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Brown named museum leader

The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center has a new executive director. Dion Brown has been hired after a seven-month search. Connie Gibbons had been executive director of the museum. The 46-year-old Brown is an Illinois native who comes to the Delta museum from Wichita, Kan., where he’s been COO at Exploration Place, a hands-on science and children’s museum. ...

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iPad fever hits Mississippi

    The day Apple’s iPad went on sale in Apple stores nationwide — April 3 —Jimmy Abbott’s was shipped to his home in Indianola.   He’d ordered his on March 12, within hours of when Apple began taking pre-orders.  As the owner of an iMac, an Apple laptop and an iPhone, he had to have the latest gadget after ...

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