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Report Says Administrative Costs Have Increased at Public Schools

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A recent report from the state auditor's office says Mississippi public schools are spending more money on administrative costs instead of classroom instruction.

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Officials Remember the Pearl River Flood of 1979

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This week marks the 40th anniversary of the devastating Pearl River flood of 1979, which resulted in an estimated 15,000 people evacuating their homes.

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Conservation Groups Criticize Possible Revival of Massive Flood Project

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Conservation groups are criticizing the possible revival of a massive flood project in the Mississippi Delta.

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Mississippi Edition: Tuesday, April 16

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On today's show: Cleanup begins as a historic Mississippi city recovers from weekend tornadoes. Then, the challenges facing some guard members returning to Mississippi after months of service abroad. And after a Mississippi StoryCorps, noted poet and activist, Nikki Giovanni, visits Mississippi.

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Several Hundred Homes and Businesses Damaged After Severe Storms

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Damage assessments are being done in Mississippi after severe storms and tornadoes swept through the state this past weekend.

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Mississippi Edition: Monday, April 15

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Damage assessment is underway after a dangerous storm leaves behind one death, injuries and thousands still without power. We'll hear from Governor Phil Bryant, plus disaster response from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, and MPB's Ashley Norwood in Vicksburg with Warren county emergency managers. And after Everyday Tech, a personal story of the life-changing impact of organ donation.

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Returning Nat'l Guard Troops Face Adjusting to Civilian Life

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Mississippi National Guard troops just back from the Middle East are getting help finding jobs. Returning to civilian life can present some challenges.

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Organ Transplant Recipients are Celebrating the Gift of Life

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Organ recipients in Mississippi are celebrating the gift of life made possible through organ and tissue donations.

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Powerful Storms and Possible Tornadoes Have Affected 17 Counties

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Clean up has begun in parts of Mississippi following powerful storms that swept across the state this weekend.

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Tax Deadline a Weekend Away, A Few Tips to Keep in Mind

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Mississippians who haven't filed their taxes have the weekend to crunch those numbers before Monday's April 15th deadline. Experts share some tips.

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