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Game day means millions to SEC schools, states

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Fans heading to Southeastern Conference football games are hitting the ATM on the way and bringing their credit cards too. Game day in the SEC is big business and the price tag for the experience can be steep. Devoted fans are anteing up, shelling out millions on hotels, parking, clothing, food and drink to watch SEC football ...

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‘SHOW ME THE MONEY’

College football grasping to keep agents, lure of cash from tainting eligibility of its athletes   The Southeastern Conference’s chaotic kickoff to each football season happens every year in late July at the Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham. Media Days, the great gathering of SEC royalty, does not require a dramatic story line to whip fans and media into a frenzy; ...

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Cochran questions SEC's reform efforts

WASHINGTON — Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) is questioning efforts by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to correct serious problems within the agency that have been linked to financial scandals, such as those by Bernie Madoff and Stanford Financial which hurt investors and the U.S. economy. Cochran, vice chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, took part in a Senate Financial ...

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Judge tosses some claims against ex-Qwest CEO

DENVER — A federal judge has thrown out some claims in a civil lawsuit the Securities and Exchange Commission filed against former Qwest executives, including former CEO Joe Nacchio. U.S. District Judge Marcia Krieger let stand allegations focusing on whether Denver-based Qwest Communications International Inc. misled investors by not specifying how much of its revenue between 1999 and 2002 was ...

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BancorpSouth files with SEC

TUPELO — BancorpSouth Inc. has filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec. 31, 2009, with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As previously announced, the delay in filing the annual report resulted from management’s determination, in consultation with BancorpSouth’s independent registered public accounting firm and with the concurrence of the Audit Committee of the board of ...

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Judge to approve Bank of America settlement

NEW YORK — A federal judge said yesterday he would reluctantly approve an amended $150-million settlement between the Securities and Exchange Commission and Bank of America to end civil charges accusing the bank of misleading shareholders when it acquired Merrill Lynch. But U.S. District Court Judge Jed S. Rakoff called the revised pact “half-baked justice at best” and said the ...

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Toyota served subpoena for Prius documents

NEW YORK — Toyota said it has received a subpoena from a federal grand jury seeking documents related to unintended acceleration in its vehicles and the braking system of its Prius hybrid. The Japanese automaker also said it received a subpoena from the Los Angeles office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission requesting documents related to unintended acceleration as ...

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Renasant Files with SEC

TUPELO — Renasant Corporation has filed a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The shelf registration statement, once the SEC declares it effective, will allow the company to raise capital from time to time, up to an aggregate of $150 million, through the sale of common or preferred stock, warrants and units or ...

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Renasant files with SEC

TUPELO — Renasant Corporation has filed a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The shelf registration statement, once the SEC declares it effective, will allow the company to raise capital from time to time, up to an aggregate of $150 million, through the sale of common or preferred stock, warrants and units or ...

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