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Commission suspends real estate broker's license

SOUTHAVEN — The Mississippi Real Estate Commission has suspended DeSoto County developer Chuck Roberts’ broker’s license for a year after finding he violated state real estate laws during a land deal with the city of Southaven. The Commercial Appeal reports the commission entered into an agreement with Roberts. The commission said it launched the investigation into Roberts after media reports ...

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Full House approved to own Silver Slipper's license

BAY ST. LOUIS — According to Las Vegas-based Full House Resorts, the Mississippi Gaming Commission has approved the company to own a Mississippi gaming licensee. The finding of suitability should enable the company to close on its acquisition of the Silver Slipper Casino Venture, LLC, the entity operating the Silver Slipper Casino in Bay St. Louis Oct. 1, the company ...

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Man accused of helping teachers cheat on their licensing exam

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man has been indicted on federal charges that he was paid thousands of dollars by aspiring teachers in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi to have other people take their teacher licensing exams. The federal indictment released yesterday said 58-year-old Clarence Mumford hired a group of test takers, including Memphis City Schools employees or former employees, and ...

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Entergy: Grand Gulf license renewal remains on track

CLAIBORNE COUNTY — Entergy Nuclear officials say the license renewal for the Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Plant in Claiborne County remains on track. Grand Gulf’s license expires in 2024, and an application to extend it an additional 20 years is expected to be finalized by September 2013. On June 8, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ...

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Doctor charged with murder-for-hire scheme gets new license while in jail

GREENWOOD — A doctor charged in a murder-for-hire scheme has renewed his medical license even though he’s in jail. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports Dr. Ralph Arnold Smith Jr.’s medical license was to expire on June 30. It is now extended through June 30, 2013, according to records from the Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure. Dr. Vann Craig, executive director of ...

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CMR votes to restrict oyster license sales again this season

GULF COAST — The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources (CMR) has voted to restrict 2012-2013 oyster license sales to the number and type of license sold during the current 2011-2012 license year. Oyster harvest licenses for the 2012-2013 season will go on sale April 2. During the month of April 2012, commercial oyster license sales for the license year will ...

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Insurance Department investigating insurer's activities

JACKSON — The Mississippi Insurance Department is alerting the Mississippi producer community that it is investigating possible instances of unauthorized insurance activity focusing on habitation risks (e.g., apartment buildings, condominium developments, hotels, etc.). Specifically, alleged coverage, binders and/or policies placed through an unlicensed individual and entity, Michael A. “Mike” Ward or his related entity, JRSO Inc. are suspect, the MID ...

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Entergy Nuclear applying for license renewal for Grand Gulf

PORT GIBSON  — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has opened a public comment period on Grand Gulf Nuclear Station’s license to operate for another 20 years. The Vicksburg Post reports the NRC is in the middle of a 22-month review of the renewal application. Entergy Nuclear filed the application last November. That started a multistep process expected to culminate in September ...

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