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UPDATE: State’s highest court refuses to rehear ‘at-will’ ruling

By JACK WEATHERLY The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday refused to rehear a case it decided March 24 in favor of a worker at the Aurora Flight Services Corp. plant in Columbus. Robert Swindol was fired by Aurora, which makes drones, because he kept a firearm locked in his vehicle parked at the plant, whose grounds were not fenced and ...

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BILL CRAWFORD: Jackson County vote for McDaniel risks Ingalls jobs

By Bill Crawford Wow! Jackson County went for Chris McDaniel over Thad Cochran in the Senate Republican primary, putting the jobs of relatives, friends, and neighbors at risk. Talk about killing the goose that lays the golden eggs. No county is more dependent on military spending than Jackson County. Think Ingalls Shipbuilding, the state’s largest private sector employer with approximately ...

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Airbus Helicopters to make AStars in Golden Triangle

COLUMBUS —Airbus Helicopters Inc. (formerly American Eurocopter) is bringing production of AStar helicopters to Columbus. WCBI reports company officials made the announcement yesterday. “The plant here in Columbus has been in charge of Lakota. Our next step, which has been decided, is the production of the AStar — the very successful helicopter AStar — here in Columbus, Miss. We will ...

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