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New buyer interest in Jackson’s Landmark Center after UMMC drops deal

A potential new buyer is ready to seek a deal on downtown Jackson’s Landmark Center now that the University of Mississippi Medical Center no longer wants the vacant office building. The Hertz Investment Group, owners of 1.2 million square feet of metro Jackson office space, wants to be 100 percent sure UMMC is out of the deal before approaching representatives ...

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UMMC drops purchase of downtown Jackson's Landmark Center

The University of Mississippi Medical Center’s purchase of the Landmark Center — a deal considered a much-needed game changer for downtown Jackson — is dead, UMMC officials say. » UPDATED: New buyer interest in Jackson’s Landmark Center after UMMC drops deal UMMC officials say they ceased negotiations with owners of the 366,500 square-foot building after other needs arose, including the cost ...

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Todd Smith's Spin Cycle: New digital marketing & advertising initiative launched by The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal has launched a new digital destination — CMO Today — to address the rapidly transforming marketing, advertising and branding industries. Designed for marketing executives and specialists, CMO Today (@wsjCMO) defines what matters and what doesn’t in the chaos of today’s marketing business. CMO Today takes a deep and investigative look at all aspects of marketing, including ...

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Charter Bank adds Yoshi Atkinson, Kendall Woodcock, April Reeves and Brad Grayson

Charter Bank has added four new staff members to its Biloxi, Gulfport and Ocean Springs branches. Brad Grayson has joined Charter Bank’s Ocean Springs branch as the financial center manager. Grayson is a graduate of the University of Mississippi and holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration with a major in managerial finance. Yoshi Atkinson has joined Charter ...

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How social media has shaped the case of Trayvon Martin

In the killing of Trayvon Martin, the angel and the devil of social media have discovered the perfect battlefield. Without social media, the Feb. 26 killing of Martin, an unarmed, black 17-year-old in Sanford, Fla., probably would have remained forever a four-paragraph news brief in the local newspaper. On that rainy night, Martin was walking from a grocery store to ...

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