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Billy J. Murphy, director of the Fine Arts Institute of Mississippi (FAIM), got off his motorcycle last week on the way to a bike rally in Daytona, Fla., for a hamburger and a conversation with the Mississippi Business Journal. Murphy called Tuesday’s hearing for FAIM a “circus” and said it looks like the state is going to shut him down. ...

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Director: Confusion caused alleged fraud

Secretary of State seeks to shut down FAIM At the Secretary of State Office’s March 2 hearing in Jackson, Ridgeland’s Fine Arts Institute of Mississippi (FAIM) director said confusing and unreasonable state rules were the cause of his bookkeeping problems for which the state seeks to shut down his charity. “I am not a crook, which is what they are ...

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