Archive | May 28th, 2013

Couple plans dolphin-assisted birth — really

May 28, 2013

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According to Outside Magazine’s Scott Rosenfield, a North Carolina couple has traveled to Hawaii to complete a dolphin assisted-birth of their baby, Bodhi, due in July. Despite the lack of science supporting the unusual birthing method, Adam and Heather Barrington hope that a series of prenatal and postnatal swims with dolphins will relax the birthing process. […]

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Ole Miss’s Morgan, Quinn receive accolades for tracking Hurricane Isaac

May 28, 2013

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» Student Journalists Win Award for Hurricane Coverage   From The University of Mississippi OXFORD, Mississippi – A trip to the Gulf Coast to cover Hurricane Isaac has paid off for two University of Mississippi student journalists who won a national award from the Society of Professional Journalists. Margaret Ann Morgan and Stephen Quinn, journalism […]

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ROSS REILY: Hello, Mr. President, can you hear me now?

May 28, 2013

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My kids, all three of them, are really big fans of President Obama. It has nothing to do with their political affiliation, mind you, considering they are all 8 and under. My 7- and 8-year-olds got to meet him and shake his hand when he was running for president back in ’08, and, from then […]

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Stacey Pickering: Nissan has lived up to its promises

May 28, 2013

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Statement from Stacey E. Pickering, State Auditor A Washington, D.C. based organization called Good Jobs First recently released a false and misleading report funded by the United Auto Workers concerning the Nissan plant in Canton. Unfortunately, the report was short on facts and long on estimates. As the UAW has continuously been unsuccessful over the past decade […]

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Biloxi taking its best shot yet at minor league baseball

May 28, 2013

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For nine years, Tim Bennett has been trying to provide Biloxi with a minor league baseball team. Since he delivered the Mississippi Braves to Pearl, he has made four unsuccessful attempts to put a Southern League team on the Gulf Coast — whether it be on the Back Bay, the Gulf side or the Port […]

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(BUSINESS VIDEO) Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

May 28, 2013

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In this Ted Talk, Simon Sinek gives a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers … (Filmed at TEDxPugetSound.) In 2009, Simon Sinek released the book “Start With Why” — a synopsis of the […]

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Will Hegman making his way with solar energy in Mississippi

May 28, 2013

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If you ever thought solar energy was for barefoot, tofu-eating hippies. You might want to think again. » READ MORE ABOUT WILL HEGMAN … Watch the segment from MPB’s Mississippi Roads about Mississippi solar energy expert Will Hegman. You will be amazed what we can do.

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