Archive | February 19th, 2013

Madison entrepreneurs jump into “Shark Tank”

February 19, 2013

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Muddy Water Camo founder Steve Maloney and outdoor photographer Stephen Kirkpatrick will be featured on this week’s episode of ABC’s hit reality game show “Shark Tank.” The episode airs Friday at 8:00 p.m. on ABC and will pit the two Mississippi entrepreneurs against a panel of billionaire investors that will judge their pitches and decide […]

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Taste of the U puts food & fun front-and-center at Med Mall Saturday

February 19, 2013

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  Food, drinks and costumes from far-flung volcanic islands to nearby Louisiana swamps will transform the Jackson Medical Mall into a massive multi-theme party and fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 23, during the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s annual Taste of the U. At Taste of the U, now in its 23rd year, departments and divisions […]

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Gov. Bryant to make ‘huge’ announcement in Hattiesburg

February 19, 2013

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Gov. Phil Bryant

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is scheduled to make a major economic announcement Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg. The Governor’s office and an official of the Area Development Partnership of Greater Hattiesburg would not disclose the nature of the project. The press release only said it is a major […]

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Best Buy to price match all local retailers, most online sellers

February 19, 2013

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You know the routine: Go to Best Buy and check out the electronic device, try it out, return it to the shelf and thank the salesperson for her time. By that night, you’re clicking on Amazon.com and buying the exact same product, confident it’s exactly what you want, thanks to Best Buy. Best Buy — […]

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Mourner hits $7.2 million jackpot on Biloxi penny game

February 19, 2013

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He drove from Michigan to Biloxi for a friend’s funeral, then felt obligated to play penny slots in honor of his friend instead of his normal table game. So, of course, he hits the jackpot — worth $7.2 million. Tyler Morris of Montague, Mich., won the jackpot Friday night between 10 and 10:30 with a […]

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