Archive | January 31st, 2013

Help with manufacturing exports on tap for Feb. 7 Indianola seminar

January 31, 2013

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Mississippi manufacturers that want to begin export operations or expand current ones can get details on resources and other help available to them at a Feb. 7 workshop in Indianola sponsored by the Delta Regional Authority. Mississippi State University’s Franklin Furniture Institute is hosting the Getting to Know Your Export Resources workshop. It is funded […]

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Jackson’s own Papa Peachez wows on “American Idol”

January 31, 2013

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Jackson resident Papa Peachez made it through a successful audition Wednesday night and secured a spot on Season 12 of Fox’s “American Idol.” Self-described as “a big black woman trapped in a little boy’s body,” Peachez said he enjoys dancing and working with Jackson’s homeless population. While Idol judge Keith Urban found Peachez to be […]

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MBJ ANALYSIS: Businessman promising $1.1 billion steel plant in Arkansas has failed to deliver on big projects announced in Mississippi

January 31, 2013

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By BECKY GILLETTE John D. Correnti, the businessman Arkansas is counting on to deliver “the largest economic development project in the state’s history,” a proposed $1.1 billion steel mill in Mississippi County in northeast Arkansas, has recently failed to deliver on promises for big projects in Mississippi. Tuesday Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe announced that Correnti’s […]

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