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Wed, Oct. 17: Debate Coverage

Air date 10/17/12

1 - Mitt Romney says he knows what it takes to get the economy going. But President Barack Obama says his Republican rival's plan would do nothing more than "make sure folks at the top play by a different set of rules." The comments came in last night's contentious debate at Hofstra University in New York. Top aides for both men are claiming victory.
Joining us with his perspective is longtime journalist and syndicated columnist, Sid Salter.

2 - Mississippi education advocates are calling on state lawmakers to spend 5-million dollars continue efforts to improve Pre-Kindergarten education in the state. Mississippi Building Blocks works with preschool teachers in existing pre-K programs to improve early childhood education. It has been privately funded for four years, but without state funding the organization faces an uncertain future. Interim Executive Director April May spoke to MPB's Jeffrey Hess.



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