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Mississippi Edition - Friday, September 19th

Posted by Ezra Wall

4 years ago today the Macondo well was finally sealed. Then new life for a child abuse prevention center. Also, looking at the Tea Party's affect on Republican politics. And music from Mississippi's own "Cardinal Sons."

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Federal Grant Could Allow Miss. to Expand Pre-K

Posted by Paul Boger

Miss. Department of Education wants to provide more children around the state with pre-kindergarten education within the next two years. 

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Gulf Coast Child Advocacy Center To Remain Open

Posted by Evelina Burnett

With the help of a new partner, the Gulfport-based Child Abuse Prevention Center will continue to offer child advocacy services on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 

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Mississippi's Capital Looking For New Ways To End Homelessness

Posted by Jeffrey Hess

Homeless Mississippians and their allies say the state needs to be doing more to get people into permanent housing.

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Will Tea Party Anger Create A Mississippi Senate Upset?

Posted by Jeffrey Hess

Many of senator Chris McDaniel's strongest supporters say they might sit out the November election which could open the door for the Democrat in the race.

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Mississippi Edition - Thursday, September 18th

Posted by Ezra Wall

Volunteers are in Washington asking for more congressional attention for cancer. Then, child advocates weigh in on the corporal punishment debate. And Chris McDaniel on the political impact of the Tea Party.

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90 Percent of Car Seats Not Installed Correctly

Posted by Paul Boger

Car seats can save a child's life, but only when they are installed correctly.

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Debate Over Spanking Continues In Mississippi

Posted by Evelina Burnett

Many Mississippians - like many Americans - believe spanking is an acceptable way to discipline a child, but child advocates disagree.

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Mississippi Poverty Rate Highest and Climbing

Posted by Jeffrey Hess

Mississippi's poverty rate when up while the national rate declined

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Mississippi Edition - Wednesday, September 17th

Posted by Ezra Wall

The US Agriculture Secretary joins us to talk about improvements to farm-to-market roadways. Then, a former Governor talks about the impact of the Tea Party on state politics. Plus, a snapshot of the slow-but-steady growth of the state economy. 

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