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Nissan bringing back low-cost Datsun cars in emerging countries

October 3, 2012

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Nissan Motor Co. is banking on retro to bring in big bucks in emerging countries with its revival of the Datsun, a name people over 40 might remember for the slogan “Datsun, We Are Driven!” In a Wall Street Journal report, the Japanese car maker and major central Mississippi employer is said to be preparing […]

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Foreign car makers getting dragged into fray over immigration

March 16, 2012

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The Mississippi Legislature’s expected approval of a stringent anti-immigration law that easily passed the state House Wednesday night could become causes of concern in the Tokyo board rooms of Toyota and Nissan, which have manufacturing plants in Mississippi. This is because the foreign car manufacturers can expect pressure from groups questioning the companies’ silence on […]

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Eminent Domain: Pro-Business… Or Not?

July 15, 2011

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By Stephen McDill Eminent domain, the taking of land for development, has proven to be a heavily emotional and highly politicized talking point in Mississippi this year. Staff writer Ted Carter will take a hard look at both sides of the issue in Monday’s edition of the MBJ. In the meantime, we’ve collected video clips […]

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Tradeoff: Jobs or property rights? Mississippians must settle issue

July 14, 2011

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Mississippians cheered the arrival of big league economic development this decade with Nissan’s arrival in Canton and Toyota pending move into Blue Springs. But a property rights movement is working to blunt the enthusiasm for more economic bonanzas — at least if state incentives include offering the mega employers private property the state would seize […]

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