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Mississippi Edition: Tuesday, July 28th

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How will the BP oil spill settlement money be spent? Plus, a StoryCorps segment from Mississippi. Then, the University of Southern Mississippi helps the Army make a safer helmet.

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USM Awarded 4.9 Million Dollar Contract to Develop Advanced Helmet Lining Technology

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Cutting edge research at the University of Southern Mississippi has helped two schools land a multi-million dollar contract with the U.S. Army.  

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Proposed Bill Would Keep Most BP Funds On Coast

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A Mississippi coastal legislator wants to ensure the majority of the state's settlement from the BP oil spill is spent on the Gulf Coast. 

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Mississippi Edition: Monday, July 27th

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Students explore Mississippi's Civil Rights history. Then, a visit from the experts at Everyday Tech. And, the state's new special needs vouchers come under fire.

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Washington, DC High School Students Explore Mississippi to Learn About Civil Rights Movement

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High schools students from Washington, DC are learning about the civil rights movement first hand, from Mississippi activists. It's changing the way they see America.

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Parents: Special Needs Students in Private School Denied Scholarships

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The Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Act was designed to give the parents of about 430 special needs students in Mississippi, $6,500 in state money for approved services outside the public education system like private schools or tutors. 

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Mississippi Edition: Friday, July 24th

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A new term limit proposal in Mississippi. Then, a prayer vigil against the state flag. And, a conversation with R & B legend Denise LaSalle.

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Conservative Group Pushing For Legislative Term Limits

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Some Mississippians are pushing for a constitutional amendment that would create term limits for statewide officeholders and legislators. The political action committee, United Conservatives Fund, is working to place an initiative on next year's ballot that would hold lawmakers to a maximum of two consecutive terms.

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Religious Leaders Continue Prayer Vigils at Governor's Mansion to Change State Flag

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Religious leaders continue their prayer vigils in front of the governor's mansion to change the Mississippi State Flag. 

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, July 23rd

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What's next in a lawsuit filed on behalf of the state's foster children? Then, the athletic director for the University of Southern Mississippi. And, an entertaining segment of our Book Club.

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