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CNBC survey keeps Mississippi in bottom 5 for 'Top States for Business’

Mississippi climbed up one spot in an annual “Top States for Business” ratings by business news television network CNBC this week, but stayed in the bottom five with a designation as the nation’s 46th-ranked state for business. Texas claimed the top spot from previous Number One Virginia, which fell to a third place ranking. With North Carolina at Number Four, ...

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ANALYSIS — Mississippi has big money invested in KiOR's financially challenged project

The eyes of the international renewable-fuels community are fixed on KiOR (NASDAQ:KIOR), a Texas-based company in which Mississippi has a large stake — specifically a $75 million interest-free loan administered by the Mississippi Development Authority. KiOR plans to build five plants in Mississippi that should convert wood chips to renewable crude through a process called pyrolysis, a feat only accomplished ...

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