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Mississippi Fishermen Say Spill Still Hurting Seafood Industry

Posted by Evelina Burnett on

"Post-BP, they're not catching near the amount of volume they used to, and that's a great concern, because the fuel and expenses are still very high."

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Music Is Helping Change Lives of Those Living With Memory Loss, Dementia

Posted by Evelina Burnett on

Music is changing the lives of some nursing home residents in Gulfport. MPB’s Evelina Burnett reports on a program that uses familiar songs to bring comfort and inspire memories.

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Study Finds Higher Depression, Anxiety Among Oil-Spill Workers

Posted by Evalina Burnett on

Workers who did clean-up work after the BP oil spill appear to have higher rates of depression and anxiety.

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Pit Bull Attacks Revive Debate Over Banning The Breed

Posted by Jeffrey Hess on

Both sides of the debate say dog fighters are at the root of the problem

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Business Leaders Touting Mississippi’s Creativity As Economic Driver

Posted by Paul Boger on

Mississippi's business leaders say they want to continue developing the state's creative economy. MPB's Paul Boger reports.

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New Law Affects How Mississippi Can Collect Out of State Taxes

Posted by Paul Boger on

A new law will affect how Mississippi will collect taxes on multi-state corporations.

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Water Not The Only Danger With Flood in Mississippi

Posted by Jeffrey Hess on

Flood waters could begin receding this weekend.

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Three Mississippi Cities are Gearing Up for Charter Schools

Posted by Lawayne Childrey on

"We decided we need to try something a little innovative and a lot different and a whole lot more student centered to try to bridge some of this achievement gap that we're seeing in Mississippi and the rest of the world."

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Mississippi Lawmakers Pass Controversial Religious Freedom Bill

Posted by Jeffery Hess on

Mississippi lawmakers have passed the final version of a bill that says state and local governments cannot put a substantial burden on religious practices. MPB's Jeffrey Hess reports lawmakers spoke passionately for and against the bill....

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New Report Finds Large Disparities Between Mississippi Children

Posted by Paul Boger on

A report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds children in Mississippi do not have the same opportunity to become economically successful adults as kids in the rest of the nation. MPB's Paul Boger reports African Americans are especially hard hit.

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