Archive | April 11th, 2013

2014 to bring new push for required financial literacy instruction

April 11, 2013

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There’s always next year, says Mississippi Treasurer Lynn Fitch of her campaign to require financial literacy training in the state’s public schools. The effort gained easy passage in the House but failed to get a vote in the Senate, a circumstance she thinks could be related to a misconception that financial literacy is already widely […]

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The Way, Way Back promises to be great movie

April 11, 2013

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Here is the trailer for the new movie The Way, Way Back, which has Mississippi ties. The film’s plot synopsis, courtesy of Apple: THE WAY, WAY BACK is the funny and poignant coming-of-age story of 14-year-old Duncan’s (Liam James) summer vacation with his mother, Pam (Toni Collette), her overbearing boyfriend, Trent (Steve Carell), and his […]

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USM Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation co-hosts workshop

April 11, 2013

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Weigh-in-motion technology and interagency coordination was the main topic of discussion recently at the Spring 2013 Regional Workshop hosted by the University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation and the Gulf Region Intelligent Transportation Society. The workshop was sponsored by Temple, Inc. and Neel-Schaffer and was held at USM’s Hattiesburg campus. “I […]

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Cochran: South Korea wants Mississippi-built radar for fighter upgrades

April 11, 2013

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The office of Sen. Thad Cochran has released a statement announcing South Korea’s decision to supply its fighter aircraft with Mississippi-built radar systems. The announcement comes as international tensions increase between U.S.-backed South Korea and an increasingly militant neighboring North Korea and its leader Kim Jon-Un. The Republic of Korea Air Force reportedly selected the […]

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