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NATIONAL NEWS — Budweiser maker finalizes $107 billion bid for SABMiller

FILE - This is a Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 file photo of bottles of Budweiser beer in a shop window in London. Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch InBev on Wednesday Nov. 11, 2015 announced a final agreement to buy SABMiller for 71 billion pounds ($107 billion), in a deal that will combine the world's two biggest brewers and create a company that makes almost a third of the beer consumed worldwide.  (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

LONDON — Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch InBev announced Wednesday a final agreement to buy SABMiller for 71 billion pounds ($107 billion), in a deal that will combine the world’s two biggest brewers and create a company that makes almost a third of the world’s beer. In an effort to assure regulatory approval in the U.S., SABMiller agreed to sell its 58 ...

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Despite obstacles, craft beer industry growing

Can you name a new manufacturing sector in Mississippi that had an economic impact of more than $9 million last year and is expected to increase 139 percent in the next five years? The answer is the fledgling craft beer industry, which is growing in spite of a late start and legal hurdles that some think are holding brewers back. ...

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Todd Smith's Spin Cycle — The 20 most viral ads of 2014

We’ve hit December, and have shifted into high holiday gear. The end of the year is always a time of reflections of the past and aspirations of the future. It’s also a good time to contemplate the top PR, marketing, advertising and branding initiatives. One of the first out of the gate is the annual roundup of the most shared ...

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Change on Tap? Beer legislation supporters are being cautiously optimistic

Lawmakers and grassroots organizers who have unsuccessfully pushed for legislation to modernize Mississippi’s beer and brewing laws are optimistic their efforts stand a better chance of paying off this session. As he has the past few sessions, Rep. David Baria, D-Bay St. Louis, has filed bills that would increase the state’s alcohol-by-weight limit in beer, and potentially pave the way ...

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Social Super Bowl

JACKSON- Maris West & Baker’s Randy Lynn talks with MBJ-TV about Super Bowl XLV and how many familiar brands are adding social media to their annual advertising budgets. Popular Super Bowl commercial titans like Mercedes, E-Trade and Coca-Cola are now chasing after fans on the Internet through YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

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