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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

Contact:

6014326364


Episodes

Friday, November 16th, 2018

11/16/2018
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On today's show: The Supreme Court will hear a controversial Mississippi death penalty case. Find out why. Then, advocates share why they think transgender awareness is important for communities across the state. And we'll learn how improvements in medicine and research have made concussions a game changer for athletes of all ages.

Duration:00:24:49

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

11/15/2018
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On today's show: As the campaign trail for U.S. Senate continues, find out how healthcare is becoming a top issue for candidates and voters. Then, we'll hear how advocates hope today's Great American Smokeout will inspire Mississippians to quit using tobacco. And in our Book Club, a conversation with author and professor Andrew Wiest.

Duration:00:24:49

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

11/14/2018
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On today's show: A closer look at the public hanging comment made by a Senate candidate. Then, we'll learn about issues that voting absentee could pose for Mississippians. And find out what you can do to combat the Diabetes epidemic during this awareness month.

Duration:00:24:49

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

11/13/2018
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On today's show: A U.S. Senator repeatedly refuses to speak about a controversial "public hanging" joke. We've got the latest. And after a conversation in Story Corps, we'll learn how a coalition of universities and organizations across the state are stocking food banks to feed students on college campuses.

Duration:00:24:49

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

11/5/2018
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Hear from a U.S. Senator fighting to keep her job, and the former Clinton administration official looking to unseat her. Then, learn about get-out-the-vote efforts in the often overlooked Mississippi Delta. And in the Book Club, it's an inside look at the life of a political pollster. Plus, hear from a group working to improve the Heart Health of Mississippi kids.

Duration:00:24:49

Monday, November 5th, 2018

11/5/2018
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On today's show: We'll hear from the Mississippi Democratic and Republican party leaders on the hopes and challenges presented with the upcoming election. Then, a group of volunteers is encouraging voters from marginalized communities to exercise their rights on Tuesday. And, why one organization is raising awareness on behalf of American teens who need adoptive homes.

Duration:00:24:49

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

11/2/2018
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On today's show: We'll have analysis on both of next week's U.S. Senate elections in Mississippi with the At Issue team. Plus, hear from a legislative Democrat looking to unseat Mississippi's Republican Senior U.S. Senator. Then, find out why Mississippi is behind the curve in carrying pregnancies to full-term. Plus, we'll learn about helping Mississippi kids develop healthy habits.

Duration:00:24:49

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

10/31/2018
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On today's show: We'll begin our election preview by hearing from two of the four candidates in a special election for U.S. Senate. Then, a Delta hospital facing bankruptcy appears to be set for local takeover. Plus, on this trick-or-treat day, some tips on keeping your kids from bingeing on the candy they collect. And more on how women can take breast health into their own hands.

Duration:00:24:49

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

10/30/2018
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On today's show: Mississippi Faith leaders are coming together on the heels of tragic events across the country. We'll hear their message of unity. Then, a new study suggests a link between youth obesity and screen time. And we'll learn how a volunteer program continues to promote literacy in Mississippi after 20 years of service.

Duration:00:24:49

Friday, October 26th, 2018

10/27/2018
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On today's show: Find out what Ivanka Trump has to say about affordable childcare in Mississippi. Then, details on an effort to get prescription drugs and opioids out of the community. And, we'll learn about the memorial for the last recorded lynching in Mississippi.

Duration:00:24:49

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

10/25/2018
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On today's show: Why one group is calling voting a moral issue, not a political one. Then, find out how some Mississippi Delta students are advancing their education with an early college program. And in our Book Club, meet author Isabel Campoy on the book that many Mississippians will read for the record today.

Duration:00:24:49

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

10/24/2018
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On today's show: A national organization is working to help Mississippi women negotiate better salaries with the help of an online course. Find out why. Then, how well do Mississippi cities provide an inclusive living environment for LGBTQ people? We'll get the details on a new study. Plus we'll hear about Mississippians gearing up for a celebration of Native American culture in the state.

Duration:00:24:49

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

10/23/2018
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On today's show: Find out what leaders at Clinton's new Continental Tire Plant say they're working on to hire Mississippi workers. Then, after Everyday Tech, Mississippians who want to become homeowners now have a new option to help them come up with the down payment. We'll get the details.

Duration:00:24:49

Friday, October 19th, 2018

10/20/2018
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Analysis of a new report on how many Mississippians are struggling to manage rising healthcare cuts. We'll hear about public university and community college programs looking to advance more Mississippians. And, a new anti-smoking campaign is aimed directly at younger Mississippians who vape.

Duration:00:24:49

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

10/18/2018
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On today's show: During this International Infection Prevention Week, find out some of the ways you can keep from getting sick. Then, there will be a whole lot of shakin' going on today during a statewide earthquake drill. And, we'll hear how the opioid crisis in the Mississippi Delta is growing. And in our Book Club, a son talks about a book his father wrote more than 40 years ago that spoke of the Jim Crow south. It's Will Campbell's "Brother to a Dragonfly."

Duration:00:24:49

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

10/17/2018
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On today's show: A Mississippi public service commissioner is leading the first-ever summit to increase the number of people of color hired by utility companies. Then, we'll hear from an advocate of a controversial anti-flooding plan. And after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, Mississippi ACT scores aren't measuring up compared to the rest of the country. Find out why.

Duration:00:24:49

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

10/16/2018
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On today's show: Find out why Mississippi environmental groups hope a bill headed to President Donald Trump's desk for his signature will end a local project. Then after a conversation in Story Corps, we'll hear from healthcare officials on why you and your children should get a flu vaccination this year.

Duration:00:24:49

Monday, October 15th, 2018

10/15/2018
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On today's show: Mississippi families are expressing frustration over the wait for financial assistance to assist their children with special needs. We'll find out why. Then after Everyday Tech, find out how Mississippi schools are stacking up according to annual accountability scores.

Duration:00:24:49

Friday, October 12th, 2018

10/13/2018
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On today's show: Find out how Mississippians are lending a helping hand to devastated parts of Florida as they pick up the pieces in the wake of Hurricane Michael. Then, a new report suggests the U-S is the most dangerous developed country in which to give birth. We'll get the details. And, we'll learn life-saving lessons on storing guns and ammunition.

Duration:00:24:49

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

10/12/2018
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On today's show: Find out why a coalition of Mississippi mental health care providers is helping faith-based leaders educate their congregations about mental illness. Then, we'll learn about a statewide program providing access to Mississippians who are blind or vision-impaired. Plus, bestseller Angie Thomas on the movie version of The Hate U Give. And author Kiese Laymon in the Book Club.

Duration:00:24:49