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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

Posted by Michelle McAdoo on

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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Mississippi Edition: Monday, August 12

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We gauge the impact of those hundreds of immigration arrests as aid agencies cope with rising demand. Also, a new online campaign aims to safeguard children from online threats. And, a JSU program aims to help students look their best on those important job calls.

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Grassroots Playlist

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Grassroots playlist for Saturday, August 10, 2019. Featured artists were Charlie Mars, Old Crow Medicine Show, Chubby Wise, Del McCoury, Blue Highway, Rose Lee Maphis and others.

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Next Stop MS: Mississippi Weekends!

Posted by Michelle McAdoo on

Today, we’ll start our road trip in Jackson to for an inside look at “Local Lens: A Mississippi perspective” by Eric Shelton. Next we’ll head to Hattiesburg for the 9th Annual Pine Belt Woman’s Expo and end our trip with musician Will Marshall of Fondren Guitar.

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Mississippi Edition: Friday, August 9

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We’ll have community reaction to the immigrant arrests in Mississippi. Also, we’ll talk about potential measures in the wake of El Paso and Dayton. And we remember John Lee Hooker with Shelley Ritter from the Delta Blues Museum.

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, August 8

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Federal immigration authorities launch raids at food processing plants across the state - we hear details. Governor Phil Bryant talks about the 2020 census. A move to build on a wetlands area in north Gulfport draws some community protests. And we talk with author Margerita Jurkovic in this week's Book Club.

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, August 7

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We recap your choices in the state’s primary elections, with two critical statewide races headed for runoffs later this month. We hear from gubernatorial contenders Jim Hood, Tate Reeves and Bill Waller Junior and the top picks in the GOP attorney general race, Lynn Fitch and Andy Taggart. And, we have some of the smartest election analysis in the state.

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Mississippi Edition: Tuesday, August 6

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Our election coverage begins this morning with some of the smartest political analysis in the state. as voters head to the polls for primary elections to pick nominees for statewide office. Hear Adam Ganucheau, Austin Barbour and Brandon Jones with their thoughts on this pivotal day.

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