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KiOR makes first shipment, reports loss

COLUMBUS — Texas-based KiOR Inc. has reached a milestone with the first shipments of cellulostic diesel from its biofuels production facility in Lowndes County. KiOR president and CEO Fred Cannon says in a statement that the company will focus on achieving “steady state operations” in Columbus. He says KiOR expects to produce between 3 million and 5 million gallons for ...

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Emmerich launching newspaper to replace defunct Leader-Call

LAUREL — Emmerich Newspapers says it will start a newspaper to replace the Laurel Leader-Call, which has shut down. In a statement last Saturday, Emmerich said the start-up newspaper would be launched April 15 with the name The Chronicle. Wyatt Emmerich, the president of Emmerich Newspapers, said the new community newspaper will serve Laurel, Ellisville and Jones County. Emmerich plans ...

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On2Locate receives more Seed money

RIDGELAND — Mississippi Technology Alliance (MTA) president and CEO Tony Jeff announced that On2Locate Inc. of Ridgeland has received a second-round New Venture Development investment from the Mississippi Seed Fund. MTA awarded $100,000 to On2Locate to finalize launch of the company’s product, SilverFox Link. SilverFox Link is a medical alert personal emergency response system with benefits far greater than similar ...

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