Archive | May 4th, 2012

Stable corn prices, lower production seen as poultry’s best hope for rebound

May 4, 2012

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Poultry — Mississippi’s top agricultural commodity – is weathering economic storms by responding quickly to shifts in demand, and economists at Mississippi State University predict 2012 will be a year of recovery. Whether it sees the expected rebound could hinge on corn prices keeping steady and production levels remaining stable, poultry officials say. In 2011, […]

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STODDER: Natural gas vehicles, like Toyota Prius, face chicken-and-egg syndrome

May 4, 2012

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While the push is under way in some states to provide roadside battery-charging for the thousands of electric cars on the highways, another alternative, the natural-gas-powered vehicle, mostly sits idle. Anyone who has watched television in the past decade knows about the Chevy Volt and hybrids like the Ford Fusion or the Toyota Prius. But […]

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Yuki Northington to star in “HGTV Design Star”

May 4, 2012

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Gulf Coast businesswoman Yuki Northington, a celebrated artist and owner of the Social Chair boutique in Bay St. Louis, will star in the upcoming next season of “HGTV Design Star.” Since 2006, the reality competition show has highlighted talented interior designers, stylists and artists as they compete to win their own HGTV show. The 12 […]

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