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USM gets new president with selection of Ga. educator Rodney Bennett

February 7, 2013

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The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning sealed its courtship of Dr. Rodney Bennett with a deal Thursday to make him the next president of the University of Southern Mississippi. The hiring of the University of Georgia education executive won unanimous approval from the board. The announcement of Bennett’s selection came on […]

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Study: Georgia immigration law brought crop losses of $181M

October 23, 2011

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Georgia’s new law cracking down on undocumented migrant workers in the state caused eight of 10 growers of perishable fresh fruit and vegetable crops to see labor shortages this spring, a Georgia Department of Agriculture survey found. An analysis of the survey by the University of Georgia put overall losses to the agricultural industry at […]

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