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Just weeks from a statewide election, a new court challenge is looking to change the way Mississippi elects its governor. Then, a Byte Size Tech question about what happens to your data when you die. And some advice to help put your best foot forward with prospective employers.

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Attorneys Await Ruling on Election Law Called Discriminatory

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A federal judge could rule at any time on a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi's election law. Some hope the ruling will come before the November 5th election.

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Mississippi Edition: Friday, October 11

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The Republican and Democratic candidates for Mississippi Governor go head-to-head in Hattiesburg. We'll have the recap. Then, the first-ever "State of Childhood Obesity" report shines a bright light on a staggering problem in Mississippi. And we'll talk to the Special Olympics of Mississippi, just in time for the start of their Fall Games.

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Reeves and Hood Vie for Governor in First Debate

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Mississippi's two major party candidates for governor traded barbs and talked about the clear differences between them in their first debate of the campaign season.

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FEMA Assistance Available For Mississippians

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Mississippians who received damage to their homes from storms during February and March are eligible for disaster assistance. MPB’s Alexandra Watts goes door to door with federal officials in the Delta as they spread the word.

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, October 10

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A new survey shows parents have some information - and some misinformation - on charter schools. Then, a gulf coast woman shares her breast cancer story of survival. And in our Book Club, a renowned artist from Mississippi champions a Mississippi folk artist in his book, "Pappy Kitchens and the Saga of Red Eye, the Rooster."

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Charter School Survey Yields Some Mixed Results From Parents

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A new survey that measures what some Mississippi parents know about charter schools shows mixed results.

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, October 9

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Democratic lawmakers are hearing research that says failure to expand Medicaid is costing lives. We'll talk about it. Then, hear from a Republican legislator who says Medicaid expansion isn't the answer. Find out what he wants to do instead. And after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, find out how a Delta elementary school can go from an F-grade to an A-grade in a single year.

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Dems Hold Hearing About Expanding Medicaid Ahead of Nov. 5

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Mississippi Democrats are working to keep Medicaid expansion on the minds of voters ahead of the November elections.

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Mississippi Delta School Goes From F to A Grade

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An elementary school in the Mississippi Delta went from a failing school to an A-rated one – all in the span of a year. MPB’s Alexandra Watts reports.

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