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Airport reports increase in private revenue

HATTIESBURG — The planes haven’t been the only thing soaring lately for the Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport. The modest aviation hub is projecting an increase in its total private revenue stream between fiscal year 2011 and 2012. And that will mean a $40,000 decrease in the amount of revenue supplements airport officials will ask Forrest and Jones counties supervisors to allocate ...

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USM programs, faculty dodge budget cuts

HATTIESBURG — Ten academic programs and 15 faculty positions have been saved from the chopping block at the University of Southern Mississippi. USM president Martha Saunders said Wednesday that she has accepted all the recommendations of the Program Elimination Appeals Committee. That means 15 faculty members who received termination notices will keep their jobs. However, Saunders’ approval of the committee ...

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Recession proof

Corporate money keeps flowing in college-football crazed state The economic times in the nation, they are a’changin. Unemployment figures rise and fall and rise again.  Fuel and food prices seem to be strangling the budgets of families in Mississippi and across the nation. But college football is getting set to kick-off and corporate sponsorships for athletic programs at the University ...

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Outside funds still flowing to small college football

MC relies on fundraisers while Delta State counts on ‘pillars of the community’ They may compete week after week away from the glare of the national spotlight, but small college athletic programs in Mississippi still require outside sources of revenue to sustain themselves in difficult economic times. Chris Brooks is not only the sports information director at Mississippi College, he ...

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