Get the latest in news, current events, and culture from around Mississippi with MPB's weekday news magazine. Listen weekdays at 8:30 AM on MPB Think Radio.
In a continued effort to provide relevant, interesting and engaging programming to our statewide audience, MPB Think Radio provides Mississippi Edition, a weekday news magazine program. Mississippi Edition, hosted by Karen Brown, features the latest news of the day and interviews with the people who are making the news themselves. The program not only provides Mississippi news but also addresses the ways that national and world news affects our state. Join Karen Brown as she shares the latest on Mississippi news, culture, and current events.
Listen weekdays at 8:30 on MPB Think Radio.
On today's show: State lawmakers are convening at the capitol today to settle unfinished business. Then, in our book club, Margaret Hagerman zeroes in on affluent, white children to observe how they make sense of privilege, unequal educational opportunities, and police violence in the U.S. And, we'll learn about preventing sports injuries this fall season.Read More
On today's show: Find out why small poultry farmers in Mississippi are asking for some changes. Then, the State Economist weighs in on the potential revenue generated by a proposed Mississippi lottery. And after a health minute, we'll hear from the Secretary of State on the safety of Mississippi ballots and his efforts with the state's future voters.Read More
On today's show: Find out why officials with school safety concerns say more districts need cameras and security. Then, we'll hear how new Alzheimer's research at the national and state level could improve care in the state. And, learn how you can help Mississippi food pantries experiencing the end-of-summer slump.Read More
On today's show: Find out why the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics is issuing a public health alert following the discovery of fentanyl in vaping oil. And on Everyday Tech, we’ll hear the latest in adaptive technology tools. Then, the state Forestry Commission Fire Chief tells us what to do if a fire is spotted in the woods.Read More
On today's show: Providing first responders with the help they need on the job and off-duty. Then, two healthcare giants settle a highly publicized dispute. Also, hear the story of a mother faced with a lifesaving organ donation decision after losing her teenage son. And in our book club, it's Dr. Rick DeShazo.Read More