hood, mississippi's rate of growth is 2-percent.

The way to fix it the candidates say is to create better paying jobs.

Jim hood wants to cut pack on college tuition costs.

"we've got to cut the community college tuition so our kids can go tuition free.

We want to put them on a tech skill track so they can get good paying jobs and businesses move in here to our area."

The way that happens reeves says is by raising taxes which he's against.

"we have a 6 billion dollar general fund spending.

941 million in new spending will be approximately 15 percent of that, there's no way to fund all the new programs that hood has proposed without raising taxes."

Healthcare is another crisis both candidates addressed.

In rural mississippi, there are a lack of medical professionals.

Reeves is vocal about being against what he calls obamacare expansion.

"we need more doctors, we need more nurses.

We need more nurse practioners.

That's the reason we invested in a 68 million dollars of new medical school on the campus of umc.

Reeves says students who do residencies here might be more apt to stay in the state.

Hood wants to expand.

"it's worked in 36 other state.

Mike pence the vp of trump did it in indiana.

It's working.

The that have expanded have used the hospital money to leverage so it's working in other state.

This isn't some liberal idea.

A very clean debate tonight.

We want to know who you think won.

We have a poll over on our twitter at wcbi news take developing story stinger leave mic up today was the first day on the job for the university of mississippi's new chancellor, glen boyce.

But instead of a warm welcome, he was met with a chilly reception by a large group of students..

Our deandria turner was there and has more.

Donut that's right guys i'm here at the lyceum at the university of ms. this is the second time in three years that students have occupied the lyceum, but this time students handed this letter to the chancellors office demanding that the new chancellor glen boyce resign effective immediately.

"this was apart of a escalation plan.

Our motion today was to show glen boyce that we are a coalition of people who are angry and that we are not standing up for what they are doing and that we are active."

Chancellor glen boyce started his new job monday but he was not welcomed with opened arms. nat sound the group of students, faculty, and oxford residents organized by the abolish ihl coalition crowded into the lyceum to make demands of the ihl "i would say that we came out today as glen boyce's first day to say that were not happy, to take a stand, to stay active, and i think we established that."

Other students like junior jack oaks who works at the lycuem thinks otherwise, "it personally scares me that i just work there and i have nothing to do with anything at all.

I was just sitting in there doing my job just doing some homework too and was juts hanging out drinking a cup of coffee and then all of a sudden they atr just in the office screaming and yelling and stuff."

While in the lycuem protestors gave a list of demands that include the immediate removal of boyce, and a the search for chancellor to be reopened callsich says it is a growing movement "we are framing this as a social movement because we are directly challenging the open opinion of our state government."

Groups across campus have released official statements disapproving of the institution of higher learning's process of choosing glenn boyce as the 18th chancellor.

First look stinger first look showers will move into the area overnight tonight and persist through the day on tuesday.

A passing cold front will keep us drier and cooler for the middle of the week before temperatures increase for the weekend.

Monday night: showers developing after 10pm as a front slowly moves northward into the area.

Chances for rain will increase as we get into the early morning hours of tuesday.

Lows will be in the low 60s with a light southeasterly wind.

Tuesday: rain will become more persistent and many of us will be seeing a steady rainfall by sunrise.

Give yourself a few extra minutes for your morning commute and make sure you have an umbrella ready to go.

Chances for heavier rain are greater to the south, and areas along and south of highway 82 could pick up 1-2?

Of rain.

Areas to the north fall.

Clinics and doctor's offices are flooded with patients every day.

Many of those people come and go without ever actually seeing the doctor... instead, they're treated by a nurse practitioner.

In the state of mississippi, nurse practitioners are not allowed to practice medicine without a "co-operative" agreement with a physician, and some are pushing to change that..

Our cash matlock has more on this story.

It's a battle that can sometimes get ugly... insiders say the fight for nurse practitioners in mississippi to have "full practice authority" has been heating up for years.

"there are some schools of thought that think that the non-physician provider, ie nurse practitioner or pa does not have the education to be able to assess, diagnose and treat patients."

Nurse practitioner mary smith says over thirty other states have already agreed to allow nps full practice authority.

Her husband, och chief medical officer dr. william todd smith, says doctors in mississippi are hesitant to follow this trend... because of money.

"that's kind of the dirty secret in this whole collaborative agreement is that there's really no regulation of that, and i think at most, the collaborating position has to review at least, the maximum number i think is 20 charts per month.

Throughout the years, different ranges of what that cost would be range anywhere from 200 to sometimes $2,000 a month."

That's a monthly fee that, according to dr. smith, doesn't necessarily have a set price.

"i think there ought to be a standardized fee across the board because it does kind of induce price gouging, and it does kind of induce control.

If you have an np that's in a clinic in some rural part of a county...to continue at that clinic she's kind of at the mercy of her collaborator and whatever he or she wants to charge with."

The issue of full practice authority has come up in state legislative sessions before... and mary smith says she confident it will come up again.

"a lot of people even, you know, the law makers don't know always know exactly what we do... you know, that we do have a board of nursing who regulates us.

So it's not like we would be unregulated you know, if we had full practice authority."

Smith says allowing nps to practice on their own means having a healthier state overall.

"so if we have healthier mississippi, we have people who can work and the economy is going to be improved."

According to the american associate for nurse practitioners, more than 40 percent of states have adopted full practice authority licensure and practice laws for nurse practitioners.

Stinger weather open showers will move into the area overnight tonight and persist through the day on tuesday.

A passing cold front will keep us drier and cooler for the middle of the week before temperatures increase for the weekend.

Monday night: showers developing after 10pm as a front slowly moves northward into the area.

Chances for rain will increase as we get into the early morning hours of tuesday.

