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Legislative Black Caucus Drafting Bills to Reform Prison System

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Members of Mississippi's Legislative Black Caucus are drafting bills focused on prison reform. One member talks about the stress on the system.

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New Lottery Options Bring Mega Jackpots To Mississippi

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New multi-state lottery tickets will bring the largest jackpots so far to Mississippi.

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Advocates Lobby Lawmakers to Renew Education Scholarships

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Advocates for School Choice are lobbying lawmakers to renew a program they say is needed to help children with special needs.

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Process Underway to Shutdown Parchman's Unit 29

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Mississippi's new governor has ordered the closure of a dilapidated unit at a troubled state prison. It's among the priorities outlined in his first State of the State Address.

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Reeves to deliver 2020 State of the State Address

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Mississippi Public Broadcasting is broadcasting live Governor Tate Reeves’ State of the State Address Monday, Jan. 27 at 5 p.m. on MPB Television and MPB Think Radio. Starting at 5 p.m., a live stream of the address will be available and archived for on-demand viewing.

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High tech security cameras to monitor streets throughout Mississippi

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Cities in Mississippi are boosting security by using high tech cameras to track crime.

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Governor Announces Steps to Restore Order at Parchman

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Rallies over the deaths of inmates and living conditions at a troubled Mississippi prison continue as the governor announces steps to restore order.

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Mississippians Too Unhealthy to Serve in Military

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Experts and retired generals say poor health in young Mississippians could pose a threat to national security.

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Two Senate Seats in the Delta Could be in Jeopardy

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Two senate seats in the Mississippi Delta could be in jeopardy because of a federal case before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Mississippians Work Towards Racial Healing

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Mississippians are coming together to discuss how the state can move towards racial healing.

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