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Subtropical Storm Alberto

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Subtropical Storm Alberto, is threatening the Gulf Coast this Memorial Day weekend. According to the National Weather Service, Tropical Storm Watches have been issued for the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Governor Phil Bryant has issued a State of Emergency ahead of the storm in case resources are needed.

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Tips on safe grilling this summer

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Officials are warning Mississippians about the possible hazards of outdoor grilling this holiday weekend.

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Troopers: Heavy Rains During the Holiday in Forecast, Drive to Survive

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Expect to see Mississippi Highway Patrol out in full force this Memorial Holiday Weekend. Troopers are urging drivers to be extra caution because thunderstorms are in the forecast.

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, May 24th

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On today's show: New data is out about our segregated neighborhoods. Find out what else the report says about Mississippi. Plus, Jackson Zoo leaders and city officials are at odds about a potential new location. We'll hear from both sides. And in this week's Book Club: it's "An American Marriage" by Tayari Jones.

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Scammers Use Medicare I.D. Cards To Trick Seniors

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Scammers are targeting Mississippi seniors to get their personal information using the new Medicare Card roll-out as an excuse.

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Jackson among top segregated cities in the nation, according to a report

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Mississippi's capital city is among the most residentially segregated in the U.S., according to a new study by Apartment List Dot Com.

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, May 23rd

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On today's show: A new report says women in Mississippi are too often pushed into low-wage jobs. Find out what some are trying to do about it. Then, another reason to quit smoking and tobacco use. It's the story of a former smoker you don't want to miss. And, could a move by the state Board of Education solve the math teacher shortage?

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Study: Full Employment Across Racial, Gender Lines Would Boost Economy

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A newly released report finds Mississippi is losing several billion dollars in potential revenue because too many women are in jobs that don't pay a livable wage.

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Mississippi Edition: Tuesday, May 22nd

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On today's show: We'll hear from veterans being recognized at the Trail of Honor events. And, a look at Mississippi officials and legislators: how are they rated and what issues are most important to the state's voters? Then as Mississippians turn to water recreation to cool down, find out where researchers say many people are at risk.

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Celebrating the Annual Trail of Honor with VA Medical Staff

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A distinguished group of veterans is in Mississippi to celebrate the annual Trail of Honor, a tribute to U.S military men and women.

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