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Jimmy Buffett donates boat to run on waste vegetable oil

In his song “A Pirate Looks at 40,” Mississippi singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett wrote: “Mother, mother ocean, I have heard you call. Been wanting to sail upon your waters since I was three feet tall.” Recently, Buffett put his money where his guitar is. He, along with his family, has played a key role in a unique project that combines Jimmy ...

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Twin Creeks building likely to draw buyer interest

Renewed demand for manufacturing space — especially for a facility equipped to take in immense amounts of electrical power — makes the soon-to-be-vacated Twin Creeks Technologies building in Senatobia a strong bet to attract a buyer or tenant. So say economic development specialists and real estate professionals in assessing the future of the 85,000-square-foot solar-panel plant built with a $16-million ...

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Economist: Green energy will not be real US job creator

By Amy McCullough From an editorial in the New York Times by Harvard economics professor Edward L. Glaeser on why green energy manufacturing will never be a real job creator in the United States: “Evergreen Solar announced last week that it was closing its plant in Devens, Mass., laying off 800 workers, and moving production to China. Evergreen’s factory had ...

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