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PSC to Discuss Kemper Plant in Executive Session Today

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The plant was to become a shining example of clean coal technology, but was not cost-effective in the end.

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Mississippi Edition: Monday, September 11th

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On today's show: As major weather events converge on the US, emergency management officials share the potential impact on Mississippi. In Everyday Tech, find out weather tools that can help keep you informed. Then, young immigrants and their supporters are speaking out against the DACA repeal. And, the state Attorney General is warning Mississippians to avoid buying flood-damaged vehicles.

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As DACA Ends Support For Dream ACT Takes Shape

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Young undocumented immigrants and their supporters are speaking out against President Donald Trump's decision to end DACA. They're calling on Congress to pass the Dream Act.

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Mississippi Providing Help to Respond to Hurricane Irma

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The Mississippi National Guard will be present in Florida.

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Few high school students college ready despite slight ACT gain

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Despite a slight gain in high school college entrance readiness scores, Mississippi students by and large aren't prepared for higher education.

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AG Warns Public About Flood-damaged Vehicles

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Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says buyer beware when shopping for a used vehicle after high water caused by Hurricane Harvey.

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, September 7th

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On today's show: An upgrade to the Secretary of State's website is making it easier for voters to find out their registration status. Then, as low wage workers push for an increase in the minimum wage, some say it is not a good choice for Mississippians. And in our Book Club, author Stephen Hinshaw shares a personal story on the stigma of mental illness.

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Unknown vision problem can cause poor school performance

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Eye experts in Mississippi are urging parents to get regular eye screening for their children. MPB's Alexis Ware reports poor vision could mean lower academic success.

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Changes come to Voter Registration Site

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Mississippians now have quicker access to their voter registration information. As MPB's Ezra Wall reports, the Secretary of State's "Y'all Vote" website is getting an upgrade.

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, September 6th

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On today's show: A young Mississippian talks about living in the shadows and shares concerns now that the president is phasing out DACA. Then, State Lawmakers and stakeholders are examining a possible state lottery. And, it's been eight years since the last federal minimum wage increase. We'll hear from a researcher who says an increase could help more than 40 percent of Mississippians.

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