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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, September 3rd

Updated by Sid Scott at

A federal lawsuit alleges racketeering against a Mississippi company. Then, a prominent Mississippi broadcaster is diagnosed with sepsis. We'll learn more about this infection. And in today's Book Club, the murder of Emmett Till.

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Research ranks Mississippi's community college systems number one in the nation.

Updated by Maura Moed at

A recent Wallet Hub study is recognizing the nation's best and worst community colleges. Their findings have Mississippi at the top of the list, out of more than 600 other institutions in the nation.

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Two new charter schools are coming to Jackson

Posted by Maura Moed at

RePublic Schools, Incorporated's application for two new charter schools was unanimously approved by the Charter School Authorizer Board. RePublic Schools will open Smilow Collegiate, serving grades K-8, and Smilow Prep which will serve grades 5-8. 

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Southern Miss Marks 50 Years of Desegregation

Posted by Evelina Burnett at

Fifty years ago this week, the first African-American students enrolled at the University of Southern Mississippi.

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Attorney Adds Racketeering to Federal Lawsuit Against MS Companies Accused of Exploiting Immigrant Workers

Posted by Desare Frazier at

Two Mississippi companies facing a federal lawsuit for allegedly cheating workers out of money, are now also accused of racketeering. 

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, September 2nd

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A state guardianship law is examined. Then, a Health Minute from Doctor Rick DeShazo. Later, remembering the Clinton Riot of 1875.

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MS Judges Question Child Guardianship Statute Designed to Cut Costs

Updated by Desare Frazier at

A Mississippi guardianship law designed to help low-income families has some judges concerned that the best interest of the child maybe at risk. 

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More Doctors And Hospitals Are Moving To Electronic Records

Posted by Evelina Burnett at

A combination of disasters and incentives have prompted a major change in the way Mississippi health care providers handle patient records. 

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Mississippi Edition: Tuesday, September 1st

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A new legal filing on same sex adoption. Then, a StoryCorps conversation from Mississippi. Later, the plight of homeless veterans in the state.

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Lawmakers Refuse to Hand Over Education Funding Correspondence

Posted by Paul Boger at

Supporters of an education funding proposal, are crying foul because state leaders are refusing to release correspondence related to Initiative 42.

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