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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, April 19

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On today's show: We'll hear from Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann as Mississippians near and far prepare to vote. Then Republican candidates are vying for an open House seat. Plus, re-enactors and historians from around the country are in Mississippi to channel the lives and labor of slaves. And in our book club, Robert F. Kennedy's visit to Mississippi is remembered.

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Holly Springs goes Behind the Big House

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Historic preservation groups are remembering the slaves who lived and toiled "behind the big house."

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FDA asks if marijuana should have more or less restrictions?

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The federal government wants Mississippians' input on marijuana.

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Republican Candidates Debate for 3rd Congressional District Seat

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Primary scheduled for June 5th.

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, April 18th

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On today's show: We'll hear from state Superintendent of Education Carey Wright on Mississippi pre-K. Then, a look at student testing. Is it too much? Not enough? And after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, is the quality of the air we breathe getting better or getting worse? Plus, a look at Mississippi 50 years after Martin Luther King's Poor People's Campaign.

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Mississippi 50 years after MLK's Poor People's Campaign

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Advocates for eliminating poverty are commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's Poor People's Campaign.

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State Will Search for Ways to Improve Student Testing

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MDE has created the Mississippi Student Testing Task Force

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Mississippi Edition: Tuesday, April 17

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On today's show: Advocates on the front lines of fighting tobacco use among Mississippi children say e-cigarettes and vaping are the latest threat. Then, the latest as the state is shutting down bridges determined to be unsafe for the motoring public. And, do changing temperatures mean the state's climate is changing? We'll hear from an expert.

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E-Cigarettes and Vaping on Rise Among Children

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Mississippi health experts say the number of children using e-cigarettes and vaping is rising despite years of working to reduce tobacco use.

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MDOT Closing Unsafe Bridges Statewide

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Bridges are held up by timber, which has deteriorated over time.

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