Archive | December 21st, 2010

Poll of Mississippians finds business optimism, concern for education

December 21, 2010

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By Ted Carter Is that a light at the end of the economic tunnel we’re seeing? Could be, according to the triennial Mississippi Economic Council-Godwin Group Economic State of the State survey. The survey, performed on behalf of the State Chamber of Commerce and the Mississippi Economic Council, polled 300 voting age residents and 300 […]

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Holidays and Holy Days

December 21, 2010

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By Stephen McDill While attending a recent press conference at the Mississippi State Capitol, an MBJ reporter and accompanying photographer noticed something very subtle. Just steps away from the first floor security desk sat a small, plain Nativity. For the religiously uninitiated, the Nativity is your standard Christmas lawn decoration consisting of Mary and Joseph […]

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Ms. gains 122,639 residents, holds House seats

December 21, 2010

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Mississippi protected its political strength in the U.S. House of Representatives with a 2010 U.S. Census count that neither gives noir takes a congressional seat, The Associated Press says. Nationally, Republican-leaning states will gain a half dozen House seats thanks to the new census, which found the nation’s population shifting to the South and West. […]

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