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Toyota plant in Blue Springs finally making Corollas after starts, stops and changes

BLUE SPRINGS — A year ago, Tereda Hairston was a third grade reading teacher in Starkville. Today, the 32-year-old is a quality check specialist at the Toyota plant in Blue Springs, having started there in July. “I absolutely love it,” Hairston said. “I applied here because I knew what Toyota was about. It’s stable. It’s not going anywhere. This plant ...

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Settlement reached in tainted Chinese drywall case

NEW ORLEANS — A settlement outlined yesterday between a major manufacturer of Chinese-made drywall and homebuilders who used the tainted product in Florida, Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi could affect anywhere from 800 to 1,500 homes, attorneys said. Lawyers called it a significant step toward resolving problems with some 10,000 buildings blamed on the drywall. Plaintiffs’ lawyer Bruce Steckler said the ...

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Mississippi Power wants rate hike, mainly for Kemper plant

GULFPORT — Mississippi Power Co. has filed documents with state regulators for a net rate increase of 11.35 percent. The company says customer impact will vary with electricity usage. Company spokeswoman Cindy Duvall says Mississippi Power made three separate filings late Tuesday to the Public Service Commission. Duvall says two were for increases and one was for a decrease in ...

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Personhood supporters form political action committee

NEW ALBANY — Supporters of the so-called personhood movement, which defines life as beginning at fertilization, have formed a political action committee (PAC) to help elect anti-abortion candidates and to educate voters. The Mississippi personhood amendment was defeated by voters Nov. 8. Les Riley and the board of Personhood Mississippi announced Wednesday that they have created the Personhood Mississippi Political ...

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New wave of retailers look to Jackson market

National retailers wagering they can lure Jackson shoppers to new and backfilled stores in Metro The recession’s retail casualties have left behind a lot of empty buildings around the country, giving surviving retailers a wide choice of vacant space. Considering what’s out there, it shows confidence in metro Jackson’s upside that the nationals are betting on the area by building ...

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Dick's Sporting Goods set for Madison opening Friday

Source: Mattiace Properties press release MADISON — Dick’s Sporting Goods, Stein Mart and Best Buy are set for a grand opening Nov. 12 in the city of Madison. The Forum at Madison Grandview, on the south side of Highway 463 at I-55, is a community power center already home to Malco Theater and Miskelly Furniture. The stores are scheduled to ...

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