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Customer service rep in Mississippi saves Michigan man

JACKSON — Kimberly Williams is used to all kinds of phone calls. She is, after all, a customer service representative for a cable company. But the call on this Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 13, was different. “He said his name really clear, Daniel, and then he just got quiet,” said the 32-year-old, who works for Comcast in Jackson. On the other ...

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Michigan's Debbie Stabenow speaks as Delta State hosts 78th annual Delta Council

CLEVELAND, Mississippi —  Politics, agriculture, and the economy were the hot topics on a rainy Delta morning as hundreds gathered for the 78th annual meeting of Delta Council, Friday, May 17, on the campus of Delta State University. The event kicked off in the Bologna Performing Arts Center with a presentation by political analyst Stu Rothenberg titled “Lame Duck: What’s ...

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Analysis: Challenge pending to anti-spoofing law

Mississippi enacted a law outlawing “phone spoofing” in 2010. Other states and Congress have since enacted similar laws. Backers of the laws say caller ID “spoofing” is a growing threat to people because of new technology making it cheap and easy to change the name and number that phone call recipients see on caller ID. The capability of “spoofing” caller ...

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Habers named 2012 Business Woman of the Year

Dana Habers — Chief Executive Officer for University Physicians in Jackson — has been named the Mississippi Business Journal 2012 Business Woman of the Year. The announcement was made in front of a standing-room only crowd at the Hilton Hotel in Jackson. As CEO of one of the largest hospitals in the state, Dana E. Habers supervises 260 employees in ...

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Mississippi included in Michael Foods egg recall list

MINNETONKA, Minn. — A Minnesota food company is widening its recall of hard-cooked eggs because of a potential for listeria contamination. Michael Foods, of Minnetonka, is recalling eggs in brine sold in 10- and 25-pound pails for institutional use in 34 states. The eggs carry six brand names: Columbia Valley Farms, GFS, Glenview Farms, Papetti’s, Silverbrook and Wholesome Farms. The ...

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Entergy to spin off transmission business to ITC

Utility holding company Entergy Corp. plans to spin off its electric transmission business and merge it into ITC Holdings Corp., which operates power transmission lines in the Midwest. Entergy, based in New Orleans, said Monday that it will receive about $1.78 billion in cash, and its stockholders will receive shares of a new company created by the combination of Novi, ...

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