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Mississippi company signs deal to provide power poles to Puerto Rico

By JACK WEATHERLY The Thomasson Co. of Philadelphia has signed a contract to provide 1,000 utility poles to the Puerto Rican national utility. The U.S. territory in the Caribbean was ravaged by Hurricane Maria in September and its power company is running at about half capacity. Brent Gray, president of Thomasson, said the $1 million contact is for 55-foot wooden ...

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Dox joins hospital

Cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgeon Hector Dox has joined the staff of Baptist Memorial Hospital – Golden Triangle in Columbus. Originally from Ponce, Puerto Rico, Dox received his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan in 1988, where he also completed his internship and residency in general surgery. He completed a second residency ...

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Hispanic homebuyers: A wave to lift the housing industry?

At a time when the housing industry needs an infusion of hope, the demographic gods are poised to unleash what some realtors, lenders and builders say will be the industry’s salvation: waves of young Hispanic workers and families hungry for houses of their own. For the moment, however, holding back that salvation are such economic factors as tight credit and ...

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