Since 1985 MPB has been Mississippi’s source for news and entertainment on the radio. MPB Think Radio features thought provoking news and analysis programs as well as shows that entertain and inspire. MPB airs 15 local call-in shows each week from 9 a.m. to noon. Our expert hosts focus on topics relevant to Mississippians, informing you on everything from legal advice to how to grow greener grass. Find out more about MPB Think Radio and view a list of programs. MPB’s HD channel, MPB Music Radio, features music from an array of musical genres. Our diverse lineups on both MPB Think and Music radio offer something for every listener.
New analysis finds Mississippi pulled off a big decrease in drunk driving fatality rates since 2000. We examine what may have driven the declines. Also, a nationwide warning for people who rinse or wash their raw poultry: don't do it. And, a digital collection brings Fannie Lou Hamer and the civil rights era to life.Read More
Rural broadband could get a boost after a series of announcements by power cooperatives. Educators explain why they decided to do away with a U-S history exam requirement. And a local counselor sends parents a warning about Juul e-cigarettes.Read More
Today we sit down with Jeff Good, president of Mangia Bene Restaurant Management Group and Emily Stanfield, CEO of The Refill Jackson Initiative. We’ll talk with them about The Refill Jackson Initiative and grand opening of the Refill Café.Read More
Immigration raids and presidential politics intersect in Canton as a Democratic hopeful makes a campaign stop. A new study shows women have a higher risk of stroke due to high blood pressure than men. Also, we remember Hurricane Camille, and the devastation it caused on the Gulf Coast 50 years ago.Read More