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2011 Mississippi Governors Debate

by Published: August 30,2011

Tags: Bill Luckett, Dave Dennis, Johnny Dupree, Phil Bryant

Democratic candidates Bill Luckett and Johnny Dupree face to face with Republican candidates Phil Bryant, Dave Dennis, James Broadwater, Hudson Holliday and Ron Williams. [...]

Barbour On Hurricane Katrina Recovery

by Published: August 30,2011

Tags: Gulf Coast, Haley Barbour, Hurricane Katrina

Gov. Haley Barbour comments to the media on the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. [...]

Hollywood Gets Help From Jackson

by Published: August 23,2011

Tags: Brent's Drugs, Kathryn Stockett, The Help

Brent’s Drugs, a Fondren diner that started out as a pharmacy and soda fountain in 1946, is causing quite the local buzz with its several appearances in the box office hit movie “The Help” from Dreamsworks Entertainment. The movie, based on the New York Times bestselling novel by Jackson native Kathryn Stockett, tells the story […] [...]

Eminent Domain: Good Business… or Bad?

by Published: July 18,2011

Tags: eminent domain, Leland Speed, MDA, Nissan, Ron Aldridge, Toyota

Eminent domain remains a hotbed of discussion in the Mississippi business community. MBJ staff writers Ted Carter and Stephen McDill interview NFIB state director Ron Aldridge and Parkway Properties chairman and interim MDA director Leland Speed. PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 [...]

Hood: “Feinberg is BP”

JACKSON- Miss. Attorney General Jim Hood announces his office has filed a petition with the Court to force the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) and its administrator, Ken Feinberg to obey a previous subpoena regarding certain documents relevant to an investigation of the 2010 BP oil spill claims process. [...]

Canton is Open for Movie Business

CANTON- The film industry is no stranger to Mississippi with its list of popular movies from “A Time to Kill” and “My Dog Skip” to “Oh, Brother Where Art Thou” and “The Help.” Hollywood is looking forward to Mississippi’s new tax incentives and studio facility. Mississippians in turn are hoping the Magnolia State will follow […] [...]

Motley Fool Writer LouAnn Lofton Q&A

JACKSON- LouAnn Lofton, Motley Fool writer and author of “Warren Buffett Invests Like A Girl” joins MBJ-TV via Skype Video to talk about her book. Part 1: Lofton talks about her personal and professional inspiration for the book as well as Warren Buffett’s reaction to the 2008 economic recession. Part 2: Lofton outlines her book’s […] [...]

Mississippi Cashes in On Bamboo

by Published: July 7,2011

Tags: agriculture, bamboo, Southern Bamboo, timber industry

JACKSON- Southern Bamboo, a Mississippi-based bamboo harvester and distributor, is positioning itself to be the go-to-company for North America’s bamboo timber market. [...]

Jay Moon Q&A, Part 1

by Published: June 27,2011

Tags: Jay Moon, manufacturing, Nissan

JACKSON- MBJ-TV interview with Mississippi Manufacturers Association director Jay Moon. [...]

Jay Moon, Q&A

JACKSON- MBJ-TV talks with Mississippi Manufacturers Association director Jay Moon about the state of manufacturing in Mississippi. Part 1: “As it relates to a sector of the economy, manufacturing in general, across the United States, is one of the largest users of energy and that’s both natural gas and electric power so we’re very interested […] [...]

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