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Mississippi economic growth continues, but slower

By JACK WEATHERLY Mississippi is on track to have its second consecutive year of growth in its gross domestic product, though the outlook has cooled in the first half of 2016. Two straight years of growth would be the first since 2008, when the national recession started, according to a report from the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning’s University Research ...

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New book claims it’s do-or-die time for U.S. economy

The United States will jump start its economy or lose to China by 2040, says Gallup CEO and chairman Jim Clifton in his new book “The Coming Jobs War.” Clifton says the biggest problem facing the world is an inadequate supply of good jobs. Based on Gallup’s worldwide polling, a good job is the global dream for all citizens and ...

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