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DACA Recipients in State Nervously Await U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

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Young Undocumented immigrants in Mississippi have their eye on the U.S. Supreme Court. A program that allows them to stay in the country despite their legal status may come to an end.

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Gold Star Family Honored

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Families who have made the ultimate sacrifice were honored during a recent Veteran's Day ceremony.

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ME 11/12/19 - Winter Weather | Mitch Landrieu | StoryCorps | Veterans Day

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Mississippians are waking up to some frigid temperatures this morning. Plus, the state's top fire official has a warning about improperly heating your home. Then, a new report looks at how race and racism continue to plague the Deep South more than a hundred years after the end of Reconstruction. And after a Mississippi StoryCorps, a Gold Star Mother remembers her son.

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ME 11/8/19 - ICE Raids Hearing | Ransomware | #SavedByTheScan

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A U.S. Congressional hearing on the Mississippi ICE Raids is held at Tougaloo College. We'll hear from Democratic Congressman Bennie Thompson and others. And after a school's computer system is hijacked with ransomware, find out how you can protect your devices at work and at home. Plus, experts say a simple quiz could help save your life from long cancer. Learn more.

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Mississippi Schools Victims of Cyber Attack

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Lincoln County School District is working to restore it's computer systems after a cyberattack earlier this week.

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Thompson Holds ICE Raids Hearings in Jackson

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A Mississippi congressman and his committee are learning more about the affect of the August ICE raids in the state, where close to 700 people were arrested. A congressional hearing held in Jackson. heard from local leaders.

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Premature Birth Rates Rise

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Premature birth rates in Mississippi are at the highest they have been in 10 years, that's according to new data published by the March of Dimes.

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ME 11/7/19 - Republican Power | March of Dimes | Emmett Till | Sesame Street

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With Republicans gaining control of every statewide office, we're asking the question: Can a Democrat ever win a major office in Mississippi? And we'll take a look at the latest March of Dimes report card. Then, the newest version of a troubled Emmett Till historical marker is already drawing the wrong kind of attention. And the Book Club heads to Sesame Street.

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Republicans Dominate State, What It Means For Democrats

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Mississippi Republicans are strengthening their dominance by winning all all eight statewide elected offices in Tuesday's election.

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Emmett Till's Family Continues to Advocate

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More than sixty years ago, Mamie Till-Mobley made the bold choice to have an open-casket funeral for her 14-year-old son. His body was unrecognizable after being beaten, lynched and thrown in a river. Years later, Emmett Till’s name remains in the news. As MPB’s Alexandra Watts reports, continued activism by Till’s family continues decades later.

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