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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

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

6/22/2018
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On today's show: We'll hear from the two Democratic candidates facing each other in Tuesday's run-off election for the upcoming Senate race. Then analysis from a professor of politics as voter turnout could be low for the tight races to come. And, why the state's university presidents say they are managing conservative budgets for the upcoming school year. Guests include: Howard Sherman - Democratic runoff candidate, U.S. Senate Rep. David Baria - Democratic runoff candidate, U.S. Senate...

Duration:00:24:49

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

6/21/2018
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On today's show: We'll hear from the two Republican candidates facing each other in Tuesday's run-off election for the 3rd Congressional District seat. Then, find out how some thirty Mississippi lawyers could represent migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. And in our book club, an examination of the life and work of civil rights journalist, John N. Herbers. Guests include: Whit Hughes - Republican runoff candidate, U.S. House of Representatives Michael Guest - Republican runoff candidate, U.S....

Duration:00:24:49

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

6/19/2018
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On today's show: Find out why summertime brings a critical need for blood donations and what condition keeps the demand going year round. And after a conversation in Story Corps, we'll hear about a new pilot project aiming to increase homeownership in the state's rural areas. Guests include: Emily Austin - Mississippi Blood Services LaShaunda Davenport - Mother of a Sickle Cell patient StoryCorps: Jeannie Mullen Leslie Scott Mike Dawson - Freddie Mac Patrice Duncan - D. & E., a housing...

Duration:00:24:49

Monday, June 18th, 2018

6/18/2018
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On today's show: Hear from Mississippi leaders in Washington on migrant children separated from their families. And the latest on a collaborative effort to combat Mississippi's opioid crisis. On Everyday Tech it's time to recycle your old gadgets. Then, a live update on the Mississippi State Bulldogs in the College World Series. Guests include: Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith - Republican, Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson - Democrat, Mississippi Dr. Randy Easterling - State Medical Licensure Board...

Duration:00:24:49

Friday, June 15th, 2018

6/15/2018
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On today's show: Find out why education officials are reviewing state testing requirements ahead of the upcoming school year. One of the state's Gulf Coast cities is receiving high ratings. Then, a perspective on the challenges of fatherhood and the rewards of active parenting. Plus, a history lesson and preview of Juneteenth celebrations in Mississippi cities. Guests include: Paula Vanderford - Mississippi Department of Education Joyce Helmick - Mississippi Association of Educators Milton...

Duration:00:24:49

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

6/13/2018
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On today's show: Hundreds of alleged criminals are now in law enforcement custody. Find out more about the major joint law enforcement effort. Then, hear from Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith on what she'd like to see in Washington this summer. And, officials and advocates are stressing the importance of summer travel safety. Plus, remembering the life of activist Medgar Evers. Guests include: U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst - Southern District, Mississippi Don Snider - U.S. Marshall Service Sen. Cindy...

Duration:00:24:49

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

6/12/2018
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On today's show: Why Mississippi's VA hospital is on a high-risk list and what's being done to address the issues. Then after StoryCorps, hear from advocates with the Poor People's Campaign and critics who disagree with how to provide for the state's vulnerable citizens. Guests include: Dr. David Walker - Medical Center Director, G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery V.A., Jackson StoryCorps: Melia Dicker Tim Collins - Mississippi Housing Partnership Jameson Taylor - Mississippi Center for Public Policy

Duration:00:24:49

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

6/9/2018
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On today's show: Two Democratic legislators have filed suit against Governor Bryant saying he overstepped his boundaries when he made cuts to the state's budget and public schools. Then, find out how the national utility scam is affecting Mississippi customers and how to avoid becoming a victim. And in our book club, Pulitzer Prize winner and best selling author, Jon Meacham.

Duration:00:21:42

Friday, June 8th, 2018

6/9/2018
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On today's show: The latest as Ocean Springs awaits a federal judge's ruling in a lawsuit over flying the state flag. Then, find out how a network of black farmers in Mississippi is learning to reconnect and uplift communities. And, details on the 11th Annual International Ballet Competition.

Duration:00:23:30

Friday, June 1st, 2018

6/9/2018
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On today's show: We'll hear the remaining two conversations with Republican candidates running for Mississippi's 3rd Congressional District seat. Then, find out how law enforcement agencies are targeting illegal drugs and how health officials are working to curb the opioid epidemic in MS. And, hurricane season has officially begin. We'll get the forecast.

