Archive | November 2nd, 2012

Budget cuts could make us less safe where predicting weather is concerned …

November 2, 2012

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As the superstorm Sandy emergency moves into the clean-up and recovery phase, some lessons – what went right and what went wrong – are already clear. See complete post here …

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Fox host Varney marvels at ‘convenience’ of jobs report during Jackson visit

November 2, 2012

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Economist-turned-Fox Business host Stuart Varney likes nothing more than poking an accusing finger at what most of the rest of us take as accepted truths. The conservative commentator who says he left England in 1974 to escape its class warfare” visited Jackson Tuesday to address the Mississippi Council on Economic Education. Of course, the question […]

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Skylar Laine can’t wait for Mistletoe Marketplace

November 2, 2012

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Mississippi country singer and “American Idol” Season 11 finalist Skylar Laine dropped by the Mississippi Business Journal newsroom yesterday to catch our readers and viewers up on her life after Idol. The Brandon native is finalizing plans for her first album (look for it next spring) and is continuing a search for a music label that […]

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Fall back: Set clocks back an hour

November 2, 2012

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It’s finally time to reclaim that hour of sleep you lost last spring. Most of the country will turn back the clocks this weekend for the annual shift back to standard time. The majority of folks will do the switch before hitting the sack Saturday night, even though the change doesn’t become official until 2 […]

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Barbour stunned at barbs thrown at Christie’s post-Sandy work with Obama

November 2, 2012

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Haley Barbour knows a bit about hurricane recovery and working with the federal government to preserve lives and property after a storm, having led Mississippi’s rebuilding from the historic destruction of hurricane Katrina in 2005. So you can understand his irritation at criticism leveled at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for his work with President […]

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