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CRAWFORD: Is everyone, including Phillip Gunn, a RINO these days

Republicans coined the term “RINO” (Republicans in Name Only) to denigrate other Republicans who didn’t toe the conservative line. These days, I’m having trouble seeing the line. Thought it had to do with cutting the cost and size of government, reducing public and corporate welfare, and such. Must be a different line, though, with top Republicans ignoring the line I ...

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Mende Alford named MBJ's Businesswoman of the Year

Mende Malouf Alford was named the Mississippi Business Journal’s 2013 Businesswoman of the Year during a ceremony Monday at the Hilton in Jackson. Alford, the general manager/owner of the Old Capitol Inn Boutique Hotel in Jackson, has turned being in the hospitality business into a fine art. It has led to her Old Capitol Inn being the “in” place for ...

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Madison supervisors welcome Jackson State campus

CANTON — Madison County officials are rolling out the welcome mat for Jackson State University. The Board of Supervisors on Monday unanimously approved a resolution welcoming JSU’s satellite campus to the community. The university won College Board approval last month for a 10-year, $1.5 million lease for 8,600 square feet of office space in Madison for a branch to open ...

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Deer Creek restocked with fish

LELAND — State wildlife officials have restocked Deer Creek near Leland with bluegill fish. Leland Mayor James Lowe says the creek’s fish population had dwindled during the summer when the creek reached near record low levels. Lowe says a fish kill last year also depleted the number of fish in the creek. Ronnie Yarbrough, the secretary of the Deer Creek ...

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Sentencing set is antiques store arson

ABERDEEN  — A sentencing date has been set for a man convicted of participating in the March 2011 arson at Lindley’s Antiques Mall in Oakland. Federal court records say James Flemons and Larry Loftis bought pump sprayers to use in the arson a month before burning the building. Prosecutors said they poured gas and kerosene in the building. Flemons reached ...

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MBJ ANALYSIS: Businessman promising $1.1 billion steel plant in Arkansas has failed to deliver on big projects announced in Mississippi

John D. Correnti, the businessman Arkansas is counting on to deliver “the largest economic development project in the state’s history,” a proposed $1.1 billion steel mill in Mississippi County in northeast Arkansas, has recently failed to deliver on promises for big projects in Mississippi. Tuesday Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe announced that Correnti’s Big River Steel LLC, Blytheville, plans to build ...

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MBJ ANALYSIS: Businessman promising $1.1 billion steel plant in Arkansas has failed to deliver on big projects announced in Mississippi

By BECKY GILLETTE John D. Correnti, the businessman Arkansas is counting on to deliver “the largest economic development project in the state’s history,” a proposed $1.1 billion steel mill in Mississippi County in northeast Arkansas, has recently failed to deliver on promises for big projects in Mississippi. Tuesday Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe announced that Correnti’s Big River Steel LLC, Blytheville, ...

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