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AG Sends Settlement Money to General Fund

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Mississippi's general fund budget has a nearly $37,000,000 addition. As MPB's Kobee Vance reports, the money comes from several large legal settlements.

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ME 10/29/19 - Election Profiles | StoryCorps | Domestic Violence Awareness

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Our election preview continues. Today we'll hear from the candidates for Ag Commissioner: the incumbent, Republican Andy Gipson, and Democrat Ricky Cole. And after a Mississippi StoryCorps, working to raise awareness of domestic violence in Mississippi.

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Domestic Violence Awareness

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Advocates with the Mississippi Attorney General's office are urging Mississippians to be aware of the signs of domestic violence. MPB's Kobee Vance Reports.

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ME 10/28/19 - The Race | Byte Size Tech | LGBTQ Clinic Opens

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We'll kick off our week-long series of candidate profiles with the race to become Mississippi's Insurance Commissioner. And after some tips and tricks on Byte Size Tech, learn more about a clinic in Jackson designed with the needs of LGBTQ Mississippians in mind.

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State's First Primary Care Clinic for LGBTQ Community Opens

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University of Mississippi Medical Center is reaching out to a community that often feels stigmatized or judged when seeking healthcare.

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ME 10/25/19 - Mason-Dixon Poll | Hughes vs. Hosemann | Artist Nick Cave

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New polling this week shows a slight lead for Tate Reeves in the race for Governor. But with Jim Hood still in striking distance, hear the pollster's analysis of the race. Then, we're talking public education with the candidates for Lieutenant Governor. And performer, designer and artist Nick Cave talks to us about his new exhibit opening in Jackson.

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Attorney General Suing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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Mississippi's attorney general says he's suing the federal government over damages caused to the Gulf Coast by reopening a controversial spillway.

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ME 10/14/19 - Campaign Barbs | CBD Dangers? | Book Club: Vicksburg

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With just under two weeks to go, the leading candidates for Governor of Mississippi are trading barbs on the campaign trail. Then, state health and public safety officials are warning people about the dangers of products containing CBD - a cannabis-based substance. And we're revisiting the Seige on Vicksburg in this week's Book Club.

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Officials Issue Public Safety Warning About CBD and Vaping Products

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Mississippi law enforcement and health officials are issuing a public safety warning about the use of CBD and vaping products.

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ME 10/23/19 - Medicaid Expansion | Tornado Prep | Health Minute | Get2College

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The Mississippi Hospital Association is continuing to push for a version of Medicaid expansion they say would cost nothing to the state government. Then, raising awareness of tornado dangers, even in the middle of hurricane country. And after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, future college students can now apply for federal college aid. We'll talk about getting to college.

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