Archive | April 16th, 2012

Delta agrees to out seat belts on baggage vehicles after worker fatality

April 16, 2012

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A workplace death has led the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration to force Delta Air Lines to provide seat belts to protect workers who operate baggage handling vehicles. The agreement covers approximately 90 of the Atlanta-based company’s airport sites that fall under federal OSHA’s jurisdiction, as well as 16,000 Delta employees and […]

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AG Reaches Settlement in Beef Plant Litigation

April 16, 2012

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Mississippi has settled its lawsuit against the Facility Group for negligence regarding the design and completion of the failed beef plant project, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. Full release from Attorney General Hood’s office: The Attorney General’s Office has recovered for the State $3,965,000, which is the maximum possible recovery available under the Facility […]

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History and health will be a big part of Cleveland mission at Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

April 16, 2012

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Rick Cleveland and Michael Rubenstein shared one thing in common- a love for Mississippi sports history. With Cleveland as sports writer for the Clarion-Ledger and Rubenstein as sports reporter and anchor for WLBT TV-3, both men saw their fair share of some of that history “He was competition,” Cleveland told the MBJ in a video […]

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Regulators pressure Natchez’ Britton & Koontz on risky loan volume

April 16, 2012

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Natchez-based Britton & Koontz Bank has signed a written agreement with a federal bank regulator to reduce the high level of credit risk at the bank. The more than 150-year-old nationally –chartered bank signed the order with the Office of Comptroller of Currency on Feb. 21, according to a stock filing by holding company Britton […]

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