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Report: What is Mississippi's most unique job?

CHICAGO — In the United States economy, the types of jobs that define entire regions are as diverse as the geographies that shape borders and the people who live within them. Simply put, there are some jobs you can only seem to find in certain places. Using a measurement called location quotient (LQ), CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. reveal ...

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Olympics-style construction championship coming to Trade Mart

The Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF), Mississippi Department of Education and construction industry partners are hosting the 2013 SkillsUSA Mississippi State Championship Feb. 26-27 at the Mississippi Trade Mart in Jackson. An Olympics-style event focused on skilled construction trades, high school, community college and skilled crafts persons enrolled in MCEF’s apprentice program will compete in 11 construction craft areas from ...

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Board approves final, payment on career education building

HERNANDO — DeSoto County school officials have made a final payment for work on the system’s new Career Technology Center in Olive Branch. The Commercial Appeal reports school board members unanimously approved a final payment of $35,763 for renovation of the warehouse in the Olive Branch Metro Industrial park that houses the center. The payment allows the system to move ...

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New career tech center prepares for first students

OLIVE BRANCH — DeSoto County School’s new career technology center is almost finished. The career technology center, located in the Olive Branch Metro Industrial Park, is expected to be filled with students within a few days. DeSoto County Schools partnered financially with the City of Olive Branch and DeSoto County government to renovate the warehouse and create the new $709,400 ...

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