Archive | May 29th, 2013

US vs. European hurricane model: Which is better?

May 29, 2013

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The Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — When forecasters from the National Weather Service track a hurricane, they use models from several different supercomputers located around the world to make their predictions. Some of those models are more accurate than others. During Hurricane Sandy last October, the model from the European Center for Medium-range Weather […]

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United Furniture Industries expanding operations in Nettleton

May 29, 2013

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Officials from United Furniture Industries have announced the company is expanding operations at its manufacturing facility in Nettleton, Miss. The project represents a company investment of $277,000 and will create a minimum of 100 new jobs. The company currently has 400 employees at the Nettleton facility. United Furniture is a manufacturer of upholstered furniture including […]

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Bryant to announce Minor League Baseball stadium being built in Biloxi

May 29, 2013

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BILOXI, Mississippi — Minor League Baseball is a step closer to coming to Biloxi. Gov. Phil Bryant, Biloxi Mayor A.J. Holloway and local officials will announce a new Minor League Baseball stadium for downtown Biloxi at a 3 p.m. news conference Thursday in Biloxi. Bryant will also unveil preliminary architectural designs for the stadium. The […]

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ANDERSON: Chokwe Lumumba has a lot to learn about the economics of running a city

May 29, 2013

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I don’t live in Jackson, but neither do most of the folks on my Facebook feed. That didn’t stop them from ranting about the outcome of the Jackson mayoral primary. The Facebook equivalent of “run for your lives” filled my screen. Shocked posters declared the election had been rigged. » Read complete story here …

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