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Monday, 4/14

Air date 04/14/14
Segment 1:
 
Dangerous weather continues to make its way through Mississippi this morning.  Strong thunderstorms continue to move through the state, and the already-high rivers are threatened with even more water.  Joining us with the very latest is National Weather Service
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Segment 2:
 
Everyday Tech - In today's segment, Ashley Jefcoat explains to Ezra Wall that the Heart Bleed computer issue is not a virus, since it doesn't install onto your computer.  But what is it? What can you do about it?  Listen to find out.  Then check out Everyday Tech on Facebook!
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Segment 3:
 
Two high profile pit bull attacks on children in Mississippi are reignighting the debate over banning the breed in the state.  MPB's Jeffrey Hess talks to people on both sides of the common argument about pit bulls: is the aggression NATURE, or is it NURTURE?   First, Debra Boswell with the Mississippi Animal Rescue League, or MARL.  Regardless of the circumstances, MARL euthenizes every pit bull that comes to their shelter.  Boswell explains why she thinks her organization will never adopt out a pit bull.
 
Then, Don Tullos and Cindy Metzger are dog trainers and pit bull owners.  They tell our Jeffrey Hess that a dog's behavior is part nature, and part nurture.  Tullos says no dog should be written off just because of its breed.
 
 
 
Also:
Time is running out for Mississippians to file their 2013 tax returns. To accommodate the large numbers of taxpayers who waited until the last minute to file, post offices around the state will stay open later than usual. While accountants and tax preparation services have also committed to working overtime.  The State of Mississippi also offers a number of resources that allow residents who make less than $58,000 a year to file their taxes for free, which are available through the Department of Revenues website. Of course more information is available from the IRS.


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