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.
A week after a huge operation netted almost 700 people in immigration arrests, a top federal law officer defends the arrests. We ask whether more charges are on the way. Also, the telecom industry promotes congressional efforts to crack down on robocalls - what's their role in the practice? And we preview the Mississippi Book Festival with excerpts from Book Club author interviews.Read More
As hundreds of immigrants face deportation, their former employers are hiring anew. We'll hear from a chicken processor's job fair, and from the mayor of a town hit hard by the arrests. Also, Agriculture Commissioner Andy Gipson on new emergency loans for farmers. And, an important reminder about wildfire safety as our hot summer continues.Read More
Tune in to hear urban planner and author John C. Henshall as well as blues musicians, the Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band and the blues duo, Cadillac John Nolden and Bill Abel.Read More