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Each week, members of MAC's staff host The Mississippi Arts Hour, a radio program broadcast on Mississippi Public Broadcasting's FM and digital radio networks. The show features interviews with Mississippi artists, musicians, craftspeople, and others involved in arts and culture from around the state. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
There’s more to a recipe besides add a pinch of salt and a dash of pepper. Pull up a chair to Deep South Dining and get a new recipe that you can try or you can share one of your own. Having some friends over and don’t know what to cook? Does everybody go crazy over your specialty dish? What’s the story behind your family’s secret sauce? It’s the history behind true southern cooking. It’s Deep South Dining! Monday mornings at 9 on MPB Think Radio. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-ou ...
 
email: legalterms@mpbonline.org In Legal Terms, hosted by Professor Richard Gershon from the University of Mississippi School of Law with some of Mississippi's top legal leaders and experts as guests, airs Tuesday mornings at 10 am central on MPB Think Radio and on mpbonline.org Have you ever wanted to know the definition of a legal term? Do you find yourself wondering what your rights are when it comes to your property, marriage, or health? If you answered yes to one of those questions, In ...
 
In a continued effort to provide relevant, interesting and engaging programming to our statewide audience, MPB Think Radio provides Mississippi Edition, a weekday news magazine program. Mississippi Edition, hosted by Karen Brown, features the latest news of the day and interviews with the people who are making the news themselves. The program not only provides Mississippi news but also addresses the ways that national and world news affects our state. Join Karen Brown as she shares the lates ...
 
Each week, horticulturalist Felder Rushing shares stories, answers questions and just talks gardening. Of course, you’ll hear a bit of “cheesy music” in every program and you might hear a bad joke or two as well. The Gestalt Gardener is a long-time favorite on MPB Think Radio, due in no small part to Felder’s laid-back, your-neighbors-might-talk-but-so-what approach to gardening. Email Felder anytime at garden@mpbonline.org and listen Friday mornings at 9 and Saturday mornings at 10 to The G ...
 
Do you have a leaky faucet? Would you like to put a ceiling fan in your bedroom? Or maybe you want to mount a flat screen TV to the wall? Welcome to Fix It 101! Whether it’s a plumbing problem or an electrical question, call in and find out if you can do that home repair yourself or if you need to call a professional. You may be handier than you think you are! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
email: money@mpbonline.org Money Talks airs Tuesday mornings at 9 Central Time on MPB Think Radio and over the internet at mpbonline.org Money Talks focuses on personal finance as it applies to Mississippians. In any given week, we’ll talk about anything from preparing your taxes to saving for college or investing in the stock market. Our experts are Dr. Nancy Lottridge-Anderson, President of New Perspectives and Ryder Taff, portfolio manager at New Perspectives. Nancy and Ryder are both Cha ...
 
Everyday Tech is MPB Think Radio's weekly program about consumer technology. Wiltz is an IT expert. Jeremy is a computer repair ace. Jay is the show's host. All three guys love to tinker with the latest tech gadgets. Each episode the guys talk about the last news, issues, and products in consumer technology, and they troubleshoot problems posed by the show's callers. Everyday Tech airs Wednesday mornings at 11e/10c on Mississippi Public Broadcasting's Think Radio network, can be seen on MPB ...
 
You’ve probably seen his work in a newspaper near you, but now, you can put a voice to the name. On Now You’re Talking with Marshall Ramsey, you’ll hear commentary on the latest news, punch-lines from his latest cartoons, interviews with fellow cancer survivors he’s met along the way and compelling stories of known and unknown people, places, and things of Mississippi. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Next Stop, Mississippi is your on-air source for information about upcoming events and attractions across the state. Get to know the real Mississippi! Each week MPB alongside MDA Division of Tourism, will highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts. We’ll not only tell you what’s going on in your neck of the woods but also share the history and people behind the markets, sporting events, concerts, fairs and festivals all over Mississippi. ...
 
