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Higher gas prices ripple out into state's economy

The cost of gasoline continues to rise across the state, and with that rise comes an increase in the cost of doing business in Mississippi. Industry observers are mixed in their assessments of what the effects will be on the state`s economy but agree that at least in the short term, rising gas prices could spell difficulty for Mississippians in ...

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Community Development Foundation among nation's top 20

TUPELO – When Community Development Foundation (CDF) president David Rumbarger learned that Site Selection magazine had ranked the Northeast Mississippi city of 35,000 No. 19 in the top 100 small cities for new and expanded corporate facilities in its March issue, he was pleasantly surprised. “Making the nation`s top 20 is very good news,” said Rumbarger, “especially since it`s an ...

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Mississippi Delta Technology Council has strong agenda

Cleveland – The newly formed Mississippi Delta Technology Council (MDTC) will sponsor its inaugural event – the first annual Delta Business and Technology Expo – from noon until 3 p.m. on May 7 at Siller`s Coliseum on the campus of Delta State University, in conjunction with Delta Council Day. Organizers have described the council as “an economic development group without ...

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