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Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Refill Cafe with Jeff Good & Emily Stanfield

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Today we sit down with Jeff Good, president of Mangia Bene Restaurant Management Group and Emily Stanfield, CEO of The Refill Jackson Initiative. We’ll talk with them about The Refill Jackson Initiative and grand opening of the Refill Café.

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Mississippi Edition: Monday, August 19

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Immigration raids and presidential politics intersect in Canton as a Democratic hopeful makes a campaign stop. A new study shows women have a higher risk of stroke due to high blood pressure than men. Also, we remember Hurricane Camille, and the devastation it caused on the Gulf Coast 50 years ago.

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Grassroots Playlist

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Grassroots playlist for Saturday, August 17, 2019. Featured artists were Rhonda Vincent, Flatt & Scruggs, Lou London, The Seldom Scene, Blue Moon Rising and more.

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Camille: The Original Monster Storm makes world TV premiere on MPB Television

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A documentary by Rex Jones titled “Camille: The Original Monster Storm” will make its world television premiere on Mississippi Public Broadcasting Television at 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 28. An encore presentation is set for 4 p.m. Sunday, September 1.

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Mississippi Edition: Friday, August 16

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Education officials tout new test results in English and math; we get details from the Mississippi Academic Assessment Program. Some local librarians get big-name support as Google promotes a new workforce initiative. And we hear from one of the organizers of Saturday's Mississippi Book Festival at the State Capitol.

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, August 15

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A week after a huge operation netted almost 700 people in immigration arrests, a top federal law officer defends the arrests. We ask whether more charges are on the way. Also, the telecom industry promotes congressional efforts to crack down on robocalls - what's their role in the practice? And we preview the Mississippi Book Festival with excerpts from Book Club author interviews.

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, August 14

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New questions about families disrupted by immigration arrests last week. Homeland Security considers how to secure religious communities from domestic terrorism. And some hurricane season precautions to cross off your checklist.

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Mississippi Edition: Tuesday, August 13

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As hundreds of immigrants face deportation, their former employers are hiring anew. We'll hear from a chicken processor's job fair, and from the mayor of a town hit hard by the arrests. Also, Agriculture Commissioner Andy Gipson on new emergency loans for farmers. And, an important reminder about wildfire safety as our hot summer continues.

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Thacker Mountain Radio Hour | Saturday, August 17, 2019 | Juke Joint Festival

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Tune in to hear urban planner and author John C. Henshall as well as blues musicians, the Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band and the blues duo, Cadillac John Nolden and Bill Abel.

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Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: MS Book Festival with Holly Lange

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Today we sit down and speak with Holly Lange, Executive Director of the MS Book Festival. She'll give us an inside look at all of the activities that will take place this year.

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