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Mississippi Edition: Friday, August 3rd

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On today's show: Politicking continues at Mississippi's Giant House Party. Then, student survivors of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida are in Mississippi to fight gun violence. And, find out why historians say the Emmett Till historic sign needs a federal designation to keep it safe.

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Next Stop MS: Mississippi Art & Music

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We’ll start this road trip off today in Oxford for the 5th Annual Art-er Limits Fringe festival, then we’ll head over to Desoto County for their First Friday Back Porch Party, next we’ll move to Tupelo for Dulcimer Day, and end the show with our musical guest Jason Daniels of the Jason Daniels Band. So don’t go far because we’re going on for a ride here on Next Stop MS!

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The Gestalt Gardener: Felder and His Flowers

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Felder is a few weeks away from the Mississippi heat but his flowers have endured. Or have they? As always Felder is full of garden advice during this weeks garden party. Also, we have another round of "Dear Felder" ready for the masses. Let's get dirty!

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, August 2nd

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On today's show: Find out what some of Mississippi's elected officials are saying about the state and each other at one of the state's largest gatherings. Then, we'll hear from advocates concerned with the state's animal abuse laws after a dog was found with its mouth rubber banded shut. And in our Book Club, meet Mississippi author Julia Reed.

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MPB Classic: Big Joe... One More Time

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Mississippi born Big Joe Williams traveled the world playing his nine-string guitar and singing his brand of rugged, rhythmic blues. Monday, August 6 and Friday, August 10 at 9:30 p.m. on MPB Television.

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Creature Comforts: Butterfly Effect

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Entomologist Audrey Harrison joins the program to talk about the monarch butterfly. She discusses where they can be found, how milkweed attracts them, and how their migration is truly a miracle.

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MPB's Season Pass: Shooting, Saltwater Fly Fishing, MS Book Festival

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Guests: Jad Tourchton - Range Manager for MDWFP's Turcotte Education & Shooting Facility; Anita Arguelles, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Marine Education Center; Sid Salter, MS's Got Game panel moderator.

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MPB -Watch Us Shine! airs live August 23 on MPB Television

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Some of Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s brightest stars are coming to you live at 7 p.m. August 23 for a special televised pledge event called MPB - Watch Us Shine! The two-hour program falls in the middle of pledge programming from August 17-26. An encore presentation is set for 6 p.m. August 26.

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, August 1st

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On today's show: What do residents think should be the highest priority in Mississippi? Find out in the latest State of the State survey from Millsaps College. Then, advocates are asking Jackson residents how to improve the state's second-largest school district. And, a special report on how a group of Mississippi students is battling hunger in the Delta.

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Everyday Tech: Back 2 School Tech

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It’s almost time for the school buses to hit the road again and that means back to school shopping. So today we’ll talk about the latest trends in tech for your student. From book bags to laptops plus and those dorm more essentials. All that and more on this episode of Everyday Tech.

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