Archive | July 11th, 2012

Roe v. Wade v. Fondren

July 11, 2012

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Rooster’s owner Nathan Glenn says he runs a family restaurant and is aggravated that his customers have to stare at pictures of dead babies every time they bite into a hamburger. “Their signs are pointed directly at us,” Glenn said, referring to the frequent protesters that picket across the street at Mississippi’s only abortion clinic. […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Judge continues to block Mississippi abortion law

July 11, 2012

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JACKSON — A federal judge on Wednesday decided to continue to block a state law that threatened to shut down Mississippi’s only abortion clinic and make it nearly impossible for a woman to get the procedure in the state. U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III temporarily blocked the law July 1 and extended that […]

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CNBC survey keeps Mississippi in bottom 5 for ‘Top States for Business’

July 11, 2012

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Mississippi climbed up one spot in an annual “Top States for Business” ratings by business news television network CNBC this week, but stayed in the bottom five with a designation as the nation’s 46th-ranked state for business. Texas claimed the top spot from previous Number One Virginia, which fell to a third place ranking. With […]

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MBJ readers vote overwhelmingly against rate increase for Mississippi Power Company

July 11, 2012

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Mississippi Business Journal readers, so far, are overwhelmingly against Mississippi Power Company being awarded a rate increase which would help pay for the Kemper County coal plant. Mississippi Power is appealing to the Mississippi Supreme Court the Public Service Commission’s decision not to act on rate increase requests until the litigation surrounding the facility is […]

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