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Former MBJ editor, co-owner Buddy Bynum dead at 59

RIDGELAND — James L. “Buddy” Bynum, former editor and co-owner of the Mississippi Business Journal and a former aide to Gov. Haley Barbour and former Sen. Trent Lott, has died at his home in Ridgeland. He was 59. Family members said Bynum died Saturday of complications of pancreatic cancer. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the Chapel of ...

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Bynum named executive editor

Scott Coopwood, publisher of The Oxford Enterprise, announced that award-winning Mississippi journalist James L. “Buddy” Bynum has been named executive editor of Oxford’s only Sunday morning newspaper. Bynum comes to the newspaper with a wealth of experience in journalism and public service. He served nearly five years as director of communications for Gov. Haley Barbour. From 2000-2005, Bynum was editor ...

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