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Feb. 10: Supreme Court Listens

Air date 02/10/12

The pardon debate proceeded yesterday as both sides presented arguments in front of the Misissippi Supreme Court. Attorney General Jim Hood pushed the court to invalidate the pardons, while other lawyers pushed for the court to recognize the governor's authority. Matt Steffey, professor of law at Mississippi College, reflects on the proceedings.

Mississippi is fighting heart disease through statewide collaboration. LeWayne Childrey explores how Mississippi has become the third state to implement a "cardiovascular response plan" and how that might help you.

The Mississippi Arts Commission has announced its 2012 honorees for the Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts. WellsFest will be receiving the Arts in Community Award to celebrate of 27 years of dedication to local arts, music, and community service endeavors. Pastor Keith Tonkel joins the program to discuss the annual festival's history and goals.

Also, Anita Modak-Truran takes a look at the weekend box office, covering everything from "Safe House," Denzel Washington's latest thriller, to "The Vow," a romance released just in time for Valentine's Day. 



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