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Foreign car makers getting dragged into fray over immigration

The Mississippi Legislature’s expected approval of a stringent anti-immigration law that easily passed the state House Wednesday night could become causes of concern in the Tokyo board rooms of Toyota and Nissan, which have manufacturing plants in Mississippi. This is because the foreign car manufacturers can expect pressure from groups questioning the companies’ silence on the issue in Mississippi at ...

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Biggers Hardware still making customers happy — and keeping the downtown viable — after 94 years

CORINTH—In 1918, when the U.S. was still involved in World War I, Biggers Hardware was founded in downtown Corinth by J.D. Biggers. His ten children each inherited a tenth of the store that has been run continuously by a family member ever since its founding 94 years ago. “I had five great uncles who worked here, my father worked here, ...

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Read the March 19 issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — “CROWD-FUNDING” Small businesses, artists turn to social media to raise capital. By Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >> Tradition planned community attracting growth: Development is state’s largest — by Becky Gilette >> HOPE Credit Union makes Utica permanent stay: Locals look forward to financial services — by Ted Carter >> POLITICS & BUSINESS: Bill eliminating provisions blocked in ...

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