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Everyday Tech is MPB Think Radio's show about consumer tech, and your very own personal IT department - all wrapped up into one convenient package. Jeremy will help you fix it, and Wiltz will help you keep it safe...and both can actually do either, so we're in good hands! Today on the show... A USB-C headphone adapter for your phone that costs $200…
 
Overall coronavirus cases are trending down. Vaccine rollout is now in its fifth month. We talk to the State Health Officer about how Mississippi is faring in its year long fight against COVID-19. Plus, migrant workers profoundly affected by the ICE raid of 2019, are calling on action from the Biden Administration. Segment 1: Vaccines for COVID-19 …
 
Felder Rushing is getting ready to hit the road! But before he takes his John Deere green pickup truck around the state, he answers another round of southern gardening questions. And one that permeates throughout the episode is about getting rid of lubbers. Does anybody have a shop vac handy? But seriously Felder shares his latest garden bundle, br…
 
Health leaders continue to address vaccine hesitancy. And, most states don’t have a sales tax on groceries. But, Alabama and Mississippi do. And that money could go a long way for low-income residents. Then, in our Book Club, one of the country’s largest collections of children’s literature can be found at the University of Southern Mississippi. No…
 
State officials continue to encourage residents to get shots as Mississippi attempts to climb from the bottom rungs of the national vaccination tables. Then, a coalition of health leaders file an initiative to put Medicaid expansion on the ballot. Plus, after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, we recap the 2021 legislative session. Segment 1: Over fo…
 
Spring is the season of new growth and new home renovations and we are here to help. If you don’t know where to start this season, we have some easy spring maintenance task to get you started. Also during this open topic show we talk about flooring, best practices for putting up a fence, and more. If you ever want to email your home improvement que…
 
We’ve made it to April in 2021. We’ve got some IRS tax tips to share, some April buy and not to buy suggestions. But this is just chit chat between your calls and emails. It’s an Open Topic show. In the News: IMF forcast for global growth Yeld curve Observances in April: Fair Housing Month Financial Literacy Month National Financial Capability Mont…
 
It’s been 12 months, but did you watch Tiger King on Netflix? We’re going to talk about Animal Rights and Captive Animal Law Enforcement with Brittany Peet, PETA Foundation’s Deputy General Counsel for Captive Animal Law Enforcement from PETA – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. https://www.linkedin.com/in/brittany-peet-84763b1b/ https://…
 
The federal Paycheck Protection Program is extending its second draw loan window. We hear from the Bankers’ Association on where the aid is going. Then, in recognition of National Child Abuse Awareness Month, we examine the roots of issue and how Mississippians can help. Plus, faith leaders respond to the new Georgia voting laws and comments made b…
 
UMMC and the FCC come together to champion new efforts in tele-health. And Senator Wicker discusses the American Rescue plan and corporate response to the Georgia voting laws. Then, health officials provide updates on vaccine progress in the state. Plus, violence is down in Mississippi prisons. We hear from the commissioner of MDOC. Segment 1: The …
 
The country of Lebanon is bordered by Syria to the north and east, and Israel to the south, with the Mediterranean Sea to the west. Yet a great community of Lebanese call Mississippi home because their ancestors migrated here at the turn of the 20th century and brought traditions and foods that melded perfectly with the southern flavors of Mississi…
 
Larry Morrisey talks with photographer and folklorist Robert Stone about "Can't Nobody Do Me Like Jesus!" his new book of photographs documenting the "sacred steel" music tradition. A group of African American churches use the steel guitar as their lead instrument. The churches are found throughout the eastern half of the US, including in north Mis…
 
Felder Rushing is back in the Queen City! Broadcasting live from the Mississippi's Arts + Entertainment Experience, Felder is on the road spreading his brand of gardening advice. Always ready to help with your southern gardening questions he also talks with Scarlet Miller from Van Zyverden about their bulbs and education programs. Let's get dirty! …
 
The presiding officers of the House and Senate recap the legislative session. Then, how a failure to extend Medicaid postpartum health care to twelve months impacts mothers and children in a state with the highest infant mortality rate. Plus, on the eve of local primaries, we examine the significance of municipal elections. Segment 1: The Magnolia …
 
The new education budget closes the funding gap for the MAEP. We hear from the Senate Education Committee Chair. And, how the pandemic is causing a drop in routine vaccinations for school-aged children. Then, in our Book Club, stories from Natchez in Richard Grant's latest book, "The Deepest South of All" Plus, the arrival of spring usually brings …
 
In an attempt to address Mississippi’s high incarceration rate, lawmakers send a parole reform bill to the Governor. Then, how community health centers in the Delta are helping residents get vaccinated. Plus, after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, the state takes a step toward local alcohol delivery. Segment 1: Mississippi lawmakers are sending leg…
 
