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Thurs, Oct. 4: Debate Analysis

Air date 10/04/12

 1 - For 90 minutes President Barack Obama and his challenger, former Massachusetts Governor, Mitt Romney sparred over a number of issues during their first presidential debate last night. MPB News has reaction from Democrats and Republicans, starting with MPB's Daniel Cherry. Then with more analysis on the debate is Dr. Michael Reinhard, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Millsaps College in Jackson.

2 - Mississippi residents have until Saturday to make sure they're registered to vote in the upcoming November 6th election. Connie Ladner is Assistant Circuit Clerk for Harrison County. She shares more important voter registration details with MPB's Rhonda Miller.

3 - Mississippi had a good showing at this year's summer Olympic games in London. But no star was brighter than former Ridgeland High School Bianca Knight. Bianca and her teammates not only took the gold in the Women's 4x100 relay, they set a new world record. They became the first women to complete the relay in less than 41 seconds. MPB's Ezra Wall caught up with Bianca Knight at Ridgeland High, where she was Grand Marshal of this year's homecoming parade. She talked about bringing the Gold Medal back home.

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