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On The Road: Next Stop | The American Pickleball Tour - Biloxi & New Stage Theatre Presents: "Fences"

Today we’re On The Road broadcasting live from The American Pickleball Tour at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center in Biloxi! We’ll learn what it is and why pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the nation with APT Director Aaron DelMar, we’ll also check out New Stage Theatre’s newest production "Fences," happening through April 30th, in Jackson and more!


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