Archive | July 31st, 2013

Retailers win big as court declares 21-cent swipe fee cap too high

July 31, 2013

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The Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors erred in letting swipe fees that banks charge retailers for each debit card transaction go as high as 21 cents a transaction, a federal court ruled Wednesday. The ruling by the U.S. District Court in Washington drew the predicable applause from groups such as the National Retail Federation and […]

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Letting pride soar: Golden Eagle statues going up on USM campuses

July 31, 2013

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HATTIESBURG, Mississippi — A major landscape project underway on the University of Southern Mississippi campus here will be accentuated by a towering golden eagle statue commissioned and donated by alumnus Chuck Scianna. The bronze statue, designed by Idaho artist/sculptor David Anderson, will be positioned at the apex of the All-American Rose Garden that faces Hardy […]

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Delta Leadership Institute graduates new Executive Academy class

July 31, 2013

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Seven community leaders from Mississippi have successfully completed the Delta Leadership Institute Executive Academy, a leadership development program for regional leaders sponsored by the Delta Regional Authority and administered by The University of Alabama. •           Abe Hudson – Delta State University – Cleveland, MS •           Angela Hutchins – Adams County Board […]

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