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.
The Republican and Democratic candidates for Mississippi Governor go head-to-head in Hattiesburg. We'll have the recap. Then, the first-ever "State of Childhood Obesity" report shines a bright light on a staggering problem in Mississippi. And we'll talk to the Special Olympics of Mississippi, just in time for the start of their Fall Games.Read More
A new survey shows parents have some information - and some misinformation - on charter schools. Then, a gulf coast woman shares her breast cancer story of survival. And in our Book Club, a renowned artist from Mississippi champions a Mississippi folk artist in his book, "Pappy Kitchens and the Saga of Red Eye, the Rooster."Read More
MPB Think Radio will carry two live debates in the race for Mississippi governor Oct. 10 and Oct. 14.Read More
Democratic lawmakers are hearing research that says failure to expand Medicaid is costing lives. We'll talk about it. Then, hear from a Republican legislator who says Medicaid expansion isn't the answer. Find out what he wants to do instead. And after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, find out how a Delta elementary school can go from an F-grade to an A-grade in a single year.Read More