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BREAKING NEWS: Brent Christensen named new head of the Mississippi Development Authority

JACKSON — Brent Christensen has been named the new head of the Mississippi Development Authority. Gov. Phil Bryant made the announcement during a press conference at the Marriot Hotel in downtown Jackson. Christensen, who has been the CEO of the Gainesville (Fla.) Area Chamber of Commerce the last 10 years, replaces interim director Jim Barksdale, the former Netscape CEO, who has ...

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Mississippi's Next Governor

The 2011 Mississippi governors race has had a little bit of everything. Bill Luckett is the self-billed “builder”. Dave Dennis says he wants to be the state’s next CEO. Johnny Dupree says he can unite and solve problems. Phil Bryant is the “man in the arena.” On August 2 the choice is yours. BILL LUCKETT (D) DAVE DENNIS (R) JOHNNY ...

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Speed sues Hosemann to keep eminent domain off ballot

Mississippi Development Authority interim executive director Leland Speed has sued Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, in an attempt to keep the eminent domain petition off November’s ballot. ••• READ THE COMPLETE STORY HERE ••• If you’ll recall, the petition seeks to prevent the taking of private land for private development. It keeps in place the state’s authority to seize private ...

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Will Barbour Run?

JACKSON- Mississippi Center for Public Policy president Forest Thigpen thinks Gov. Barbour will launch a bid for the White House soon. He also describes the first 100 days in office of the next Governor of Mississippi and a few of the key issues the winning candidate would face.

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Dennis in DeSoto, Part 2

DESOTO COUNTY- Gulf Coast CEO and Mississippi gubernatorial candidate Dave Dennis tours Desoto County. In this second highlight reel, MBJ-TV meets two voters on a windy hill in Nesbit to get their take on the GOP candidate.

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