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Read June 7 issue of MBJ

>>BRIDGES Report: State bridges not old just neglected – by Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >>REAL ESTATE David Landrum talks about the past, present and future of Town of Livingston in Flora- by Stephen McDill >>AUTOMOTIVE GreenTech sues government watchdog for libel- by Clay Chandler >>FORESTRY Agency praises the economic benefits of land and trees- by Wally Northway >> ROSS REILY Aunt Bea and Andy can’t fix ...

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MDA, GreenTech finalizing incentive package

A Q&A with GreenTech president Terry McAuliffe that appeared over the weekend on the Washington Post’s website has a lot of the same information that Magnolia Marketplace has reported since January. The production of the company’s MyCar neighborhood electric vehicle will start in Horn Lake late this year, and the Tunica facility, where GTA hopes to build its midsize sedan ...

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Promise of GreenTech empty for many

Locals say something other than casino jobs need to be available, but GreenTech looks like a tease   TUNICA — Not much has changed on Scenic Route 304 that runs east and west from Interstate 55 to Tunica County. After you circle around the square in Hernando and head west toward the Delta, there isn’t much to see other than ...

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McAuliffe takes over at GreenTech

Terry McAuliffe, whose time as head of the Democratic National Committee was marked by record fundraising, has taken over role of chairman for GreenTech. Since at least a portion of the capital needed to get the project moving will come from the EB-5 investment program, which offers Visas to foreigners who invest a minimum of $500,000 in U.S. economic development ...

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Six months later, still lots of questions, few answers surrounding GreenTech

Almost exactly six months ago, Tunica County was the site of one of the most bizarre economic development announcements in recent Mississippi history. Xiaolin “Charles” Wang, a Chinese businessman, donned a hard hat and said he planned to build in Tunica a $1-billion hybrid vehicle manufacturing facility that would produce 1,500 vehicles a year and employ 1,500 people. He called ...

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GreenTech, really?

Group breaks ground on multi-billion dollar auto plant but needs financing In early October in Tunica, a Chinese businessman made the biggest economic development announcement in Mississippi since Nissan and Toyota, and the ceremony was notable for who wasn’t there more than who was. Gov. Haley Barbour and the executive director of the Mississippi Development Authority were out of the ...

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‘We’ve gone into silent mode’

No one in Tunica has heard from GreenTech since ground-breaking   In early October, Chinese businessman Charles Wang held a ceremony in Tunica announcing plans to build a  $1-billion hybrid vehicle manufacturing facility. GreenTech, Wang’s company, would employ 1,500 people directly and produce as many hybrid vehicles annually as Toyota does, Wang said.  The project’s size and ambition was upstaged ...

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Is GreenTech the real deal?

Tuesday in Tunica, a Chinese businessman made the biggest economic development announcement in Mississippi in almost three years, and Gov. Haley Barbour was nowhere in sight. Xiaolin “Charles” Wang said his automotive manufacturing facility would produce 150,000 hybrid vehicles annually and employ 1,500 people directly, and the Mississippi Development Authority’s executive director was out of the country with Barbour. If ...

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