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Northrop Grumman announces organization and leadership changes

Northrop Grumman Corporation announces organization changes to its operating sectors to better align the company’s broad portfolio to serve its customers’ needs. There will be four operating sectors: Aeronautics Systems, Defense Systems, Mission Systems and Space Systems. The changes are effective Jan. 1, 2020. In addition, Patrick M. Antkowiak, corporate vice president and chief strategy and technology officer, and Christopher ...

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Walmart pulls violent game displays; no change on gun sales

Walmart is removing from its stores nationwide signs, displays or videos that depict violence following a mass shooting at one of its stores in Texas, though it has not changed its policy on gun sales. The retailer instructed employees in an internal memo to remove any marketing material, turn off or unplug video game consoles that show violent games — ...

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Digital camera security systems cheaper with more functions than ever before

By BECKY GILLETTE Digital camera security systems have come down considerably in price while the quality of images has improved dramatically. And the number of features available now are something that were only in the realm of science fiction in years past. “The changes every year in the digital camera security business are incredible,” said Wendell Fugitt, owner S.T.A. Security ...

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Ring.com doorbells have a place, but can’t replace systems, firm says

By BECKY GILLETTE Prices start at only $99 for battery powered Ring.com video doorbells that allow you to see, hear and speak to people at your door and monitor activity like packages being dropped off from your phone, tablet and PC. Home security system owners say something like Ring doesn’t provide all the protection needed, but do-it-yourself security systems in ...

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Methodist Rehab names Syrone McBeath security director

Syrone McBeath has joined the staff of Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson as the Director of Security. He previously spent more than 16 years with the University of Mississippi Medical Center Police Department, most recently as a lieutenant. A native of Moss Point, Syrone earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Mississippi College in 1994. He also minored in ...

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