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Mississippi Edition: Friday, Oct. 31st

Posted by Ezra Wall

Efforts are underway to create a a universal bank account system for all Mississippi kids. Changes underway as Ole Miss moves beyond the Old South image. And a special spooky book club selection, "The Haunted South."

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Changes at University of Mississippi

Posted by Sandra Knispel

Ole Miss's Attempts at Ridding Itself of Divisive Symbols Proves Divisive

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Election Panel Recommends Early Voting and Online Registration

Posted by Paul Boger

The group believes the changes will increase voter turnout.

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Environmental Groups Say Gulf Ecosystem, Economy Are Linked

Posted by Evelina Burnett

Environmental advocates say a healthy ecosystem and a healthy economy are closely linked, especially when it comes to tourism.

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Push Underway To Create Universal Bank Accounts For Mississippi Kids

Posted by Jeffrey Hess

Bank accounts for all kids are seen as a way to improve the economic future of the children and the state.

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Cochran/Childers Make Final Push For Voters

Posted by Paul Boger

The Republican and Democratic candidates are laying out arguments as to why they would be the best person to represent Mississippi.

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Domestic Violence Affects Thousands In Mississippi Annually

Posted by Evelina Burnett

More than 2,000 women and children in Mississippi sought refuge at domestic violence shelters last year. 

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Expert: Mississippi Poverty And Health Intertwined

Posted by Jeffrey Hess

A policy expert speaking in Mississippi today says it is impossible to separate poor public health from poverty

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, Oct. 30th

Posted by Ezra Wall

Senate candidates make their last push for voters. Then, one expert talks about the poverty/health connection. Plus, a look at new efforts to help victims of domestic violence. Also, bestseller Rick Bragg is back with a real "Killer" in this week's Book Club.

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Religious Leaders Joining Call For Nissan Canton Plant to Unionize

Posted by Paul Boger

Some Mississippi clergy are calling on Nissan's Plant in Canton to allow employees the opportunity to vote for unionization.

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