JACKSON, Miss.-- Southwest Airlines is closing down operations at Jackson-Evers International Airport on June 6, 2014. Bob Jordan, Southwest's executive vice president and chief commercial officer, says the level of local demand no longer allows Southwest to profitably serve Jackson.
The EPA has already published draft regulations that would limit greenhouse emissions from new coal plants to no more than 1,000 lbs of carbon dioxide per megawatt-hour of electricity generated.
The FCC will auction the so-called H Block frequencies in the first opportunity the regulator has offered companies to acquire ownership of new airwaves since 2008..
On Jan. 22, the FCC will auction off the so-called H Block frequencies in the first opportunity that the FCC has had for companies to acquire new spectrum since 2008..
RIPLEY, Miss.-- Industrial Timber, a maker of wood furniture frames, is expanding operations at its facilities in Shannon, Miss., in Lee County and Ripley, Miss., in Tippah County.
WASHINGTON-- All 50 states and the District of Columbia have more lax financial disclosure rules for their high court justices than the disclosure requirements for federal judges, according to an analysis from a watchdog group.
JACKSON, Miss.-- Top Mississippi lawmakers on Tuesday released their state budget proposal for the coming year, and their plan is different from Gov. "I think all the taxpayers can be pleased," House Speaker Philip Gunn, R- Clinton, said in praising the proposal that he and the other 13 members of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee are making.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.-- Genetic material from an invasive fish called the Eurasian ruffe has been found in southern Lake Michigan for the first time, raising the possibility that it could migrate into the Mississippi River watershed and compete with native fish there, a scientist said Tuesday.
LONDON, Dec 4- Supporters of renewables often imply the clean-energy revolution is close to phasing out fossil fuels for electricity generation in the United States, especially polluting coal-fired power plants.
JACKSON, Miss.-- Mississippi casinos won a little more money from gamblers in October, a total of about $165.5 million. The 18 river casinos from Tunica to Natchez won $82.2 million. Mississippi tax collections for the fiscal year that began July 1, 2013, total $85 million.
NEW ORLEANS-- Louisiana's Department of Insurance has joined a lawsuit filed by Mississippi against the federal government to try to block rates from increasing Oct. 1 in the National Flood Insurance Program. Commissioner Jim Donelon said Wednesday that the department had filed an "amicus curiae, or friend of the court" brief in Mississippi's lawsuit.
JACKSON, Miss.-- A Tennessee furniture maker is opening two plants in northeast Mississippi, hiring 250.. Jackson Furniture, based in Cleveland, Tenn., announced Monday that it will add a plant in Myrtle to one it opened in Mantachie in September, investing $2 million overall.
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Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.
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Federal and state funding cutbacks are challenging Main Street. The future of America is at stake since cities contribute more than 90 percent to GDP.