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Schools Districts Urged to Develop Security Plans, One Leads Way

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A Mississippi School District is working to lead the way in developing and growing its security plan. A statewide organization is urging all districts to keep security top of mind.

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MBN Issues Public Health Alert after Fentanyl discovered

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Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics issues a public health safety alert after a deadly opioid was found in an illegal vaping oil.

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Gov.'s Summit: Cutting Healthcare Costs, Growing the Industry

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Mississippi's medical, business and insurance leaders are partnering with the governor to turn the state into a major player in the healthcare industry.

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Governor says special session for roads and bridges coming

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Governor Bryant says he will call lawmakers into special session next week to consider more money for transportation.

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, August 16th

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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.

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First Responders Celebrate New Organization with Support Services

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Mississippi first responders are celebrating a new organization that provides support, as they work to save lives across the state.

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, August 15th

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On today's show: Find out what's to come in one of the largest research studies in history happening right here in Mississippi. Then, we'll learn why there's a critical need for blood donations. And, Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society celebrates 100 years in Mississippi. Plus, the story of how a Mississippi man's tribute to his wife and their enduring love is gaining international buzz.

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Mississippi Man's Museum to Honor Wife Int'l Attraction

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A Mississippi man's museum, a tribute to his wife, has garnered international attention; a testament to their nearly 60 years of marriage and his enduring love.

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Mississippi Edition: Tuesday, August 14th

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On today's show: The Capital City's troubled zoo is under new management, and the mayor says he's not interested in relocating it. Then, a conversation from StoryCorps in Mississippi. And, find out how the state's first rural charter school is faring AND what more could be in store for the Delta.

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Delta Charter School Opens With Others Being Planned

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Mississippi’s first rural charter school has been operating for three weeks in the Delta. As MPB’s Alexandra Watts reports, more charter schools could be on the way.

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