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It’s tough to say no. Perhaps we might miss opportunities if we say no. Maybe there is a concern about offending someone with a “no” to a request. However, great leaders know that the ability to say no is critical. As Gandhi said, “A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or ...

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Jackson’s Habitat gains grant to rehab and build homes

Habitat for Humanity-Metro Jackson, Inc. (HFH/MJ) has received a $400,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) to help fix up 20 homes and build 20 homes in Jackson’s Mid-City neighborhood and are owned by very low-income, elderly, or special needs families. The 20 homes to be constructed will be located in Jackson inner-city neighborhoods and available to qualified low and very-low income ...

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Warm winter and rain challenge Mississippi wheat crop

A winter that quit before it got started challenged the state’s wheat crop, resulting in a below-average crop as it enters the homestretch, the Mississippi State University Extension Service said in its first weekly crop report of the year. Erick Larson, grain crops agronomist with the Extension Service, said warm winter temperatures pushed the crop’s development ahead of schedule and ...

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Read the March 26 issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — “WHAT NOW?” State Supreme Court decision could leave $2.8 billion Kemper County coal plant back at square one or could be a small bump in the road. PSC regulators must reciew the findings. By Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >>TRANSPORTATION: Legislation enabling rail authorities advances: — by Clay Chandler >> New home insurer doing ...

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