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Like father… Murphys together — at last — at CRM

Since forming Corporate Relations Management in 1978, Bucky Murphy has had a number of partners, many of whom became close personal friends. But when he talks about his newest partner, he gets a little misty-eyed. Fathers will do that. “I couldn’t think of a better person to have as a partner,” said Bucky Murphy, speaking of his son, Camp Murphy, ...

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Verizon unveils wireless usage apps for parents

NEW ORLEANS – Verizon Wireless today announced the availability of Verizon FamilyBaseTM, an enhanced service that allows parents to monitor and control their child’s wireless usage, to promote the safe and responsible use of smartphone technology. Verizon FamilyBaseTM helps customers protect against overage charges and monitor usage on their accounts.  It is especially helpful for parents who have children on ...

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Democratic lawmakers propose Medicaid expansion alternative

JACKSON — Democrats in the Mississippi Legislature are proposing a way to provide health coverage to about 300,000 people without expanding Medicaid. They say Mississippi should enact a plan similar to what Arkansas is proposing — using federal money to help low-income people buy private health insurance. About two-dozen Democrats from the House and Senate attended a news conference Wednesday ...

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REILY: Dogs like Daisy Mae are part of our family forever

Daisy Mae was a great dog. Yeah, she barked too much, couldn’t control her enthusiasm when she was in the house and had a tendency to knock kids over with her ever-wagging tail, but Daisy Mae was one great dog. We recently lost our lab to illness, leaving a void in our family and a hole in all our hearts. ...

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‘Best Places’ honorees think of business like family

Carolyn Boteler believes her employees are like family. Minutes earlier, the CEO and president of TempStaff had accepted her company’s third “Best Places to Work in Mississippi” award at the Kickoff Breakfast for the 2010 Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO at the Mississippi Trade Mart on April 7. With her management team surrounding her, Boteler beamed about picking up another ...

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Realizing what’s important is a gift

Realizing what is important in life comes along every once in a while for all of us. For me, that happened again a week and a half ago when my third child was born. When your first child is born, it is the miracle of all miracles. It’s an event that dwarfs all others and the newness to it all ...

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