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Businesses, Lawmakers, Employees Promote Shape Up Event

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Mississippi business leaders, lawmakers and employees are partnering to promote healthier lifestyles in the state.

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Mississippi Edition: Tuesday, October 9th

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On today's show: A Mississippi family is searching for answers after losing a loved one while incarcerated. Then, find out how your family can financially prepare before a storm strikes. And, tips on when and why high school students need to complete the FAFSA.

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A Mother Calls for Liaison to Provide Details About Inmate Deaths

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A Mississippi mother wants the department of corrections to do a better job providing information when inmates die in state custody. She says the August deaths of 16 inmates impacts her as well.

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Mississippi Edition: Monday, October 8th

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On today's show: Will a Mississippi Senate committee take action toward changing the state's lifelong voting ban? Then, after Everyday Tech, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann warns us of a phone scam over voter registration just ahead of today's deadline. Find out what to watch for and hear what he calls a bigger issue.

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Senate Committees Hears Testimony about state's Lifelong Voting Ban

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Mississippians impacted by a voting law that dates back to 1890 are testifying before legislators about the need for reform.

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Innovative Class Leads to Visit from U.S. Secretary of Education

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The nation's U.S. Secretary of Education is in Mississippi to see how one rural community is using an innovative approach to teaching classes for college credit.

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, October 4th

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Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is announcing his bid for Governor. Then, find out why advocates against domestic violence say crucial funds are at risk if the federal legislators don't act. Plus, we'll hear from an expert on domestic violence in Mississippi. And how students are adapting to more stringent literacy requirements.

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Mississippi A.G. Enters Race for Governor

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With the election still more than a year away, the race for Mississippi Governor has its first official contender. MPB's Ezra Wall reports.

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, October 3rd

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On today's show: Thousands fill a Southaven Mississippi arena to see President Donald Trump. We'll hear his message to voters. Then, advocates in the Delta are celebrating a possible second charter school there. And after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, find out how the state health department is checking the safety of the food you're about to eat at the Mississippi State Fair.

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President Trump Throws Support Behind Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith

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Thousands of President Donald Trump supporters flocked to Southaven, Mississippi to see him in a rally hosted to get out the vote for the upcoming November elections.

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