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Moon river: Rocket part ferried on the mighty Mississippi

With a brass band playing and a parade of workers sporting Mardi Gras beads, a huge component of a new rocket system was wheeled slowly from a New Orleans spacecraft factory on Wednesday to a barge that will float it up the Mississippi River for testing. The recently completed “core stage” of NASA’s Space Launch System, which dwarfed the hundreds ...

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LEC names Walker director of sales

LEC has announced that Scott Walker will serve as the Company’s new Director of Sales. Walker brings 20-plus years of sales, marketing and business development experience to LEC, where he will be responsible for managing day-to-day sales endeavors and ensuring success with LEC’s Channel Partner Network. Prior to joining LEC, Walker served as VP of Business Development for a technology ...

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BILL CRAWFORD — Can civic education save democracy from social media?

As two of the three branches of government become more and more politicized, the posture of the third will play a crucial role in how our federal government works. The two politicized branches, of course, are the executive and legislative. The third, and supposed to always rise above politics, is the judicial branch. Last week, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice ...

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Touco Direct announces new software platform, WPClover

Touco Direct announced WPClover, a new software platform designed to disrupt WordPress development agencies. WPClover is an all-in-one bundled service that offers development, hosting, and maintenance for WordPress website users and gives them access to expert software developers for an affordable monthly fee. WordPress users can realize design and development without high upfront software development costs. “Business owners shouldn’t have ...

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At Stennis Space Center, Angelica Baker has one of the coolest jobs in NASA

When Angelica Baker was young, her mother took her to a local library for preschool storytime. On that day, the library was hosting a NASA astronaut, who spoke to the children about space and even helped them try on a space suit. “I’ve wanted to be an astronaut ever since,” said Baker, who hails from Canton, Georgia. Now a resident ...

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Juan Rodriguez inspired to be part of NASA greatness

Juan E. Rodriguez is easily moved by events and situations. He feels chills every time singers hit the high notes of the national anthem. So, it is natural that his earliest space-related memory, the space shuttle Challenger tragedy in 1986, would make an impression on a young Rodriguez. “I recognized the impact that space and space travel had on the ...

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Ebbers granted early release from prison

A federal judge has authorized the release of former WorldCom Inc. Chief Executive Bernie Ebbers from prison after more than 13 years because of his deteriorating health, according to The Wall Street Journal. Judge Valerie Caproni on Wednesday granted one of his daughter’s request for a compassionate release from a federal prison medical facility in Fort Worth, Texas. Court papers ...

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TODD SMITH — Google reveals most searched phrases of 2019

Let’s face it, we live in an online search world. Need a quick answer to anything under the sun or around the world? It’s only a click away on your web browser. What did we do before Google? Or Bing? Or Yahoo? Or Wikipedia? We were constantly dashing for the encyclopedia, searching for the World Book – or forgetting about ...

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C Spire holds coding events for Mississippi students

More than 60 students from seven high schools across Mississippi recently led Hour of Codeevents at C Spire retail stores and the Brandon High School library as part of a comprehensive program to encourage young people to pursue academic and professional careers in the information technology and computer science fields.  The students are participating in C Spire’s new Software Development ...

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PSC files no-call charges with $235,000 in fines

Commissioner Brandon Presley announced that the Mississippi Public Service Commission has charged two telemarketers with violations of the Mississippi No-Call law. The PSC’s investigation found that these two companies made 47 illegal calls to Mississippians. Should these entities be found to have violated the No-Call law, they are subject to a combined total of $235,000 in fines. Notices of alleged ...

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