Lows will be in the low 60s with a light southeasterly wind.

Tuesday: rain will become more persistent and many of us will be seeing a steady rainfall by sunrise.

Give yourself a few extra minutes for your morning commute and make sure you have an umbrella ready to go.

Chances for heavier rain are greater to the south, and areas along and south of highway 82 could pick up 1-2?

Of rain.

Areas to the north will not see as much rain, but showers are still likely.

Rain will start to taper off by sunset.

Temperatures will stay in the upper 60s to near 70 through the afternoon.

A flash flood watch is in effect for portions of the area, where 1-2?

Of rain could fall.

Wednesday- friday: rain chances decrease and sunshine returns as cooler air returns to the area.

Highs will be in the mid to upper 60s for wednesday and thursday before returning to the 70s for friday.

Great weather for high school football!

Stinger week 8 of the high school football season didn't disappoint..

Tom has a look back at some of friday night's top plays... that's coming up a little later in sports... welcome back... flu season is just around the corner..

December through februaruy are considered the worst months, so that means the time to prepare is ?now?..

We find out more in tonight's health talk with baptist..

Hi, i'm dr. lee richardson, a physician in the emergency room at baptist memorial hospital - golden triangle.

Tonight i want to talk to you about influenza, more commonly known as the flu.the flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat and lungs.

It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death.

Influenza symptoms can include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue.

Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than in adults.most experts believe flu viruses spread mainly by droplets made when people with flu cough, sneeze or talk.

These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby.

Less often, a person might also get flu by touching a surface or object that has flu virus on it and then touching their own mouth, eyes or possibly their nose.flu is unpredictable and how severe it is can vary widely from one season to the next and even from one part of the country to another.

Older people, young children, pregnant women and people with certain health conditions such as asthma, diabetes or heart disease are at greater risk for serious complications if they get the flu.join us next time for health talk with baptist when we will discuss the single best way to avoid getting the flu - the flu vaccination.

Baptist is helping you get ready..

The hospital is hosting a community flu shot event wednesday october 26th from 3 to 7 pm in the outpatient pavillion conference center..

Stinger break-away runs, electric moves, grown man runs... see the fantastic five...the top plays from week 8, next in sports... spx i feel like i've said it every week...coming up with our top plays gets more difficult every time this week took to cake....had to take around ten plays, and cut it in half....this bunch included some of the best highlights i've seen all year time for our top five plays from week 8 of the endzone #5 tyrik pittman 60 yd touchdown #4 tres vaughn broken play touchdown.... #3 deveon sistrunk....60 yd td...spin cycle #2 khi holiday to noah foster, somehow...touch down #1 antonio kennedy....grown man touchdown mississippi state fell completely flat in the loss against tennessee, and will have to forget it quickly with the number 2 team in the country coming to town the bulldogs are currently 19 point underdogs to the lsu tigers....the tigers coming off a win over 7th ranked florida... lsu boasts the second best offense in the country, a big part of that being heisman contender joe burrow... msu head coach joe moorhead says lsu's new system has brought out the best in burrow "i think he played well last year.

I think he is playing at a completely different level this year.

Obviously, with the new system they are running and some of the things that he is able to do; making quick reads, making quick throws and the receivers he is throwing to, i think you've seen him elevate his game in a year's span and take it to a new level.

You always knew he was talented coming out of ohio state and coming down here.

I think with what they are asking him to do now fits his skill set very well."

Ole miss will host texas a&m after it's 21-point loss to the alabama crimson tide... the aggies enter the contest 3-3, but all three loses have come to top 8 teams..

Rebels head coach matt luke says there's a lot to be worried about with the upcoming opponent "defensively they are very good inside.

Matt abuke and brown are very physical and fast twitch inside.

Very good at linebacker and long in the secondary.

Offensively they have several good receivers and mond who is an experienced quarterback who can beat you with his legs and arm so it's a huge challenge on both sides of the ball."

"i think we've made some strides there since earlier in the year.

But we have to play better this week.

They have some excellent receivers and a quarterback that can really throw it.

It will be a tough challenge versus a&m."

In houston, the lady toppers hosting east webster.

Toppers up 10-0 in the 2nd, east webster trying to cut into the lead.

Red doss pitching reagan plunkett smacks it over short scoring a run for the wolverines.

They score 2 in the 2nd fast forward to the 6th inning, toppers up 10-3.

0 outs runner on 2nd.

Jenna smith base hit to the gap in left center for a double.

Paige kilgore scores.

Toppers up 11-3.

Next batter batter anna claire kirby with a hit to left field for a single loading up the bases setting up..... later in the inning, makayla crowley unloads on a pitch hitting it off the wall in left field.

Scoring 2 more toppers.

Houston wins game 1 game 2 of the series.

Top of the 1st, katelee box pitching for east webster.

Bases loaded 2 outs for kirby who hits one to no mans land in center for a single.

That'll score 2 toppers.

They take an early 2-0 lead.

Next batter blakely gill hits the ball to left.

It gets by the outfielder.

2 more toppers come into score.

Houston ends the top of the inning with a 4-0 lead.

Next inning houston up 4-1, crowely steps up to the plate and launches one over the left field wall.

Thats a homerun!!!

2 run shot.

Toppers go up 6-1.

Then in the 3rd, gill up to bat again.

Rbi single a programming note to all of you cbs comedy fans.

Tonight's episodes of ?the neighborhood and ?bob hearts abishola?

Which were preempted for the gubernatorial debate, will air in their entirety beginning at 1 - 05 a.m.

After the late late show.

Last look persist through the day on tuesday.

A passing cold front will keep us drier and cooler for the middle of the week before temperatures increase for the weekend.

Monday night: showers developing after 10pm as a front slowly moves northward into the area.

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