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Faith-based Group Shares Plan to Lower Wind Insurance Costs

Posted by Evelina Burnett on

An Alabama church group is meeting with Mississippians to share their idea for lowering wind insurance rates.

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Race Is On to Record WWII Vets’ Histories

Posted by Paul Boger on

In the US, more than 600 World War 2 veterans die every day. MPB's Paul Boger reports there's a group of Mississippians racing against the clock to record the stories of what many call "the greatest generation."

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The Salvation Army Receives a Big Food Donation Just in Time for the Holidays.

Posted by Lawayne Childrey, Teresa Collier on

The poultry and egg products are being distributed to more than 400 soup kitchens, homeless shelters and other agencies supported by the Mississippi Food Network. Walker Satterwhite, Executive Director of the Food Network says over the last 3 years they have seen a growing number of people needing food.

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Mississippi Cracking Down On Underage Drinking

Posted by Jeffrey Hess on

Law enforcement is targeting young drinkers and the people who sell to them.

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Mississippi Receives $7.5 Million for Restoration Projects

Posted by Evelina Burnett on

Mississippi has received $7.5 million for three projects intended to repair environmental damage caused by the 2010 BP oil spill.

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Bryant Releases 6-billion Dollar Recommended Budget

Posted by Jeffrey Hess on

Governor Phil Bryant is unveiling his executive budget recommendation.

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Federal Trial Date Set For Dec. 16 in DMR Case

Posted by Evelina Burnett on

But defense attorneys think the trial, just over three weeks away, may be postponed.

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2013 Stop the Drop Summit: Let's Make it Happen

Posted by Nikki McCelleis on

Mississippi Public Broadcasting is on a mission to combat dropout in our state. In partnership with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and American Graduate, we aim to call attention to dropout prevention in Mississippi at the Stop the Drop Summit. Stop the Drop is part of American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen, and is made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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Top Mississippi Republicans Say Their Party Is United

Posted by Jeffrey Hess on

Top Mississippi Republicans Say Their Party Is United

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Prison Reform Could Be Focus of Next Legislative Session

Posted by Paul Boger on

Mississippi's prison costs are on track to increase $266 million over the next decade. MPB's Paul Boger reports on what state officials are doing to curb the increase in spending and make law enforcement more efficient in Mississippi.

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