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Wednesday, 1/29

Air date 01/29/14
Segment 1:
 
Just about every major bridge and overpass in coastal Mississippi remains closed this morning, including the bridges between Biloxi and Ocean Springs and between Pass Christian and Bay St. Louis.  Roads remain icy this morning, and emergency officials are urging drivers to stay off the road if they can.
Joining us with more are meteorologist David Maddux and MPB's Evelina Burnett.
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Segment 2:
 
Mississippi's Congressional Delegation has mixed reactions to the President Barack Obama's fifth State of the Union Address.  The President spoke before a joint session of Congress last night, promising to use more of his executive authority if Congress fails to enact his suggested policies.  
 
Republican Congressman Gregg Harper said the Speech was impressive, but he wants more.  Harper spoke with MPB's Paul Boger.
Democratic Congressman Bennie Thompson reacted more positively to Presiden Obama's address.  Thompson tells our Paul Boger he particularly liked the President's ideas on Education.
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Segment 3:
 
As social media trends shift, more and more teens are using the social networking site Instagram instead of Facebook and Twitter - more popular among adult users.  Attorney General Jim Hood says the photo-oriented site allows for users to set up fake personalities and post mean, sometimes explicit images of their peers.  He said the practice is not only harmful, but in some cases illegal.


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