Archive | November 9th, 2012

CARTER: Barbour all wet blaming storm for Romney loss

November 9, 2012

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Haley Barbour is not sounding like the rational voice the Republican Party so badly needs in the wake of the thrashing it just took in the presidential election. As a Rider of the Storm, he’s proving to be a false prophet. The former GOP chair and two-term Mississippi governor is telling anyone who will listen […]

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Barbour says Sandy stopped Romney’s momentum

November 9, 2012

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Former Mississippi governor Haley Barbour spared Chris Christie his wrath, but Mother Nature didn’t get away so easy. “Hurricane Sandy saved Barack Obama’s presidency,” he told the Today show Thursday. “It broke the momentum that Romney had coming into the end of October.” See complete post …

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Percolating with Bill Crawford: PERS has another bad year

November 9, 2012

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from Bill Crawford … It’s time for the PERS Board and Executive Director to fess up to the serious problems facing the state retirement system. It’s time for the Legislature to put politics aside and face up to these problems. It’s time for us retirees to tune in to reality, take our medicine now, and […]

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Banks get reprieve from Basel III capital requirements

November 9, 2012

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In a move that takes immediate pressure off of community banks in Mississippi and elsewhere in the nation, federal bank regulators say they do not expect to enact new capital requirements on Jan. 1 based on the Basel III International Accords. In a statement Friday, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said the […]

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Liz Davis sent home from “The Voice”

November 9, 2012

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The road to TV reality stardom ended last night for “The Voice” country singer Liz Davis. The Laurel-born Davis, the NBC show’s only remaining country contestant was eliminated Thursday night along with mariachi singer Julio Cesar Castillo by their coach Blake Shelton. Davis thanked her fans on Twitter following the show. “My head is held high […]

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