Archive | July 19th, 2012

Anti-abortion activist says he is a peacemaker

July 19, 2012

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Jackson anti-abortion activist Roy McMillan is disputing a claim he has used racial slurs and cursing in his crusade against Mississippi’s only remaining abortion clinic. The Mississippi Business Journal in this blog and in a July 16 issue reported on some of McMillan’s activities outside the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, including one claim from a […]

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Freeman donates big to pro-Obama group

July 19, 2012

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Mississippi native Morgan Freeman recently donated $1 million to Priorities USA Action, a pro-Obama political action committee or “super PAC.” The Oscar-winning actor is currently starring in his third Batman movie, “The Dark Knight Rises.” Freeman spoke with MBJ-TV in 2011 about his support for then Democratic gubernatorial […]

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USM College of Business names interim dean as search to replace Nail begins

July 19, 2012

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    Southern Mississippi University has named Dr. Joseph Peyrefitte, senior associate dean in the College of Business, to serve as interim dean while the university conducts a national search to replace Dr. Lance Nail. Nail ends his four-year stint as business school dean August 16. He is to become dean of the Rawls College […]

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MC School of Business accreditation reaffirmed

July 19, 2012

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Accreditation for the Mississippi College School of Business has been reaffirmed according to the college press office. In a released statement, MC says the Kansas-based Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs reaffirmed the national accreditation for their business school at a June 17 meeting in Baltimore, Md. MC was among 21 of the association’s […]

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PSC commissioner announces Entergy rate decrease

July 19, 2012

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Central District Public Service Commissioner Lynn Posey has announced continued rate decreases for ratepayers of Entergy Mississippi. From an issued press release. Entergy Mississippi customers with a typical 1,000 kWh use should see a decrease of about $3.37 a month for the remainder of 2012. “Rate decreases and cost savings from Entergy Mississippi could not […]

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