The sounds of lawnmowers are filling neighborhoods everywhere because keeping your lawn nice and neat is a must. Unless you do not mind being the talk of the neighborhood. Our resident small engine expert, Andrew Hitchcock from Fondren Small engine Repair, joins this episode of Fix It 101 to talk about your lawnmowers and other small engines. See a…
 
We’re pleased to have representatives from Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project on the show today. They’ll tell us about expungements and foreclosure prevention their work with family law matters and how they have shifted to virtual clinics in light of the pandemic. https://mvlp.org/ https://mvlp.org/clinics October 29 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Stabi…
 
Your brain is the boss of your body. It controls your heartbeat, breathing, sleep, mood, thoughts, movements and has to be on, 24/7. To do that your brain needs fuel. The better the fuel, the better your brain will work. Join us today as we talk with Dr. Chaiqua Harris, Assistant Professor at Jackson State University, Dr. Robika Mylroie, Distance C…
 
Money Talks wants to help you today to Prepare Before the Storm. That “storm” might be weather, economic, or family issues. We’ve got some websites and some suggestions. New Perspectives blog posts: https://newper.blogspot.com/ Financial Resilience And Mutual Aid Saturday, February 20, 2021 On Preparedness Friday, February 19, 2021 In the News: PPP…
 
As the legislature nears the end of the 2021 session, lawmakers approve final budget bills - including a budget increase for education. Then, in part two of our conversation with UMMC's Dr. Louann Woodward, we look at the lessons learned and the lasting toll of the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, we break down the highlights from the latest Millsaps/Ch…
 
More variants of the coronavirus appear in Mississippi as health officials continue vaccination efforts. Then, a leader at the state’s only tier one trauma facility reflects on a year of facing the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, a recent economic study reveals a revitalized railway could bring a boost to coastal counties. Segment 1: More coronavirus v…
 
In this edition of Deep South Dining, Malcolm and Carol are wrap up Women's History Month by shinning the spotlight on Chef Taylor Bowen Ricketts. Named one of Southern Living magazines, Top 50 Female chefs and a 2011 James Beard Award, Best Chef of the South Semi-finalist, Taylor is pushing Mississippi forward with her culinary foodscapes. Her res…
 
Sarah Story talks with Benjamin Saulsberry, museum director of the Emmett Till Interpretive Center in Sumner. The two speak about the Emmett Till story and the work of the Interpretive Center. The Center was recently awarded a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support racial healing efforts and strategic planning to coordinate the prese…
 
Mississippi reaches parity in its effort to expand vaccine access to communities of color. Then, the Tax Freedom Act is dead, but the push to transform tax policy continues. We hear from the Mississippi Center for Public Policy. Plus, The “Hawkins vs. Town of Shaw Project” is recognized by the Mississippi Humanities Council. Segment 1: The number o…
 
For the second time in as many weeks, the Magnolia State faces the threat of severe storms and tornadoes. We talk to the National Weather Service. Then, for years, Alabama and Mississippi have refused to expand Medicaid. But advocates hope a new federal incentive could change things. Plus, premiering at the Oxford Film Festival this weekend, “Look …
 
As vaccination numbers continue to climb, we look at the role the VA is playing in distribution. Then, with the legislative session winding down, we examine the Medicaid landscape with the insurance commissioner. Plus, what the latest State of the State poll reveals about Mississippians’ attitude toward the coronavirus vaccine. Segment 1: Veterans …
 
On today's episode of Now You're Talking, we sit sown with Melissa Wade, Director of External Relations with The Mississippi Department of Veterans Affairs and Retired Colonel Becky Jenner with the MS Army National Guard to discuss the role of women in the military and the 2021 Military Woman’s Summit. For more information about the 2021 Military W…
 
Mississippians overwhelmingly passed Initiative 65 to enable medical marijuana. What’s next? Why is the legislature working on legislation about it now? We'll learn from guest Mark Garriga, an attorney with Butler Snow. https://www.butlersnow.com/attorney/mark-garriga/ Our discussion touched on why the legislautre is involved in the issue, why the …
 
It’s time to review all the topics we’ve covered on Money Talks in the past 12 months. If you’ve missed any episodes, we’ll give you the flavor of some of the episodes so you can find the ones that interest you on our podcast. Last Spring, we talked a lot about current events each week. We had guests from the Mississippi Department of Employment Se…
 
