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MDA grants KiOR forbearance after biofuels maker defaults on payment

July 3, 2014

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COLUMBUS, Mississippi – In a sign that biofuel maker KiOR Inc.’s money troubles aren’t letting up, the start-up company will make a $250,000 forbearance payment to the Mississippi Development Authority in exchange for 120 days to get current on its nearly $70 million debt to the MDA. KiOR defaulted on a $1.87 million payment that was […]

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With fewer guns to buy, Mississippi sees big drop in background checks

February 5, 2013

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Gun sales slowed in Mississippi in January based on federal background checks, though sellers say the decline is more a symptom of short supplies of firearms rather than waning demand. The Associated Press reported Tuesday that Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama saw the largest declines in background checks from December to January, by about one-third. Nationwide, […]

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If Warren Buffett is betting on the newspaper industry, so should everyone else

May 25, 2012

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Even with the bad news this week that daily newspapers in New Orleans, Mobile, Birmingham and Huntsville all will reduce their publications to three days a week, there was more good news out of the Warren Buffet camp. Buffett says his company is likely to buy more newspapers in the next few years, and Berkshire […]

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