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Mississippi Edition: Monday, October 1st

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On today's show: Human Trafficking is a growing concern in Mississippi, and legislative leaders are taking notice. Learn about a new effort from House Speaker Philip Gunn. Then, find out why keeping more babies alive could be as easy as a, b, c. And after a conversation in Story Corps, a new analysis looks at the uninsurance rate in rural America, and how Medicaid Expansion has an effect.

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Atty. General's office forms partnership to warn parents and teens about vaping

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The Mississippi Attorney General's office is announcing a partnership with health officials and law enforcement to warn parents and teens of the dangers of using e-cigarettes.

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DEVELOPING: Two officers dead in Mississippi town

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Updated 9/29/18 - 12:45 PM Two police officers are dead following an early morning confrontation in Mississippi. Warren Strain of the Department of Public Safety says two police officers died in an incident that occurred early Saturday in the city of Brookhaven.

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Mississippi Edition: Friday, September 28th

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On today's show: Mississippi is celebrating a new venture at the Nissan plant in Canton. We'll get the details. Then, find out why safety officials are pushing for more caution at railroad crossings. And, we'll hear from a survivor celebrating recovery and how a program is educating young people and their parents on communicating about sex and bullying.

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Nissan in Mississippi begins manufacturing new Altima

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Nissan in Mississippi is officially launching the production of the new 2019 Altima.

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, September 27th

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On today's show: Mississippi U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith praises Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Then, a message from hope as many Mississippians celebrates recovery from the throws of addiction and mental illness. And in our book club meet the author and Grammy Award-winning songwriter Tena Clark with her new memoir on growing up in Mississippi.

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A Woman in Recovery Shares Her Story to Motivate Others

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September is National Recovery Month and one Mississippi woman is taking her message to as many people as possible.

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Residents urged to register to vote

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Mississippi Democrats are ramping up their efforts to get people to the polls for the November 6th general election. MPB's Teresa Collier has more.

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Mississippi Edition: Tuesday, September 25th

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On today's show: Hospitals in Mississippi are working to keep qualified nurses. How one medical center is dealing with one of the challenges. Then, it's National Voter Registration Day. We'll hear from Mississippi's Secretary of State on getting out the vote. And, find out why a new report says the state's public colleges are failing some students.

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Attracting and Retaining Nurses in the Midst of a Nationwide Shortage

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Mississippi is in the midst of a nursing shortage that mirrors what's happening across the country. What the Sonny Montgomery VA Medical Center is doing to address one of the challenges.

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