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Wireless carriers plan for Super Bowl Sunday

A dropped call from your smartphone can leave you with a sinking feeling equivalent to witnessing a dropped pass by your favorite NFL receiver: shock, disbelief and maybe some frustration and anger mixed in for good measure. Whether its a dropped call, a text fail or a buffering browser, two of the country’s leading wireless carriers are making sure its ...

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Read February 1 issue of MBJ

>> FEAR THE OKRA Mad Genius ad campaign helps Delta State reintroduce the toughest vegetable in higher education— by Stephen McDill Also in this week’s paper: >> LEGISLATURE Move state offices to Capitol Complex — by Ted Carter >> SPORTS New kiosks make for a better visit at sports hall— by Frank Brown >> ENERGY Supreme Court mulls whether or ...

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Q&A: Paul Lacoste, owner, Paul Lacoste Sports

Paul Lacoste, owner of Paul Lacoste Sports, has dubbed himself “Mississippi’s Coach” and has a passion for getting Mississippians healthy. Lacoste grew up in Jackson and played football at Mississippi State University, where he also earned a master’s degree in sports administration and exercise science. He has played for the Buffalo Bills and Indianapolis Colts of the NFL as well ...

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Super Bowl Predictions – Who Dat ‘Gon Beat Them Saints?

The story lines for Sunday’s much-anticipated Super Bowl match up between the New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts are numerous. Can the Saints defense slow down Colts quarterback Peyton Manning and his precision passing game?  Will Drew Brees and the Saints offense be able to put enough points on the board to match Manning and the NFL’s second-ranked passing ...

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Saints happy to have McAllister at Super Bowl

MIAMI — As Deuce McAllister sauntered into a lounge inside the stadium that will host Sunday’s Super Bowl, Saints running back Pierre Thomas caught sight of him and shouted “Doooooose!” “He’s done so much for New Orleans. He’s done so much for this team, in the community, for the fans,” Thomas said. “The coaches, they did a good job of ...

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Merchants strike gold (and black) on all things Saints

With the New Orleans Saints making their first-ever appearance Sunday in the Super Bowl, local businesses are striking gold (and black). “Anything to do with the Saints is flying off the shelves,” said Jason Mamaril, manager for Sports & Co. “Whatever people can get their hands on, we are selling it.” Sarah Canfield, 39, said that after three consecutive losses ...

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