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Holiday Tech Roundup

By Stephen McDill It seems like just yesterday we were all lining up at the shopping mall to check out the new app-loaded Android smartphones, nifty e-readers, and paper-thin netbooks. This holiday season look for much of the same merchandise along with a few newcomers in the hardware and software world. Tech analysts are calling 2010 “The Year of the ...

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Will Barbour run in 2012?

An AP news analysis Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour knows how to drag out the game of political speculation, and he’s doing it now to maximum effect for a national audience. Will he run for president in 2012? Will he? Will he? Don’t expect an answer anytime soon – and for good reason. The 63-year-old Yazoo City native isn’t about to ...

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Grenada's ADP to expand

GRENADA — Advanced Distributor Products has announced that it will expand its evaporator coil factory in Grenada to accommodate a new fabrication process. Operations director Greg Goetzinger says a 26,000-square-foot building is going up next to the company’s existing facility in Grenada’s Air Industrial Park for the expansion, which will create 26 new jobs. The Mississippi Development Authority worked with ...

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UM law prof's move into new $50M building

OXFORD — Faculty at the University of Mississippi School of Law have something extra to be thankful for this year when they return from their holiday Monday: They’ll all be in new offices in the new $50 million law school building. The faculty are the first to move in what is a three-phased relocation between the old and new law ...

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Casinos struggle back from recession

NEW ORLEANS — Amid a new reality – casinos are not recession-proof – gambling in Louisiana and Mississippi is staging a slow comeback from the economic meltdown of 2008, aggravated for a time by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that chased away some tourists. But at least for the rest of 2010 and into 2011, industry analysts expect many ...

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Researchers: Grow oysters in suspended bags

BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU and Auburn University researchers say a new approach to growing oysters – in mesh bags strung between posts – could boost harvests and create jobs. The “long-line system” is used to grow oysters commercially in Australia and now it is being used at the Fisheries Research Laboratory in Grand Isle. John Supan, an oyster expert ...

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