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Kemper plant employee gag order continued

Jack Weatherly A Jefferson County, Ala. judge has extended for another month a gag order preventing a key manager at Mississippi Power Co.’s Kemper County coal-fired power plant from making public statements about the facility. The parent of Mississippi Power Co., Atlanta-based Southern Co., contends that the information would do great harm to the company. The case is the latest development in ...

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Mathews replacing Phelps

Ashton Phelps Jr., publisher of New Orleans’ The Times-Picayune for more than 30 years, will retire and be succeeded by Ricky Mathews. Mathews is president of Alabama and Mississippi operations of Advance Publications. Advance owns The Times-Picayune, The Mobile (Ala.) Press-Register, The Birmingham (Ala.) News, The Huntsville (Ala.) Times and the Mississippi Press. In statements posted at websites of The ...

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Cloos dies from injuries

Mobile Press-Register editor and former assistant metro editor of the Clarion-Ledger Paul Cloos recently died from injuries sustained in an accident when his motor scooter collided with a car. He was 47. Cloos grew up in Rochester, N.Y. He began his newspaper career in 1986 at The Saratogian in Saratoga Spring, N.Y., where he covered city hall and worked as ...

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