The Mississippi House amended two bills by overwhelming vote to enact a statewide lottery. Daily Journal Capitol Bureau Chief Bobby Harrison (7:22) joins Derek and Brad to talk about the surprise move and its chances of also getting through the Senate. Also on today’s show, Corinth Today’s Josh Mitchell (14:06) discusses the controversy over the upkeep of the Jacinto grounds in Alcorn County, and Daily Journal education reporter Emma Kent (23:27) shares details on an award-winning collision repair program at Tupelo High. Food editor Ginna Parsons (26:51) has the highlights of this week’s food section — Bankhead Bicycle Club, Chicken Lazone and coconut cake.
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