Duration:00:23:37

Monday, June 4th, 2018

6/9/2018
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On today's show: Political parties are gearing up for primary elections. Why both sides hope Mississippians get out the vote. Then, a Mississippi professor weighs in on a potential summit between the US and North Korea. And, after Everyday Tech, What's the debate over the risks of e-cigarettes? Details on conflicting views.

Duration:00:24:13

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

6/9/2018
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On today's show: It's election day! Find out why Secretary of State Hosemann says it's important to vote in every election. Then, learn ways to reduce the chances of leaving a child in a hot car. And we'll hear from the Bacon Brothers on their new Mississippi-inspired music.

Duration:00:24:01

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

6/9/2018
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On today's show: We'll have post primary election analysis with Political Science Professor, Nathan Shrader. Then after Story Corps, a new report indicates chemotherapy is not beneficial for a certain type of Breast Cancer. And, a doctor tells us what happens during cardiac arrest and why administering CPR is truly a lifesaver.

Duration:00:24:19

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

5/31/2018
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On today's show: Hear from Republican candidates running for Mississippi's 3rd Congressional District House seat. And, find out what the state's business community wants in it's next generation employees. Then, the FBI is warning all young Mississippians to think before posting online. Details on a new safety campaign.

Duration:00:23:28

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

5/31/2018
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We'll hear more from Republican candidates running for Mississippi's 3rd Congressional District House seat. Then, the latest in guidelines for colon cancer screenings... one of the most prevalent types of cancer in adults. And, find out how a two day conference about racial healing is taking on the tough issues. Plus in our book club, author Zachary Hilpert recounts just how many US Presidents have visited the state of Mississippi.

Duration:00:23:29

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

5/29/2018
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On today's show: Learn how one small Mississippi's city's misuse of funds could provide a lesson to others. Then, an investigative podcast uncovers a major development in the case of a man tried six times for the same crime [web-exclusive extended edit!]. And later, why our Doctor Rick says Mississippians should be on the lookout for High Blood Pressure. Guests include: Ryshonda Beechem - Mayor, Pelahatchie, Mississippi Stacey Pickering - State Auditor, Mississippi Madeleine Baran - Lead...

Duration:00:30:40

Friday, May 25th, 2018

5/25/2018
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On today's show: Extra enforcement will be out patrolling Mississippi highways this holiday weekend. Find out what they're doing to keep you safe. Then, a tool designed to help veterans get the most out of their relationship with the VA. Plus, planning a cookout this rainy Memorial Day weekend? We'll have some advice from the State Fire Marshal. Guests include: Capt. Johnny Poulos - Mississippi Highway Patrol Dr. David Walker - G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery V.A. Medical Center, Jackson Skip...

Duration:00:24:49

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

5/24/2018
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On today's show: New data is out about our segregated neighborhoods. Find out what else the report says about Mississippi. Plus, Jackson Zoo leaders and city officials are at odds about a potential new location. We'll hear from both sides. And in this week's Book Club: it's "An American Marriage" by Tayari Jones. Guests include: Chris Salviati - Apartment List Beth Poff - Jackson Zoological Park Safia Omari, Ph.D. - Chief of Staff, City of Jackson Mayor's Office Tayari Jones - Author, "An...

Duration:00:22:06

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

5/22/2018
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On today's show: We'll hear from veterans being recognized at the Trail of Honor events. And, a look at Mississippi officials and legislators: how are they rated and what issues are most important to the state's voters? Then as Mississippians turn to water recreation to cool down, find out where researchers say many people are at risk. Guests include: Sgt. Maj. Ronald Rosser - Medal of Honor Recipient Dwight Bethany - G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery V.A. Medical Center, Jackson Larry Hart -...

Duration:00:24:49

Monday, May 21st, 2018

5/21/2018
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On today's show: Congressional reaction to moving the U.S. embassy in Israel. Then, Why aren't law students in Mississippi passing the bar exam? And after Everyday Tech, meet The Mississippi March of Dimes Ambassador Mom and hear about her miracle baby boy. Guests include: Rep. Bennie Thompson - Mississippi 2nd District Congressman, Democrat Susan Duncan - Dean, University of Mississippi School of Law Marcellus Chamberlain - Mississippi College School of Law graduate Wiltz Cutrer -...

Duration:00:24:49