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BOBBY HARRISON: GOP leaders could have gotten some kind of income tax cut

March 27, 2015

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By Bobby Harrison | Daily Journal | March 27, 2015 Make no mistake about it, House Republicans killed any chance of an income tax cut passing the Mississippi Legislature this session. On Friday, House Republicans, who hold a majority, could have made a motion to send the tax cut legislation to conference by a simple […]

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Egg Fight: Arkansas House passes ban on California wine sales

March 27, 2015

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LITTLE ROCK – An Arkansas lawmaker said Wednesday that the state should ban California wine as retribution for the West Coast state’s law requiring egg-laying hens to be able to stand up, turn around and fully extend their wings, the Associated Press reported in a story for Arkansas Business Friday. The House voted 57-19 to advance to […]

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Biloxi Shuckers announce radio network;WGCM AM-1240 is flagship

March 26, 2015

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The Biloxi Shuckers Thursday unveiled the “Shuckers Radio Network” with Coast Radio and WGCM AM-1240 as the Class AA team’s flagship radio station. The radio network will provide Shuckers baseball coverage to a number of stations throughout Mississippi. WGCM will serve as the hub for each broadcast, airing all 140 games during the 2015 season. “We are […]

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Stennis Institute of Government removes ‘interim’ from French’s director title

March 25, 2015

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STARKVILLE, Miss.— P. Edward “Eddie” French has been named executive director of the Mississippi State University’s John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development after a year as interim leader. Professor French, a Virginia native who also teaches in MSU’s political science and public administration department, said in his year at the Stennis Institute […]

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Georgia legislation sets stage for eventual casino resort legalization

March 25, 2015

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Legislation that would open the door to up to six casino resorts in Georgia will be introduced in the state House on Thursday, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The measures, both by Economic Development Committee Chairman Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, would generate $250 million a year to support the HOPE scholarship, according to a briefing paper obtained by […]

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Dan Jones out as Ole Miss chancellor when contract expires Sept. 14

March 20, 2015

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By Chris Kieffer Daily Journal University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones did not have his contact renewed by the state college board, Jones confirmed to the Daily Journal on Friday. He will continue to work until his current agreement expires on Sept. 14. A letter from Jones to the university community will be placed on […]

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Sun Country Airlines starting Gulfport/Biloxi seasonal service

March 19, 2015

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Sun Country Airlines will begin a g new seasonal service from its hometown market Minneapolis/St. Paul to Gulfport/Biloxi International starting Aug. 27 through Nov. 22. The airline will also begin service from Minneapolis/St. Paul to Savannah/Hilton Head International from Aug, 27 through Dec. 13. Destinations will be available for sale beginning March 19, 2015, Sun […]

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Mississippi’s key economic indicators show slight strengthening

March 19, 2015

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The performance of Mississippi’s economy in 2015 may hinge on growth in building permits, retail trade and consumer confidence offsetting a slowdown in U.S. manufacturing attributed to a stronger dollar, lower oil prices and bad weather. So say Mississippi state economists in the March issue of Mississippi’s Business, a monthly report on the state’s economy […]

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Bowling in Atlanta: SWAC and MEAC champs will meet in pre-Christmas matchup

March 18, 2015

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Atlanta is getting a new college football bowl game: the Celebration Bowl that will feature the champions of the Southwestern Athletic Conference and the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. The champions of the two Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) leagues  will meet in a new postseason game beginning with the 2015 season, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. […]

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Mississippi Coliseum’s deterioration may cost it MHSAA hoops championship

March 16, 2015

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With the “Big House” in Jackson all but crumbling down, the Mississippi High School Activities Association is considering moving the state basketball championship tournament to Tupelo, Mississippi Coliseum officials say. The 11-day tournament that wrapped up over the weekend drew thousands of fans to the 53-year Mississippi Coliseum. But it also drew the frustration of […]

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