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Lee County gaining German auto parts maker, over 600 jobs

January 28, 2014

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By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO, Mississippi – A German automotive supplier will employ hundreds in a new facility in Lee County. Wednesday afternoon, local and state economic development leaders will gather at the Tupelo Lee Industrial Park South in Shannon to make the announcement. State and local leaders declined to give details about the […]

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Furniture Brands deal with KPS includes Lane and expected rescue of 1,400 Tupelo jobs

October 3, 2013

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After weeks of back and forth with two prospective buyers, Furniture Brands International has entered into an asset purchase agreement with KPS Capital Partners LP that includes Lane Furniture, which employs 1,400 workers in Tupelo. The St. Louis Business Journal reported the announcement of today’s purchase agreement. Meanwhile, the Northeast Daily Journal reports that KPS […]

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Tupelo newspaper revs up new multi-million-dollar press

January 14, 2013

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The Monday edition of the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal was the first to come off a new printing press. Clay Foster, chairman/CEO of Journal Inc. and publisher of the Daily Journal, says the paper worked for months to prepare the new multimillion-dollar, 160-feet-long printing press for its first full run on Sunday night. Foster says […]

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Amazon crash takes down Netflix and Mississippi Business Journal, among thousands of others

October 23, 2012

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As noted by The Daily Beast, Amazon isn’t just an online shopping destination. Apparently, it controls the whole Internet. Amazon, it turns out, is one of the Web’s biggest cloud-based service providers, and a temporary outage Monday affected some of its star clients, including Netflix, Reddit, Flipboard, Pinterest, Fast Company, The Daily Beast, and yes, […]

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