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2016 Construction & Architecture Award winners

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Several hundred people came to the Old Capitol Inn in downtown Jackson recently for the awarding of the MBJ’s inaugural Construction & Architecture Awards. AERC, PLLC » In 2002, Doug Thornton established Architectural & Engineering Resources for Construction. As the name suggests, the firm was established to be a primary, single-source resource for our clients’ building needs, whatever those may ...

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OUR VIEW — Who are legislators protecting with payday lending loophole?

That seriousness Mississippi’s legislators showed back in 2012 over whether to reauthorize payday lending seemed so sincere at the time. They could allow the payday lending industry to strengthen its hold on Mississippi’s working poor, tip the rules to increase borrower protections, or ban the low-dollar lending altogether. The wrangling ended with lawmakers proclaiming a great comprise: Payday lending and ...

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