The escape room concept has been spreading throughout the United States since 2012, with participants being locked in a room in which they solve puzzles and clues within a certain amount of time to escape. Four such attractions will soon open in Northeast Mississippi – two in Tupelo, one in Corinth and another in Starkville. Daily Journal business editor Dennis Seid (11:24) wrote about the rise of escape rooms in the region and joins Derek and Brad to talk more about what is driving their popularity.
Also on today’s show, Daily Journal Capitol Bureau chief Bobby Harrison (22:13) discusses the decline in state tax collections this year and what it could mean for the future. Health reporter Michaela Morris (31:57) talks about a summer program that introduces teenagers to health care careers.
Plus, Derek questions whether Brad’s new house is haunted.