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Airport development an idea for right now

September 17, 2012

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I hate flying. Every time I climb on board one of those tin cans, I think, “Surely, God didn’t intend for us to be hanging around at 10,000 feet.” The source of my distaste used to be my irrational fear of flying. Panic would set in days before my scheduled trip. During the trip, turbulence […]

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It’s time to admit we have to change ways

January 12, 2012

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While the jobs numbers are improving, it’s not enough, especially here in Mississippi. We have long fought the battle to bring jobs to the state. OUR numbers have been against us: low scores on our education system, high numbers on the dropout rate, high poverty rates, low growth in population, limits on urban areas. This […]

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