Mississippi surpasses one millions doses of coronavirus vaccine. Then, we examine the targeted strategies officials are using reach work communities that suffered outbreaks at the start of the pandemic. Plus, FEMA offers funeral assistance for families managing COVID-19 related deaths. Segment 1: The Magnolia State's vaccine rollout is hitting new …
 
Health officials confirm a second coronavirus variant in Mississippi. Then, Jackson State University steps up to promote vaccination. Plus, indigenous remains are repatriated to the Chickasaw nation. Segment 1: Mississippi health officials are reporting the first identified case of the South African strain of coronavirus in Harrison County. State H…
 
Leslie Barker talks with her former student, Jay Jurden. Jay is a comedian, actor, and writer who was named one of the Comedians You Should and Will Know in 2020 by Vulture. He has appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central Featuring, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and HBO's High Maintenance. See acast.com/privacy for p…
 
The founder of a Jackson private school and her son plead not guilty to federal charges of wire fraud and money laundering. Then, a number of spring deadlines approach for students seeking opportunities in higher education. Plus, actor and comedian Jay Jurden shares what it’s like to be black, queer, and Southern in NYC. Segment 1: Two defendants f…
 
Blackberry winter is the name for the cold snap that seems to happen every early spring. As soon as the blackberries peek out the temperature takes a quick dive. Felder urges not to plant at the first sign of warm weather, because blackberry winter is usually on the forefront ready to stunt a few of our plants. During this round of southern gardeni…
 
Mississippi was largely spared the severity of yesterday’s storm. We assess the effects with MEMA. Then, what the American Rescue Plan could do for the state of child care in Mississippi - especially that of single mothers. Plus, in today’s Book Club, a literary look at the Magnolia state’s vast landscapes in Ralph Eubanks’ book, “A Place Like Miss…
 
One month after a severe winter weather event, Mississippi prepares for it's first wave of spring storms. Then, while Amazon workers attempting to unionize in Alabama attract national support, veteran labor organizers in the South say the workers face an expensive uphill battle. Plus, after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, the Senate kills the Free…
 
Have you filed your taxes yet? We’re going to give you tips on filing your 2020 income taxes or give you a jump start your 2021 return. Our guest Gray Edmondson from Edmondson Sage Allen will talk about the tax laws surrounding working from home and take your questions. We’ll also give some IRS tweet tips. https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/get-my-pay…
 
There’s been talk but no action on raising the federal minimum wage. On a recent Money Talks we had some passionate callers express their opinions on the minimum wage. We’d like to discuss the topic for the full hour today – between your personal finance questions. Our guest today is State Economist Corey Miller. http://www.mississippi.edu/urc/ Cal…
 
With a goal of "getting back to normal", the Governor expands vaccine eligibility to all Mississippians. We examine the impact increased access could have in the state. Then, with stimulus payments from the American Rescue Plan on the way, we explore how the infusion of cash could help families in the Magnolia State. Plus, the Institute for the Hum…
 
Health leaders in the Magnolia State discuss vaccine expansion. Then, a new study analyzes the obstacles Mississippians with felony convictions face as they try to re-enter the community. Then, a Mississippi casino offers employees an incentive for getting vaccinated. Segment 1: After a steady declining slope in coronavirus cases, Mississippi is ex…
 
Southern foodways mean different things to different people. Yet the common thread about southern foodways is the people who pass these traditions thru the generations. Edna Lewis will forever be a lasting figure in the world of southern cooking and helped keep these southern foodways alive with cookbooks like The Taste Of Country Cooking. Scott Pe…
 
Melody Moody Thortis speaks to Von Gordon, the Youth Engagement Manager at the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation about his work to use the arts as a tool to connect and empower young people across the state. They discuss the Winter Institute’s new Community of the Future Creatives Showcase contest, which serves as a way for middle …
 
The weather has been mighty fine and you might be itching to start planting. The horticulturist in Felder would tell you it's too early. Yet, the gardener side of Felder is telling you to dig that hole, put something in it green side up, and hope for the best. In this edition of the Gestalt Gardener, Felder tries to balance his two sides to make yo…
 
Mississippi becomes the first state this year to pass a law banning transgender athletes from competing on girls or women's sports teams. The bill's author claims the measure protects women, while LGBT advocates say it's a solution in search of a problem. Then, a recent study reveals the toll of the pandemic on Mississippi's most under-served child…
 
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