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Regulators Move to Pull the Plug on Mississippi Coal Plant

Mississippi regulators want to pull the plug on a first-of-its-kind power plant that was supposed to burn coal more cleanly, saying one of the nation's largest utilities should absorb $6.5 ...

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Judge Lets State Agency Shut Down Mississippi Payday Lender

One of Mississippi's largest payday lenders was effectively forced out of business Wednesday after a judge ruled that state banking regulators could revoke the company's licenses during its appeal of ...

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Mississippi Power Plant Costs Cross $7.5B, Rate Plan Delayed

A Mississippi utility is delaying proposals on how its customers should pay for an ever-more-expensive power plant even as the cost of the facility crosses $7.5 billion.

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Top Dollar Pawn Shop Lives for Another Day

Tramaury Barnes walked into Top Dollar Pawn on West Street at about 10 a.m. on April 24, 2017, to retrieve his AR-12 he had pawned.

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UPDATED: Judge Blocks Mississippi Shutdown of Payday Lender

A judge blocked Mississippi officials from forcing one of the state's largest payday lenders to close.

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On May Day, Honoring Workers Who Die on the Job, and a Call for Reform

Advocates for workers' rights, including the Mississippi Workers Center for Human Rights and the Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance, gathered at the Mississippi Capitol on Friday, April 28, to honor those ...

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Shifting the Power to Regulate Nurses, Barbers, More

Melony Armstrong did not want to cut hair; she wanted to braid hair in her own shop. She believed that the time and money spent on beauty school would be ...

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Secretary of State Updates Mississippi Business Info Website

A state official says he is providing detailed market information to people thinking of starting a business in Mississippi.

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Nissan Faces More Labor Law Charges at Mississippi Plant

The National Labor Relations Board is leveling new charges that Nissan Motor Co. and a contract worker agency at Nissan's Mississippi plant are violating workers' rights.

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Mississippi-Based Trustmark Closes Purchase of Alabama Bank

Mississippi-based Trustmark Corp. has completed its purchase of Alabama-based Reliance Bank for $23.7 million in cash.

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Follow the Jug: Fondren Public Opens

Fondren's newest establishment opened its doors on September 2, 2013. Read the story at