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MBJ wins 14 awards in MPA newspaper contest

The Mississippi Business Journal won 14 awards, including eight first place awards and finished second in General Excellence Saturday at the Mississippi Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest at the IP Biloxi Resort and Casino. The MBJ competed in the Weekly Division B category along with other mid-size weeklies. Contest entries were from newspapers in Mississippi for work published in 2013. Staff writer ...

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Keeping our eye on … Talamieka and Charles Brice

Talamieka and Charles Brice consider themselves visual storytellers. Even their romance started in an art class where a friendly rivalry between two students turned eventually into love and later business. “We tell the stories of business and families through photography, graphic design, web development, custom illustrations, branding and advertising,” Talamieka says. “We truly consider it an honor to use our ...

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Mississippi Business Journal wins 5 APME awards

The Mississippi Business Journal won five awards during the weekend in the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editors newspaper contest. Staff writer Stephen McDill captured a first-place in feature writing for “Moog Master,” a story on Madison engineer Bill Hemsath who invented the Minimoog, a first-generation modern synthesizer. Staff writer Clay Chandler took a second place in sports enterprise writing for ...

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EXPO honors Mississippi’s future

The 2013 Mississippi Business Journal Business & Technology EXPO wouldn’t be complete without its annual “Top 40 Under 40” awards luncheon. The popular program was recognized last year for its twentieth year of honoring the state’s young luminaries; the best and the brightest of both the private and public sectors. “It’s always a good class, you can’t go wrong,” says ...

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Breakfast recognizes past, present

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Combine that with some of the most important women in Mississippi, and you get the 2013 inaugural “50 Leading Business Women” alumni breakfast. The April 4 event is 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Mississippi Trade Mart in Jackson. It will honor past winners of the popular Mississippi Business ...

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MC Ping-Pong Third in Nation

Popularized by Chinese leader Mao Tsetung as a way to encourage community fitness and national pride, table tennis (or “ping-pong”) has grown in worldwide popularity since it was first introduced. Mississippi College’s acclaimed table tennis team first started in 2007 and has since been turning the tables on a number of big name rivals from Ohio State University to University ...

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iSad — Jobs’ death affects all

Where were you when Steve Jobs died? I was browsing iTunes when I got a text on my iPhone delivering the sad news. Now I am writing this post on my Power Mac G4. The pundits are comparing the late founder and CEO of Apple Computer to Thomas Edison. Jobs’ friend and longtime colleague Steve Wozniak says he was like ...

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Making of the Mississippi 100

Back in the early 1990s in an effort to improve the Mississippi 100 ranking of the state’s most successful private companies, a Mississippi Business Journal staffer went to the Eudora Welty Library in Jackson looking for research material. When asked for a good resource of privately held companies in the state, the librarian smiled broadly and said, “Oh, I have ...

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