Archive | October 5th, 2012

Animal rescue training takes realistic turn when calf hauler hits bridge

October 5, 2012

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VERONA – A drill turned real for DeSoto County emergency responders who were just settling in for a day of large animal rescue training when the call came on Sept. 28. An 18-wheeler hauling about 100 calves through the state hit the Coldwater River bridge on Highway 78 in DeSoto County,” said Dr. Carla Huston, […]

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AT&T launches 4G LTE in Jackson

October 5, 2012

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AT&T, the nation’s largest 4G network, has turned on its 4G LTE network in Jackson, according to a news release from the company. The Dallas-based telecommunications giant says the new service will bring customers the latest generation of wireless network technology including faster speeds, new devices and spectrum efficiency. “LTE technology is capable of delivering […]

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Veteran journalist Frank Brown joins staff of Mississippi Business Journal

October 5, 2012

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Frank Brown started at the Mississippi Business Journal Oct. 2, coming from the Huntsville Times in Alabama, where he had served as online editor and page designer since 2005. Before that, Brown served as the executive editor of the Delta Democrat Times in Greenville. He spent 20 years at the Clarion-Ledger in Jackson before his […]

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US jobless rate falls to 7.8 pct., 44-month low

October 5, 2012

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent last month, dropping below 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years. The rate declined because more people found work, a trend that could have an impact on undecided voters in the final month before the presidential election. The Labor Department said Friday […]

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Silver working with Delta Airlines to fix kinks in Tupelo

October 5, 2012

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by Dennis Seid/NEMS Daily Journal As it turns out, fliers who had been going to Delta.com didn’t find any flights between Tupelo and Atlanta. They still can’t. But, said Mickey Bowman, Silver’s vice president of essential air service, that problem will be solved soon. “Hopefully it’ll be done by the first of November,” he said. […]

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