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Governor Approves Pay Raise for Mississippi Teachers

For the first time in seven years Mississippi teachers can look forward to a pay raise. MPB's Paul Boger reports leaders say the pay increase is an investment in Mississippi's future.

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Three Americans Dead After Shooting At Kabul Hospital

Authorities say an Afghan security guard opened fire at a hospital run by a U.S.-based Christian group. Another American citizen was reportedly wounded. Attacks on foreigners have been on the rise.

Bob Dole Returns To Kansas For Gratitude Tour

The 90-year-old former GOP senator says it's an opportunity to meet with friends and thank voters who supported him during his decades-long career in state and national politics.

Why Bill Gates Fights Diseases Abroad, Not At Home

The Microsoft founder and philanthropist talks with NPR's David Greene about why he's spent billions on health efforts in developing countries and about the prospect of beating polio and malaria.

When Money Trumps Need In College Admissions

Some of the factors keeping low-income students from getting into college aren't always obvious to the public, higher education insiders tell Morning Edition's David Greene.

After Bangladesh Factory Disaster, Efforts Show Mixed Progress

One year ago, a factory building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,100 workers. Top retailers have begun inspecting factories more aggressively, but other steps have fallen short.
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    B.B. King Museum, Indianola
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