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Mississippi electric rates rise with natural gas prices

January 12, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Some power company customers in Mississippi will see higher bills in February as two private electric utilities pass along rebounding natural gas costs. The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted Thursday to approve higher fuel costs for both Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power Co. Residential customers of Entergy who use...

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Big business of footwear on display at outdoor retail expo

January 12, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, photo, Chaco sandals are shown at the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City. The majority of Chaco’s sales still come from its signature “Z-sandals,” with crossing, adjustable straps, but the company is...

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Chaves County Crime Stoppers

January 12, 2017 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Anonymity is guaranteed! You do NOT give your name. Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000 cash for information leading to arrest and the filing of charges on: • Location of stolen property • Location of wanted persons • Location of illegal drugs • Any...

Bird flu-plagued South Korea agrees to buy US eggs

January 11, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Dec. 28, 2016, file photo, customers look at eggs at a discount store in Seoul, South Korea, a day after government officials announced that millions of chickens would be culled because of an outbreak of bird flu. Because of the spreading bird flu...

Facebook takes on a bigger role in journalism

January 11, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook is launching a journalism project aimed at strengthening its ties with media organizations to help them grow their audience, come up with new products and...

Ex-Barclays director gets 5 months in prison for plumber tip

January 11, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — A former Barclays PLC director says he gave inside information on stocks to a New York plumber so he could join his business and leave Wall Street stress behind. Steven McClatchey made the claim before he was sentenced to five months in...

US warns of unusual cybersecurity flaw in heart devices

January 10, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

This Wednesday, July 22, 2015, file photo shows St. Jude Medical corporate headquarters, in Little Canada, Minn., just north of St. Paul. The Homeland Security Department is warning the public about an unusual cybersecurity flaw for one manufacturer’s...

Southwest makes executive changes with an eye on succession

January 10, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines is making changes in the front office that could offer clues as to who will eventually succeed Gary Kelly as CEO and chairman. The company said Tuesday that it promoted Thomas Nealon, 55, to president. He is a former...

Congressional delegation urges Trump to fund Hanford work

January 10, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this July 9, 2014, file photo, a sign informs visitors of prohibited items on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. The entire congressional delegation from Washington is asking President-elect Donald Trump to make environmental cleanup of...

Asian stocks meander as China inflation raises uncertainty

January 9, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

TOKYO (AP) — Shares meandered in Asia on Tuesday as fresh inflation data from China raised uncertainties over how the world’s second largest economy will keep growth on track while curbing speculative bubbles and rising corporate debt. KEEPING SCORE:...