Archive | December 16th, 2013

(VIDEO) Jackpot up to nearly $600 million

December 16, 2013

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The lottery has has its jackpot raise to nearly $600 million.

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FNC Index: October home prices up; pace slows

December 16, 2013

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OXFORD, Mississippi — U.S. home prices continue to rise in October despite signs of decreasing mortgage and home sale activity. The latest FNC Residential Price Index (RPI) shows October home prices are up, albeit at a slower pace than previous months. The index, constructed to gauge underlying property value based on non-distressed home sales, showed […]

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C Spire CEO selected one of most powerful in U.S. wireless and wireline industries

December 16, 2013

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  Fierce Wireless, a leading wireless and wireline industry trade publication, has named Hu Meena, president and CEO of C Spire, one of the 25 most powerful people in the U.S. wireless and wireline industries in 2013. Meena landed at No. 20 on the 2013 Top 25 list — ahead of Nokia EVP Steve Elop […]

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Bryant takes his stand against education system

December 16, 2013

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Gov. Phil Bryant takes his stand against the federal government and education in his stand against the Common Core curriculum …   Below is his press release …   JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant today issued an Executive Order affirming Mississippi’s right and responsibility to define and implement its own public school standards and curricula. […]

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Future USS Jackson launches, marks production milestone

December 16, 2013

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MOBILE, Ala. — The future USS Jackson (LCS 6) — named for the city of Jackson, Miss. — launched from the Austal USA shipyard Saturday, marking an important production milestone for the littoral combat ship program, according to a news release from the U.S. Navy. Jackson joins the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5), which will […]

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Camp Shelby joint forces training center launches UAV research program

December 16, 2013

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CAMP SHELBY, Mississippi — Representatives from the military, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the private sector gathered today at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center to launch a multi-agency research program designed to drive innovation while reducing costs of technology systems used within government unmanned vehicles, an industry worth $8.1 billion, as explained by […]

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It’s a jungle out there — animals run wild

December 16, 2013

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It might sound like a cheap sci-fi movie script, but It would seem the state has been the target of multiple attacks — from animals. In Vicksburg, Entergy Mississippi says a wayward pigeon was to blame for knocking out power to hundreds of people in south Vicksburg on Friday evening. Entergy spokeswoman Tammy Rankin told […]

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