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Mississippi Edition, hosted by Karen Brown, features the latest news of the day and interviews with the people who are making the news themselves.

Mississippi Edition, hosted by Karen Brown, features the latest news of the day and interviews with the people who are making the news themselves.

Mississippi Edition, hosted by Karen Brown, features the latest news of the day and interviews with the people who are making the news themselves.
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Jackson, MS

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Mississippi Edition, hosted by Karen Brown, features the latest news of the day and interviews with the people who are making the news themselves.

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English

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6014326364


Episodes

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

9/25/2018
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On today's show: Hospitals in Mississippi are working to keep qualified nurses. How one medical center is dealing with one of the challenges. Then, it's National Voter Registration Day. We'll hear from Mississippi's Secretary of State on getting out the vote. And, find out why a new report says the state's public colleges are failing some students.

Duration:00:24:49

Friday, September 20th, 2018

9/20/2018
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On today's show: We'll hear about the growing number of LGBTQ youth considering suicide after experiencing rejection. Then, the latest from a state legislator as officials meet to discuss the future of the Mississippi River. And in our book club, meet author Nick White with his new book "Sweet and Low".

Duration:00:24:49

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

9/19/2018
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A new report from the state auditor's office puts the Dental board under the microscope. Then, doctors at the University of Mississippi Medical Center hope to break new ground in the study of Dementia. And we'll learn about training opportunities for rural business development across the state. Plus, a special report on why fewer Mississippi HBCU graduates are giving back to their Alma Maters.

Duration:00:24:49

Friday, September 14th, 2018

9/15/2018
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On today's show: The state Division of Medicaid is hoping to add a work requirement to the program. What will it cost the state? And, we'll hear what factors make Mississippi one of the country's most obese states. Then, a Mississippi U.S. attorney is announcing the indictment of career criminals and drug traffickers following a year-long operation.

Duration:00:24:49

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

9/13/2018
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On today's show: Hear from one group looking for answers following 16 inmate deaths in the month of August. Then, state narcotics officials are investigating a record-breaking marijuana operation in Jefferson Davis County. And in the Book Club, we'll hear about two sisters working to document the stories of Delta women. Find out why they call them "real southern women in a mythologized land."

Duration:00:24:49

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

9/12/2018
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On today's show: Learn about the two search and rescue teams headed to the east coast as hurricanes threaten the U.S. Then, a moving story of recovery from a deadly addiction. And the nation's chief cultural ambassador is back in his home state, saying it pays to invest in Mississippi.

Duration:00:24:49

Monday, September 10th, 2018

9/10/2018
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On today's show: State efforts to support teens during this Suicide Awareness Month. Then, a potential project that would dredge a portion of the Pearl River is being met with some resistance. On Everyday Tech, the ins and outs of online dating. Plus, the latest on a charter schools case in the state Supreme Court.

Duration:00:24:49

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

9/4/2018
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On today's show: Governor Phil Bryant has issued a state of Emergency for south Mississippi with the approach of Tropical Storm Gordon. We'll have the latest. Then, just in time for Tropical Storm Gordon, federal officials are encouraging everyone to prepare for severe weather. We'll get the details.

Duration:00:24:49

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

8/29/2018
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On today's show: Members of the Mississippi House sending a lottery bill to Governor Phil Bryant for his signature. We'll have the latest as the special session continues. Then, we'll hear from MEMA's chief on this 13th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. And from Emergency preparedness to the future of the coast, we'll learn how big storms are affecting the Mississippi shoreline.

Duration:00:24:49

Tuesday, August 29th, 2018

8/28/2018
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On today's show: The Mississippi House of Representatives says no to a state lottery. But could supporters have one more play up their sleeves? Then after a conversation in Story Corps, a group of child advocates is working to make it easier - and faster - to become a foster parent. We'll find out how.

