11/17/2022 - Anti-abortion OBGYNs File Lawsuit | Mertis of the Case | New Local Foods Initiative
The issue of abortion rights is the subject of a new lawsuit as a group of anti-abortion doctors seek to challenge a 1998 Mississippi Supreme Court opinion.We hear from the group representing the plaintiffs and examine the merits of the case.Plus, the agriculture commissioner launches a new initiative aimed at combating food insecurity.
11/16/2022 - Jackson/EPA Agreement | Accelerated Nursing Degrees | Change-makers
Federal and city officials meet to discuss the future of Jackson's troubled water system.Then, while the state faces a healthcare shortage, training programs look to accelerate nurse education.Plus, this week's History is Lunch highlights "changemakers" and their fight for social justice.
11/15/2022 - Real Estate Dips | Care Provider Wants More Support | New Pre-K Programs
The state's Real Estate Commission says the housing market is taking a dip. And the number of realtors in the state may soon follow that trend.Then, the tax credit for crisis pregnancy centers could be increasing. But we talk to one healthcare provider who says she's not getting vital resources to help expecting mothers.Plus, the State Board of Education approves new Pre-K programs.
11/14/2022 - Ending Corporal Punishment | Alzheimer's Research | The U.S. & the Holocaust
A coalition of civil rights groups wants to bring an end to corporal punishment in Mississippi schools.Then, how doctors at the MIND center are finding ways to better understand living with Alzheimer's.Plus, a virtual screening of The U.S. and the Holocaust hopes to open dialogue regarding the reality of anti-Semitism in America.
11/11/2022 - Low Voter Turnout | Remembering Fallen Marine | Veteran Affairs
Voter participation in Mississippi was the lowest in the nation during Tuesday's midterm election. We examine some factors that lead to low turnout.Then, on the anniversary of the Marine Corps founding, a fallen veteran is remembered at Camp Shelby.Plus, on this Veterans Day we talk to the new Executive Director of Mississippi's Office of Veteran Affairs.
11/10/2022 - Election Day Cyber Attack | Addition Research | Water System Winterization
The Secretary of State's office responds to a cyber attack during the midterm election.Then, researchers in Mississippi explore the best treatment options for alcohol and drug addiction.Plus, the Capital city prepares a weary water system for potential winter weather.
11/9/2022 - 2022 Midterm Election Analysis
Mississippi has a new member of the House of Representatives. We take a look comprehensive look at the state's fourth Congressional District.Then, the midterms came and went without a competitive race, we examine what the outcomes say about policies and preferences.Plus, a look ahead to the 2023 electionPolitical analysts Austin Barbour and Brandon Jones join the show.
11/8/2022 - Republican Midterm Outlook | Democratic Optimism | Mark McArthur: Part 2
It's Election Day, and all four of Mississippi's House seats are on the ballot. We hear from the state's GOP Chairman on the outlook for the midterms.Then, the Vice-chair of Mississippi's Democratic Party says the party can beat the odds.Plus, part two of our conversation with Mark McArthur on the social challenges youth face in Mississippi's Black communities.
11/7/2022 - Voting 101 | Insurance Showdown | Mark McArthur: Part 1
On the eve of Election Day, we breakdown voting 101 with the Secretary of State.Then, an ongoing battle between Mississippi’s largest hospital and the biggest commercial insurer has left patients without access to critical healthcare.Plus, a mentorship and community support program focuses its efforts on raising up young Black men.