Archive | June 6th, 2013

Attorney General Hood asks Google to address illegal, counterfeit goods

June 6, 2013

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Attorney General Jim Hood is asking internet giant Google to substantially address issues on its internet site that are allowing consumers to obtain illegal and counterfeit goods, including the online sale of dangerous drugs without a prescription. Hood leads a group of national attorneys general who are concerned that Google’s search algorithm often leads to […]

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Ameristar-Pinnacle deal slowed by FTC issues in Missouri, Louisiana

June 6, 2013

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A complaint by the Federal Trade Commission has slowed Pinnacle Entertainment’s attempt to purchase Ameristar Casinos, which includes Vicksburg’s largest casino. The stockholders of Las Vegas-based Ameristar Casinos Inc. on April 25 approved the company’s planned acquisition by Pinnacle Entertainment, which had been disclosed in December. But Pinnacle is believed to be in talks with […]

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MCDILL: Thoughts on panhandling

June 6, 2013

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Jackson has a huge problem. Bigger than potholes. Smaller than crime. But still huge. This is the part where the economic developer says that perception is the problem. Not exactly, but it ties in with perception. The problem is panhandling. Sure, it’s not a huge thing in the grand scheme of life. Just a person […]

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BBC: U.S. ‘orders Verizon to disclose millions of phone records’

June 6, 2013

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If you are a Verizon customer then Big Brother is definitely looking out for you. A Guardian newspaper report reveals the U.S. National Security Agency is collecting the Verizon telephone records of tens of millions of Americans. On Wednesday, the newspaper published the secret order directing the Verizon company to hand over telephone data, according to BBC […]

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First Lady Bryant joins Board of Directors for Community Bank

June 6, 2013

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Darrell Brown, Chairman of the Board for Community Bank of Mississippi, has announced that First Lady of Mississippi Deborah Bryant has joined the Board of Directors for Community Bank. Bryant recently retired after more than 39 years of service from St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, where she focused her professional efforts on quality and performance […]

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