Archive | November 5th, 2012

No full Ms. jobs rebound until end of decade, Outlook report predicts

November 5, 2012

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Mississippi will be nearing the end of this decade before job numbers in manufacturing, leisure & hospitality and several other sectors returns to the pre-recession levels of 2007, state economists say in a new report. The news is not entirely bad, however. The November issue of the Mississippi Economic Outlook reports that the leading indicators […]

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State seeks proposals for new Department of Revenue HQ

November 5, 2012

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In a clear sign that state leaders have decided against further delays in getting the Mississippi Department of Revenue out of its metal warehouse headquarters in Raymond, the state has issued a request for proposals to building owners interested in leasing to the department. The move represents a change of heart by state leaders who […]

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Ingalls-Built Arlington (LPD 24) Successfully Completes Navy Acceptance Trials

November 5, 2012

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PASCAGOULA —  Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that the amphibious transport dock Arlington (LPD 24) returned from successful U.S. Navy acceptance sea trials on Friday. The company’s eighth ship in the LPD 17 class returned to Pascagoula following three days of at-sea demonstrations and testing. “We have now completed successful sea trials on eight LPDs, and our […]

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MBJ-TV talks with “The Voice” star Liz Davis

November 5, 2012

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There’s more than one vote that matters this week. Laurel native and former Delta State student Liz Davis recently won a spot on country star Blake Shelton’s team on NBC’s hit reality talent show “The Voice.” A country singer herself, Liz talks with MBJ-TV in the following video about her voice, her Mississippi roots and […]

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Did Hurricane Sandy Blow Romney Off Course?

November 5, 2012

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If President Obama wins re-election on Tuesday, the historical memory of the race might turn on the role played by Hurricane Sandy. Already, some analysts are describing the storm as an “October surprise” that allowed Mr. Obama to regain his footing after stumbling badly in the first presidential debate and struggling to get back on […]

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