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Thriving Black-owned businesses 'righting the wrongs of the past' in rural Mississippi

In one of the poorest rural regions of the country's poorest state, a Black entreprenuer is helping Black owned businesses open and thrive even during the pandemic.

Restaurants, like this McDonald's in Miami Beach, Fla., have been big engines of job growth. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Hiring slowed sharply in November, even before omicron, with 210,000 jobs added

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Danyelle Clark-Gutierrez and her service dog, Lisa, shop for food at a grocery store. Clark-Gutierrez got the yellow Labrador retriever to help her cope with post-traumatic stress disorder after she experienced military sexual trauma while serving in the Air Force. Stephanie O'Neill for KHN hide caption

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More veterans with PTSD will soon get help from service dogs. Thank the 'PAWS' Act

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