Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
On today's show: The fight to establish a labor union at the Nissan plant in Canton is being reignited with an upcoming rally. Then, after a StoryCorp conversation from Mississippi, find out where free legal help is now available to Mississippians recovering from last month's devastating tornadoes.
10/19/2021 - Mental Health | Vaccine Hesitancy
A new report sheds light on teen suicide in Mississippi.And, we talk vaccine hesitancy with a Gulf Coast nurse practitioner.This is an abridged show produced to accommodate MPB's fall fundraising campaign.
10/18/2021 - Vaccines | Abortion | Medical Marijuana
Dr. Dobbs reports progress on COVID-19 vaccinations.Then, a Jackson clinic is ground zero for America's abortion debate.And, the ACLU calls for medical marijuana legalization in the state to be accompanied by criminal justice reform.This is an abbreviated show produced for MPB's fall fundraising campaign.
10/15/2021 - Medical Marijuana | Childhood Obesity | Reveal
Gridlock in Jackson as a special session for medical marijuana may be slipping out of reach.Then, Mississippi has the second-highest childhood obesity rate of any state in the country.And, a new series from Reveal revisits the death of a Black Mississippian during a traffic stop.