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Thacker Mountain Radio Hour | Saturday, February 2, 2019 | Watermelon Slim

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Join us Saturday at 7 p.m. as we kick off a brand new year of music and literature! The guests: Garth Greenwell (author of "What Belongs to You") and blues musicians Watermelon Slim (new CD!) and Ben Wiley Payton. Your hosts: Jim Dees and house band the Yalobushwhackers.

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Stay abreast of state politics, legislative affairs as @ISSUE expands to MPB Think Radio beginning Feb. 4

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JACKSON, Miss. – Mississippi Public Broadcasting is introducing a radio version of @ISSUE, its television political and legislative affairs program, beginning at 9 a.m. Feb. 4 on MPB Think Radio. The new call-in radio program will air each Monday at the same time during the 2019 legislative session.

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Mississippi Edition: Monday, January 28

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On today's show: How much snow could your part of the state see as part of a Winter Weather Warning? We'll let you know. Then, congressional leaders to a temporary end to the federal shutdown. Plus, how workforce training could impact the state economy. And after Everyday Tech, analysis of drug addiction across the country and here at home.

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Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Leigh Bardugo: King Of Scars

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Today our guest is #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author and creator of the Grishaverse, Leigh Bardugo. We’ll sit down and talk with her about her new & highly-anticipated installment in the Grishaverse, "KING OF SCARS" that comes out January 29th.

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Deep South Dining: Chef Enrika Williams

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Born in West Point Chef Enrika Williams is bringing a fresh perspective to the Mississippi culinary scene. Her restaurant, Fauna Foodworks has an international street-style inspired menu and is located in the Mississippi's only food hall. We talk about her first memories in the kitchen, the culinary journey, and some of her own flavor preferences.

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Grassroots Playlist

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Grassroots playlist for Saturday, January 26, 2019. Featured artists were David Holt, The Osborne Brothers, Townes Van Zandt, Alison Krauss and more.

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Francine Thomas Reynolds and Dawn Buck aired January 27, 2019

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Melody Moody Thortis talks with Francine Thomas Reynolds and Dawn Buck of New Stage Theatre. The Theatre is the recipient of the 2019 Governor’s Arts Award for Excellence in Theatre.

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Sounds Jewish: Dr. King

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Sounds Jewish commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with music that honors the late Civil Rights leader and affirms the long-time affinity between African Americans and Jews.

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Mississippi Edition: Friday, January 25th

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On today's show: Two Mississippi agencies are warning legislators an extended federal shutdown could mean furloughing state employees. Then in an MPB's @Issue preview, find out how pending legislation addresses the tragic toll human trafficking can have on a family. And, during this Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, how parents, schools, and communities can work together.

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Southern Remedy for Women | January 25, 2019

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Dr. Michelle Owens and Dr. Ali Brown welcome in pulmonary specialist Dr. Joe Pressler from Greenwood- Leflore Hospital to talk about issue of the lungs.

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