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Ag commissioners visit border, see need for immigration reform

SOUTH TEXAS  — Agricultural leaders from states far from the U.S.-Mexico border, including Mississippi Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith, visited Texas yesterday and said they are more convinced than ever of the need for immigration reform after a tour of border security operations in the Rio Grande Valley. The eight state agriculture commissioners who joined Texas Commissioner Todd Staples at a ...

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Former secretary of state, KiOR board member Condoleeza Rice visits Mississippi

Former secretary of state and national security adviser Dr. Condoleeza Rice stopped at Mississippi College yesterday to visit with students and attend a fundraising dinner. The nation’s chief diplomat under President George W. Bush talked about her early interest and work on Soviet-American relations and the complex relationship the U.S. maintained with Russia following the Cold War. Rice compared and ...

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UAE: Blackberries pose security threat

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates’ telecommunition watchdog says BlackBerry smartphones are a potential threat to the country’s national security and it is seeking changes in how the devices operate. Authorities’ alarm over the phones comes a year after the Middle East country’s biggest state-run mobile operator was caught encouraging unwitting BlackBerry users to install software on ...

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