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Mississippi Edition: Monday, August 19

Posted by Tom Wright on

Immigration raids and presidential politics intersect in Canton as a Democratic hopeful makes a campaign stop. A new study shows women have a higher risk of stroke due to high blood pressure than men. Also, we remember Hurricane Camille, and the devastation it caused on the Gulf Coast 50 years ago.

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Miss. Moms Join Nationwide Call For Gun Control Legislation

Posted by Desare Frazier on

Mississippi mothers are speaking out against gun violence, joining a nationwide effort to urge Congress to pass gun control legislation.

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Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke visits Miss. town targeted by raids

Posted by Ashley Norwood on

Immigrant families affected by the recent ICE raids in Mississippi say they are still looking for answers.

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Mississippi Edition: Friday, August 16

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Education officials tout new test results in English and math; we get details from the Mississippi Academic Assessment Program. Some local librarians get big-name support as Google promotes a new workforce initiative. And we hear from one of the organizers of Saturday's Mississippi Book Festival at the State Capitol.

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Juuls, Vaping in State Called Epidemic

Posted by Desare Frazier on

Vaping among Mississippi youth is growing at an alarming rate according to a non-profit organization. Now they're working with schools to educate families about the dangers.

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Students reach all-time high on state tests

Posted by Ashley Norwood on

Mississippi students are outpacing the nation in learning gains, according to recently released statewide test results.

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, August 15

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A week after a huge operation netted almost 700 people in immigration arrests, a top federal law officer defends the arrests. We ask whether more charges are on the way. Also, the telecom industry promotes congressional efforts to crack down on robocalls - what's their role in the practice? And we preview the Mississippi Book Festival with excerpts from Book Club author interviews.

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Baby dies at a Brandon daycare, Health dept. takes immediate action

Posted by Ashley Norwood on

The state department of health is issuing an emergency suspension at a child care facility in Brandon after a baby boy died.

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Investigators looking at raided companies

Posted by Ezra Wall on

Investigators continue to look into the companies caught up in a series of raids by U.S. immigration officials in Mississippi a week ago. MPB's Ezra Wall reports.

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, August 14

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New questions about families disrupted by immigration arrests last week. Homeland Security considers how to secure religious communities from domestic terrorism. And some hurricane season precautions to cross off your checklist.

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