8/1/2022 - Profiling Dr. Dobbs | Public Health Underfunding | Storm Shelters
Dr. Thomas Dobbs reflects on his tenure as Mississippi's Health Officer.
Then, a new report examines the the adequacy of public health funding.
Plus, some Mississippians can get financial assistance to install a storm shelter.
10/4/2022 - Pearl Rover Flood Control | Toxic Waterways | 988 Update
The Pearl River Valley District is set to get an infusion of funding for a flood control project.Then, a recent report rates the toxicity of Mississippi's waterways.Plus, a mental health advocate examines the impact of the 988 crisis line.**This episode is condensed due to MPB Think Radio's fall fund-raising drive. Consider contributing to local journalism by visiting MPB Foundation**
10/3/2022 - Medical Marijuana Harvest | Housing Assistance | Dry Conditions
A sooner-than-expected medical marijuana harvest leads to a rush of employee certifications.Then, Mississippi gets housing assistance from HUD.Plus, drier conditions could mean higher risk for fires.**This episode is condensed due to MPB Think Radio's fall fund-raising drive. Consider contributing to local journalism by visiting MPB Foundation**
9/30/2022 - HIV and Policy Discrimination | Climate & Housing | Ending Food Insecurity
Mississippi faces an HIV epidemic. We examine what activists are doing to address stigma and discrimination.Mississippi and other Gulf States rank near the bottom in climate prep. We look at how states can keep residents safe in severe weather.Plus, what the President's commitment to end food insecurity looks like for the Magnolia State.