7/30/2021 - Neshoba County Fair | Sales Tax Holiday | Bob Moses
State leaders reckon with a rising COVID-19 case count. Then, Mississippi's sales tax holiday weekend kicks off. And, a look back on the life of civil rights icon Bob Moses.
7/29/2021 - COVID-19 | Neshoba County Fair | Power Grid | Writer Steve Robertson
Mississippi reports more than eighteen hundred new COVID-19 cases.Then, Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann addresses the Neshoba County Fair.Plus, the Gulf coast's power grid braces for hurricanes.And, a conversation with writer Steve Robertson.
7/26/2021 - Abortion | Hospitals | Eviction Moratorium
Attorney General Lynn Fitch amps up her rhetoric as Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban heads to the Supreme Court. Then, the state's latest COVID-19 spike threatens to overwhelm hospitals. And, Jackson prepares for the federal eviction moratorium to lift.
7/23/2021 - Vaccine Hesitancy | Back-to-School Guidance | Elise Winter
Mississippi is one of America's most vaccine-hesitant states. Then, the American Academy of Pediatrics issues new back-to-school guidance. And, friends and colleagues pay tribute to First Lady Elise Winter. Memorial contributions in celebration of Elise Winter can be made to Habitat for Humanity, Mississippi Capital Area at 615 Stonewall, Jackson, MS 39213, or online at Donate | Habitat for Humanity (habitatmca.org).
7/22/2021 - Parole Board | Unemployment | Bobby Rush
A new PEER report alleges shortcomings within the state Parole Board.Then, enhanced unemployment insurance dries up.And, bluesman Bobby Rush releases a memoir.
7/21/2021 - COVID-19 | NIL | National Guard
Dr. Dobbs forecasts a rough few weeks in the fight against COVID-19. Then, college athletes explore a brand-new world of moneymaking. And, after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, the Mississippi National Guard winds down a major mission.
7/20/2021 - Delta Variant | DACA | Jackson Crime
COVID-19 cases spike in Mississippi. Then, a federal court ruling puts the future of DACA in jeopardy. And, Jackson's city council president reacts to a new injection of state law enforcement into the city.
7/19/2021 - School COVID-19 Guidelines | Nancy and Zach New | UMMC Vaccine Policy | David Crews on Elise Winter
The Mississippi Department of Health debuts guidance for the upcoming school year. Then, Nancy and Zach New face fresh federal charges. Plus, the University of Mississippi moves towards universal vaccination amongst students and staff. And, a reflection on the life of First Lady Elise Winter.
7/16/2021 - Schools | Mental Healthcare Suit | Thomas Moore
Mississippi's Board of Education eyes 100% in-person learning this fall. Then, a new ruling in the prolonged court battle over Mississippi's mental healthcare system. And, Thomas Moore remembers his brother, who was murdered by the Ku Klux Klan.