Archive | March 18th, 2013

Vietnamese catfish hit with U.S. tariffs in antidumping move

March 18, 2013

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Catfish producers in Mississippi and elsewhere in the South notched a key victory last week with a Commerce Department decision to put duties on frozen catfish fillets exported from Vietnam. The Commerce Department ruling marks a reversal of several years of refusing to place tariffs on government-subsidized Vietnamese pangasius catfish imported to the United States […]

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Wilson Premier Hyundai is newest arrival on metro Jackson’s ‘auto row’

March 18, 2013

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Wilson Premier Hyundai — the latest addition to metro Jackson’s  “auto-row” on Interstate-55 North – celebrates its Madison County location with a grand opening at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Situated on Interstate 55 North in Ridgeland, Premier Hyundai is joining 12 other dealerships along 4.8-mile stretch between Jaguar of Jackson to the south to Patty Peck […]

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Arkansas option gains steam as states look for Medicaid expansion alternatives

March 18, 2013

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Three weeks ago, when Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe was in Washington for the National Governors Association meeting, he made a trip to Health and Human Services. Beebe had an unusual Obamacare proposal. The Arkansas legislature did not want to expand Medicaid for those under 133 percent of the federal poverty line, an option under the […]

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Senator wants ‘Cruise Ship Bill of Rights’

March 18, 2013

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  U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York wants to command the high seas with a “Cruise Ship Bill of Rights” that would force the cruise ship industry to adopt a plan that would “guarantee sanitary conditions, backup power and medical staff in case of emergencies. Schumer’s plan was revealed after at least three incidents […]

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