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Mississippi Edition: Friday, September 27

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On today's show: Mississippi Congressional leaders are speaking out as an impeachment inquiry gets underway in the House. Then, a weekend summit is working to address the role women play in the state's economy. And in this week's book club, the history of an iconic blues lounge is chronicled through photos in the book, "Po' Monkey's."

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Thacker Mountain Radio Hour | Saturday, September 28, 2019 | A haunted house

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A haunted house, jazz guitar and cool acoustic tunes!

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, September 25

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On today's show: Hear the harrowing story of a Mississippi woman who attempted suicide, got help, and now spends her days helping others find better mental health. Then, a new get-out-the-vote campaign is focusing on Hinds and Washington Counties, and Mississippi's historically black colleges. And after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, we'll talk about ovarian cancer, and who could be at risk.

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Mississippi Edition: Tuesday, September 24

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On today's show: There's a hefty reward out for new information in what one family calls an unsolved murder. The problem is, police have already ruled it a suicide. Then, the Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor, Jay Hughes. And after a Mississippi StoryCorps, a Mississippi group working to save lives at railroad crossings.

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Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Author LaToya Lawson "Ma'Sitter"

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Today our guest is crime thriller/ mystery author and caregiver, LaToya Lawson. We’ll sit down and talk with her about her new novel, “Ma’Sitter” the first in a four-part series about a young black woman who finds herself deep in personal challenges plunged into a world completely unlike her own.

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Mississippi Edition: Monday, September 23

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On today's show: Mississippi youth are joining their counterparts from around the world in an effort to protect the environment. Then, we talk with Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, Delbert Hosemann. And after this week's Byte Size Tech, find out how doctors at UMMC hope a new research facility will shed light on chronic health problems in Mississippi.

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Grassroots Playlist

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Grassroots playlist for Saturday, September 21, 2019. Featured were Jimmy Martin, Roy Acuff, Gillian Welch, Dwight Yoakam, Loretta Lynn and others.

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Next Stop MS; Farewell Rita B.

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Over the past six years, Jackson-bred comedian Rita Brent has given her home state all she's got. But now, it's time to move on to bigger things and a bigger city. So today we dedicate our entire show to comedian Rita Brent. We’ll take a look back to the beginning of her career, talk about her upcoming comedy show and discuss her new song "Rock me Like a Pothole"

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Mississippi Edition: Friday, September 20

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On today's show: Big changes in immigration enforcement for one Mississippi sheriff's department. We'll hear from a family who says they were targeted because of race. Then, a leading expert on Traumatic Brain Injury offers his approach to students and healthcare providers in Mississippi. And in a Book Club Extra, we're revisiting our last conversation with veteran journalist Cokie Roberts.

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, September 19

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On today's show: Public schools in the state are reacting to their annual academic ratings. We'll hear from the school at the top, and one closer to the bottom. Then, we'll talk to a leader in the new charter school just approved to open in the Mississippi Delta. And in this week's Book Club, The life and work of Mississippian and nationally renowned artist, Dusti Bonge.

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