Archive | May 14th, 2013

Belk in Flowood getting $9 million facelift

May 14, 2013

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FLOWOOD, Mississippi – A major expansion and remodeling is underway at Belk’s flagship store at Dogwood Festival in Flowood, representing a $9 million investment by the company. The project will increase the store’s size by 40,000 square feet – 20,000 square feet on each level – allowing it to expand fashion brands and merchandise assortments […]

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Southern Miss, MSU Space Cowboys team up on rocket parts project

May 14, 2013

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The Mississippi Polymer Institute at The University of Southern Mississippi has teamed up with Mississippi State University’s Space Cowboys rocket team to produce 3D printed parts for its rocket build. For the past year, the rocket team students have worked with MPI to engineer these rocket parts, which has allowed the team to successfully launch […]

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Clinton High School receives third bomb threat since Friday

May 14, 2013

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CLINTON, Mississippi — For the third time since Friday, Clinton High School today received another bomb threat. An anonymous call was received around 1:20 p.m. As before, the school has been evacuated and police are searching the campus. If you have any information about the person or people making these bomb threats, contact the Clinton […]

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Mississippi Farmers Market to open 3 days a week

May 14, 2013

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Beginning Thursday, the Mississippi Farmers Market will extend its days of operation to accommodate the increase of available produce. Summer operating hours are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Mississippi Farmers Market provides an outlet for Mississippi farmers to sell directly to the consumer. The market also provides an assortment […]

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C Spire turns on additional 3G sites in Delta, Gulf Coast

May 14, 2013

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C Spire Wireless says it has turned on 3G wireless sites in several areas in Mississippi. Company spokesman Dave Miller says the wireless capability is available now in the southeastern portion of Greenville from Highway 1 to S. Raceway Road as well as in parts of downtown Yazoo City. Northeast Batesville between I-55 and Highway […]

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Yazoo City attorney talks about new novel “Just Out of Reach”

May 14, 2013

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“Just Out of Reach” by Mississippi attorney Belinda Stevens tells the story of young love and dark secrets in the turbulent Sixties. Inspired by her own experiences as a Yazoo City High School student, Stevens writes about the impact President Kennedy’s assassination, James Meredith’s integration of the University of Mississippi and the Vietnam War had […]

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APME: Obama administration has chosen to trample the First Amendment

May 14, 2013

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The Associated Press Media Editors Association condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the actions of the Justice Department in seizing phone records of The Associated Press. In condemning this action, APME joins the Society of Professional Journalists, the Radio Television Digital News Association and many other journalists across the country. “In a continuing witch hunt […]

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(VIDEO) Bomgar to speak at MWTC spring meeting

May 14, 2013

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Bomgar Corp. founder and CEO Joel Bomgar, will be the featured speaker at the Global Entrepreneurial Luncheon on Thursday, May 16th at the Mississippi World Trade Center’s 12th Anniversary meeting. This initiative is part of the MSTWC “Young Globals” program. The mission of Mississippi World Trade Center is to promote international trade, investment and tourism […]

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(VIDEO) Maria Bezaitis: The surprising need for strangeness

May 14, 2013

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In our digital world, social relations have become mediated by data. Without even realizing it, we’re barricading ourselves against strangeness — people and ideas that don’t fit the patterns of who we already know, what we already like and where we’ve already been. A call for technology to deliver us to what and who we […]

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