Archive | August 14th, 2013

CARTER: NYC vodka protest brings return of Stoli Syndrome

August 14, 2013

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Let me ask ya’ll this: Say you are a plumber. Would you remember a screw up going back three decades? I’m not talking about the time you parked your butt on a bathroom sink and caused the whole thing to come crashing down and water to pour out like the Banzai Pipeline. You know, a […]

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Two storms could threaten Gulf — one as quickly as this weekend

August 14, 2013

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Two possible tropical storms are developing just in time for the traditional peak of the Atlantic hurricane season. One system is forming between Cuba and Central America and the National Hurricane Center estimates it has a 50 percent chance of forming into a tropical cyclone in the next 2 days, and a 60 percent chance […]

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UMMC in talks to make Jackson’s Landmark home for 300 workers

August 14, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi — Downtown’s long vacant Landmark Center is the preferred choice of the University of Mississippi’s Medical Center for a new workplace for around 300 information technology workers and other support staff, the Mississippi Business Journal first reported Wednesday. The governing board of the Mississippi Institutes of Higher Learning would have to approve UMMC’s […]

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BBC: Crowdfunding for medical care

August 14, 2013

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Crowdfunding to raise money for medical costs? The BBC reports on a new California start-up called Watsi: Watsi is a new take on the idea of crowdfunding, which involves large numbers of people contributing to a project to help it achieve a specific goal. The non-profit website allows visitors to make personal donations for as little […]

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Southern Miss holds logistics, trade and transportation conference

August 14, 2013

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The University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation (CLTT) recently held its Fall 2013 Industry Advisory Council Roundtable at the Trent Lott National Center on the Hattiesburg Campus. The event brought together industry professionals from both the public and private sector, including past and present students of the MSLTT program, to discuss […]

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Gov. Bryant to address healthcare summit in Jackson

August 14, 2013

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Gov. Phil Bryant

Gov. Phil Bryant will address more than 700 registered attendees tomorrow at the Governor’s Health Care Economic Development Summit at the Jackson Convention Complex. The summit is co-hosted by the Mississippi Economic Council, the Mississippi Economic Development Council, the Mississippi State Medical Association, the Mississippi Hospital Association, the Mississippi Municipal League and the Mississippi Partnership […]

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RAY MOSBY: Paranoia strikes deep with Phil Bryant during Neshoba speech

August 14, 2013

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“Paranoid state: Transient psychotic disorder in which the main element is a delusion, usually persecutory or grandiose in nature.” —Abnormal Psychology and Modern Life ROLLING FORK — The Republican cheerleader camp that the fabled Neshoba County Fair has turned into in recent years is usually a lot more noteworthy when there’s an election coming up, […]

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