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MDA to lead delegation to trade conference

MBJ staff The Mississippi Development Authority will lead business leaders and economic development professionals at the ninth annual Southeastern U.S.-Canadian Provinces Alliance Conference May 25-27 in Nashville, Tenn. “Canada is Mississippi’s top trade partner. Through that partnership, we share strong economic, cultural and social ties,” MDA Executive Director Glenn McCullough Jr. said in a news release. Grant assistance is available ...

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USM report spotlights role of school boards, superintendents on education

A study by a University of Southern Mississippi professor is complete and finds that there is a direct correlation between school board members’ behavior and attitude and the academic achievement of the students under their governance. However, the leader of the organization here in Mississippi tasked with training school board members says it is a complex issue that is affected ...

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Searching begins in Yazoo City

YAZOO CITY — Rescuers stood ready Sunday to comb neighborhoods of splintered homes and twisted debris in Mississippi, a day after a devastating tornado sliced through the state and killed 10 people, including three children.James Jackson, a deputy state fire marshal, said crews took a break overnight but were organizing at first daylight to resume search and rescue operations. All ...

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