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New Regulation Makes Popular Painkiller Harder To Get

Posted by Evelina Burnett on

New regulations taking effect this week are making hydrocodone, Mississippi's most commonly used prescription painkiller, harder to get.

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Department of Education Looking for Ways to Expand Pre-K Statewide

Posted by Paul Boger on

Education officials are looking for ways to expand Mississippi's state-funded early education program by asking lawmakers for an increase in funding.

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Personality Exercise: Who Am I Group Assignment (6-12)

Posted by Tolarrious Washington on

Activity for middle and high school students. Ice breaker exercise. 

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Work Underway To Improve Mississippi's Internet Speed And Access

Posted by Jeffrey Hess on

Mississippi has the sixth slowest average internet speed and calls are growing loud to make the Internet faster and more accessible.

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, Oct. 9th

Posted by Ezra Wall on

Following the death of a Texas Ebola patient, Mississippi leaders work to make sure our State is prepared. Then, find out who says the fuel industry could be the key to Mississippi's economic future. Plus, classic cars roll out for Cruisin' the Coast. 

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State Agencies Ready to Handle Ebola If It Were to Come to Mississippi

Posted by Paul Boger on

Mississippi health officials say they're ready to respond if a case of Ebola were to occur in the state.

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Texas Governor Rick Perry Calls For More Drilling in Miss.

Posted by Jeffrey Hess on

The Texas Governor is calling expansion of fossil fuel resources as the only way to boost the economy and improve national security.

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, Oct. 8th

Posted by Ezra Wall on

Learn what newly proposed EPA regulations could mean in Mississippi. Then find out why community renewal expert Rich Harwood says Mississippians need to end the blame game. And MPB's Jay White recaps a big weekend on the Mississippi gridiron. 

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Mississippi Is Second in Nation in Charitable Giving

Posted by Evelina Burnett on

A new report by the Chronicle of Philanthropy says Mississippians gave nearly 5% of their income to charity in 2012, the second-highest rate in the nation.

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Miss. Groups Oppose Expansion of EPA's Clean Water Act

Posted by Paul Boger on

Some conservative groups are warning that a proposed expansion of the federal government's Clean Water Act may hurt farmers in Mississippi.

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