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Nissan Declines Talks with Union After Mississippi Rally

Nissan Motor Co. has declined to talk to union supporters about conditions at its Mississippi assembly plant after a March 4 pro-union rally headlined by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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Americans for Prosperity: Online Sales Tax is Wrong for Mississippi

The Jackson Free Press recently published an editorial criticizing my organization, Americans for Prosperity, for opposing a bill that would impose sales taxes on all online purchases made in Mississippi—even ...

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Mississippi Power's Kemper Plant Blows Deadline After Leak

After a tubing leak in part of its Kemper County power plant, Mississippi Power Co. now says it's unsure when the $7 billion plant will be finished.

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Advocates, Lawmakers: Women's Rights Legislation Will Be Back

Women make 75 cents to every dollar a man makes in Mississippi, data from the Mississippi State Treasurer's office says.

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Volkswagen Pleads Guilty, Agrees to $4.3 Billion Fine

Volkswagen pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy and obstruction of justice and agreed to pay a $4.3 billion penalty for a brazen scheme to program nearly 600,000 vehicles to cheat on ...

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Workers, Advocates and Politicians March for Unionization at Nissan

Auto industry workers, advocates and politicians marched on the Nissan Plant in Canton on Saturday to show support for a union and to urge workers there to unionize.

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Nissan Accused of Wrongly Blocking Union Activity at Plant

The United Auto Workers union charges that Nissan Motor Co. broke federal labor law less than two days before a Mississippi rally where U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to speak ...

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Nissan Faces Safety Fine in Mississippi as Union Rally Looms

A federal workplace safety agency wants to fine Nissan Motor Co. more than $21,000, saying the company's Mississippi plant should have better trained a maintenance worker who lost three fingers ...

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Mississippi Worst State for Women, Study Finds

Mississippi as the worst state for women based on several factors from life expectancy to unemployment figures, a new WalletHub study found.

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ICE: Mississippi Immigration Investigation Began Year Ago, 8 Eateries Raided in February

Immigration and customs enforcement agents conducted raids on Feb. 22 after a year-long criminal investigation at local Ichiban restaurants in Flowood and Pearl as well as dining establishments owned by ...

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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 http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2013/sep/04/follow-jug/.