Archive | January 15th, 2014

Mississippi losing J.C. Penny stores in Gautier, Natchez in new round of closings

January 15, 2014

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J.C. Penny stores in Gautier and Natchez are among the 33 stores the troubled retailer is closing, the company says. The Gautier store is at Singing River Mall and the Natchez store at Natchez Mall. The department-store operator says it will cut 2,000 jobs as part of the closings as it tries to turn around […]

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Ridgeland’s LockerBones scheduled for Friday night’s Shark Tank

January 15, 2014

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Greg Cronin did what any good dad would do. He used his ingenuity to help solve a problem for his daughter Ashley. Now, he’s hoping an appearance Friday night on ABC’s Shark Tank will open more doors — particularly locker doors. On Shark Tank, Cronin will introduce his product LockerBones, wondering if one of the […]

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MSU to hold meeting to gauge interest in Japanese culture

January 15, 2014

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The coming of Yokohama Tire to the Golden Triangle has prompted one Mississippi public university to host an event aimed at measuring interest in Japanese culture. The Mississippi State University School of Human Sciences will host local community leaders at an informational meeting to gauge interest in its Japan Outreach Initiative. The meeting will be […]

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