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A New Ag and Commerce Initiative Aims to Highlight Mississippi Products

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A new statewide branding program aims to promote products created or produced by Mississippi farmers, artisans, entrepreneurs, and manufacturers. MPB's Ashley Norwood reports.

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Mississippi Edition: Tuesday, July 10th

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On today's show: What could a tariff war mean for Mississippi farmers and consumers? We'll get the latest from a Mississippi Congressman. Then, find out how reports of telemarketing calls are stacking up big fines for companies. And we'll hear about an event encouraging conversation between Mississippians and members of the press.

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Complaints Lead to Charges Against Six Telemarketers

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Six out-of-state telemarketers face charges and thousands of dollars in fines for calling Mississippians on the No-Call List.

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Farmers worry about the impact of tariffs on Mississippi's economy

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A Mississippi Congressman says a trade war between the U.S. and China would be devastating for farmers in the state. As MPB's Ashley Norwood reports, tariffs could also impact normal citizens.

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Mississippi Edition: Monday, July 10th

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On today's show: We'll hear from the state's new auditor Shad White on the Governor's appointment. Plus outgoing auditor Stacey Pickering weighs in on the future of the state. Then, details on a program providing meals for under-served communities. And after Everyday Tech, the latest on chronic wasting disease and threats to the state's wildlife.

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Governor picks new state auditor

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The Governor of Mississippi is selecting a millennial with no elective experience as the new state auditor.

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Mississippi Delta Group Brings Summer Feeding Home

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School may be out, but students still need to eat. MPB’s Alexandra Watts reports community groups are stepping in while school’s out to provide meals during summer break.

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MDE creates new guidelines to help educators teach migrant children

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Educators in Mississippi are learning new ways to teach students who come to school speaking little-to-no English. MPB's Ashley Norwood reports on a newly published guidebook to help teachers meet the needs of migrant children.

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July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

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Experts say access to mental health services is an ongoing concern for minorities in Mississippi. As MPB's Ashley Norwood reports, they're exposed more often to social conditions that trigger mental illness.

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Urban League Reestablishes Miss. Office

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A national civil rights organization dedicated to education, housing, jobs and Healthcare returns to Mississippi.

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