Archive | August 25th, 2011

Home2 Suites extended stay breaks ground in Ridgeland

August 25, 2011

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Home2 Suites by Hilton broke ground Thursday near the Renaissance at Colony Park shopping area in Ridgeland for the brand’s 13th extended-stay hotel. The property will be the second Home2 Suites in the Mississippi market, following the D’Iberville hotel that is currently under construction and slated to open in June 2012. The 4-story, 92-suite hotel […]

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Dissent gets New York AG booted from foreclosure investigative panel

August 25, 2011

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman just couldn’t play nice with his fellow attorneys general in their quest to settle with America’s largest banks and mortgage companies over flawed foreclosures. Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller kicked Schneiderman off the 13-member executive committee of attorneys general he chairs after the New Yorker raised too many objections […]

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Nationwide, more money does not equal better education

August 25, 2011

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Nationwide, growth in public school spending hasn’t led to significant academic improvement. What it has led to is more teachers and administrators. In our recent story “Miss. school choice,” the MBJ highlighted information from the Mississippi Center for Public Policy that shows that over time more money has been added to the state public school […]

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