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Family launches Billups Coffee with headquarters in Oxford

OXFORD — Billups Coffee has launched in Oxford, continuing a longtime Billups family tradition of entrepreneurship in the South. Mississippi natives as well as alumni and supporters of Ole Miss Guy and Hattie Billups founded Billups Coffee and decided to headquarter the company’s operations in their hometown of Oxford. The Billups family founded Billups Petroleum in Mississippi in the late ...

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Most believe boycott isn’t productive

With some people still boycotting Exxon due to the Valdez oil spill in Alaska 21 years ago, certainly there is talk about boycotting BP because of the Deepwater Horizon oil well blowout. But a BP boycott seems to have little support on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. “We have received e-mails from organizations other than Sierra Club calling for a boycott,” ...

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MPC keeps natural gas projections 'confidential' and away from the public

After an attempt to keep updated natural gas price forecasts out of the upcoming Public Service Commission hearings regarding the proposed Kemper County coal plant, Mississippi Power Company filed the data confidentially with the Commission. In a November motion MPC said that the Commission’s request for additional natural gas price forecasts for the February resource hearings was vague and unnecessary ...

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