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New Season of Mississippi Roads

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On a new episode of Mississippi Roads, Art Across Mississippi brings the Mississippi Museum of Art's exhibitions to twelve host venues around the state; featuring artwork by regionally acclaimed artists - past and present. Thursday, January 18 at 7 p.m. on MPB Television or anytime online.

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Ice on roads in most of state, MDOT advises no travel

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As winter weather conditions continue to affect highways across the state, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is advising the public to stay of roads with reported icy conditions and to limit travel to emergencies only.

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Winter Weather School & Business Closures January 17, 2018

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View a list of school and business closures and delays for Wednesday, January 17, 2018, due to winter weather moving through the state. This post will be updated with new information as it is received.

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MDOT encourages motorists to stay off roads

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The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is advising all motorists to stay off roads in counties affected by winter weather conditions.

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Icy conditions reported across North and Central Mississippi

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The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is reporting ice on roads and bridges in multiple counties in north and central Mississippi. MDOT crews are currently working to place salt and slag on the affected roads and bridges to make them passable.

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Winter Storm, Wicked Wind Chills headed for Mississippi

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The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is encouraging the public to prepare for a winter storm set to enter the state Monday evening through Tuesday and near zero wind chills. The National Weather Service expects for the snow to begin as early as 6 p.m. in northwest Mississippi and move south-east.

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Grasroots Playlist

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Grassroots playlist for Saturday, January 13, 2018. Featured artists were Lucinda Williams, Molly Tuttle, Larry Sparks, Hot Size and Billy Strings.

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Sounds Jewish: A Long Standing Relationship

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Tune in to “Sounds Jewish” for Jewish music in praise of Martin Luther King Jr. – plus songs that demonstrate the longtime simpatico between Jews and African-Americans.

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MPB MLK Day Programming

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Check out a list of programs airing on January 15 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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MPB, JSU and Tougaloo present screening of Tell Them We Are Rising Jan. 25

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Through a collaboration between public media stations and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), on Thursday, Jan. 25, Firelight Films and Mississippi Public Broadcasting will present a screening of the latest film from Emmy and Peabody Award-winning director, Stanley Nelson, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities as part of a national HBCU Tour.

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