Archive | March 15th, 2012

VIDEO: Marty Wiseman Talks Community Colleges

March 15, 2012

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Phil Hardwick and Stennis Insitute director Marty Wiseman discuss Mississippi’s community college system. To see more videos please visit MBJ’s Video Vault page.

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Millsaps MBA Program Targets Executives

March 15, 2012

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What do a doctor, engineer and Saudi Arabian banker have in common? They are all students of the one-year old executive MBA program at the Else School of Management at Millsaps College in Jackson. The program is the first of its kind for Mississippi and will give born corporate leaders and entrepreneurs the skills they […]

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Feds insist bald eagles protected – except when they’re not

March 15, 2012

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In offering a $2,500 reward recently for information leading to the arrest of the killer of a bald eagle in Lucedale, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proclaimed that “every eagle” is protected. Not exactly. A pair of the national birds in Wyoming will soon be sacrificed in a religious service that has the blessing […]

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Ms. cemetery first North American home to Eurasian sedge plant

March 15, 2012

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The Rose Hill Cemetery in Meridian is not only the final resting place of the renowned Gypsy Queen, it is also the first site in North America where a particular type of sedge from Eurasia was found. A four-man team spent five years gathering data for a floristic survey of Lauderdale County. They discovered the […]

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Ms. House OKs vaginal probes for women seeking abortions

March 15, 2012

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The majority of Mississippi House members want to extend the reach of government into the bodies of women who seek abortions in the state. A bill passed out of the Republican-controlled House on a 78-36 vote Wednesday night requires women to undergo a vaginal ultrasound probe before receiving an abortion. No exception is made for […]

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