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MBJ Editorial: Canada important to our business

The Consulate General of Canada was in Mississippi last week to touch base with government officials and trade partners. Yes, trade partners. As a matter of fact, Canada is the top export destination for Mississippi with 28 Canadian-owned companies employing 4,222 people in 104 locations. Canada is a true business friend to Mississippi, purchasing 18 percent of our state’s exports, ...

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MBJ Editorial: Working class facing more steep odds

“The youth these days just aren’t willing to work like I had to in our day.” When mature adults get together and start talking about the younger generation, that’s a common saying overheard. That same thing was probably said about the youth of the 1970s, 1950s and 1930s, too. In fact, it’s probably fair to say that level of “they ...

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Dudley seems to have the right stuff

To listen to Bob Dudley, it would seem he understands the magnitude of destruction that has been thrust upon the Gulf Coast because of the failings of his company. It’s also amazing that the Hattiesburg native will become the CEO of British Petroleum on Oct. 1, hopefully having a positive impact on so many that have been hurt by the ...

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All for the budget’s sake

On the face of it, you understand what Gov. Haley Barbour has done with across-the-board budget cuts in the face of dwindling sales tax revenues in the last couple of years. When you dig deeper, though, you see the state is sacrificing its future to stay in the black so Barbour can boast that he kept the state out of ...

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