Duration:00:24:49

Monday, August 27th, 2018

8/27/2018
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On today's show: The state House and Senate are continuing to discuss plans to create a lottery and repair roads. Will a bill for a BP settlement be addressed? And on Everyday Tech, we'll learn what tools the experts recommend to ward off malware. Plus, we'll hear from a Southern Miss professor on the possibility of an economic recession in the next 12 months.

Duration:00:24:49

Friday, August 24th, 2018

8/24/2018
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On today's show: The latest as state legislators press for infrastructure solutions during the Special Session. Then, find out why some Mound Bayou students are protesting their school's new merger. And, we'll learn which four Mississippi counties top the Appalachian region's list of healthy communities.

Duration:00:24:49

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

8/23/2018
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On today's show: State lawmakers are convening at the capitol today to settle unfinished business. Then, in our book club, Margaret Hagerman zeroes in on affluent, white children to observe how they make sense of privilege, unequal educational opportunities, and police violence in the U.S. And, we'll learn about preventing sports injuries this fall season.

Duration:00:24:49

Wednesday, August 22nd

8/22/2018
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On today's show: Find out why small poultry farmers in Mississippi are asking for some changes. Then, the State Economist weighs in on the potential revenue generated by a proposed Mississippi lottery. And after a health minute, we'll hear from the Secretary of State on the safety of Mississippi ballots and his efforts with the state's future voters.

Duration:00:24:49

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

8/21/2018
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On today's show: Find out why officials with school safety concerns say more districts need cameras and security. Then, we'll hear how new Alzheimer's research at the national and state level could improve care in the state. And, learn how you can help Mississippi food pantries experiencing the end-of-summer slump.

Duration:00:24:49

Monday, August 20th, 2018

8/20/2018
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On today's show: Find out why the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics is issuing a public health alert following the discovery of fentanyl in vaping oil. And on Everyday Tech, we’ll hear the latest in adaptive technology tools. Then, the state Forestry Commission Fire Chief tells us what to do if a fire is spotted in the woods.

Duration:00:24:49

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

8/16/2018
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On today's show: Providing first responders with the help they need on the job and off-duty. Then, two healthcare giants settle a highly publicized dispute. Also, hear the story of a mother faced with a lifesaving organ donation decision after losing her teenage son. And in our book club, it's Dr. Rick DeShazo. Guests include: Ruth Ann Rigby - First Responders of Mississippi (FROM) Lt. Col. Thomas Tuggle - Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Academy Sarah Lynn McKay - FROM Board Member Lynn...

Duration:00:24:49

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

8/15/2018
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On today's show: Find out what's to come in one of the largest research studies in history happening right here in Mississippi. Then, we'll learn why there's a critical need for blood donations. And, Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society celebrates 100 years in Mississippi. Plus, the story of how a Mississippi man's tribute to his wife and their enduring love is gaining international buzz. Guests include: Dr. David Goff - National Institutes of Health Emily Austin - Mississippi Blood...

Duration:00:24:49

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

8/14/2018
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On today's show: The Capital City's troubled zoo is under new management, and the mayor says he's not interested in relocating it. Then, a conversation from StoryCorps in Mississippi. And, find out how the state's first rural charter school is faring and what more could be in store for the Delta. Guests include: Chokwe Antar Lumumba - Mayor of Jackson Amanda Johnson - Clarksdale Collegiate Public Charter School LaTasha Capers - Clarksdale Collegiate Public Charter School

Duration:00:24:49

Monday, August 13th, 2018

8/13/2018
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On today's show: The new state auditor shares what his office found out about mismanaged Medicaid funds AND what they're going to do about it. Then on Everyday Tech, we'll hear from the experts on Back-to-school tech and how to get the best bang for your buck. And, find out why safety at the school bus is a top priority this time of year. Guests include: Shad White - State Auditor, Mississippi Everyday Tech: Back to School - Wiltz Cutrer Bill Welch - Mississippi Department of Education Andy...

Duration:00:24:49