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Threatening Emails Target Mississippi Businesses

Threatening Emails Target Mississippi Businesses Attorney General Jim Hood is issuing a warning to businesses across the state about an international email scam that threatens to bomb a business if money is not transferred to the sender. The Attorney General’s Office was first alerted of such an email Thursday afternoon. The targeted businesses said they…

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Veterans honored at Brookdale of Clinton

The Mississippi Army National Guard’s 114 MP Company Honor Color Guard out of Clinton, MS presented the colors Dawson Martin led the singing of our National Anthem A delicious meal was served Each veteran in attendance was recognized, photographed, and received a special commemorative pin.  Staff Sgt. Christopher Griffin served as the master of ceremonies and…

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Volvo Makes First Commercial Deal Using Self-Driving Trucks

Volvo’s first autonomous commercial truck will be used for limestone mining. According to VentureBeat, the automotive company Volvo has signed a deal with the Norwegian mine Bronnoy Kalk to use its self-driving trucks to transport limestone from the mine to a nearby port. This is the first time Volvo’s self-driving trucks will be officially used…

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U.S. Real Estate Market Is Starting To Cool Down

Real estate markets are cooling off throughout the U.S. and it isn’t only because of the winter season. According to Forbes, although mortgage rates are still climbing, housing prices are finally beginning to cool off. “There is a definite shift,” said Lawrence Yun, the chief economist of the National Association of Realtors. “I would characterize the…

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Plastics Waste Becoming a Global Concern; Could Be Reused For Good

In the United States, the plastics sector, which is the third-largest manufacturing industry, is incredibly important. Though plastic material is used in virtually every industry across the globe, there are some serious underlying concerns that need to be addressed: pollution and waste. The Guardian reports that an anti-plastic revolution is needed in order to combat…

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Shop COURIER advertisers for a chance to win up to $250

The Clinton Courier is encouraging Clintonians to support thier local small businesses this holiday season. With the annual Small Business Saturday set for November 24, the Courier will use this date as a time to push a “shop local” mission with a contest for readers to potentially win a purchase refund of up to $250. Readers are…

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Dyson Announces Plans To Build Electric Car Factory In Singapore

British technology company and renowned vacuum manufacturer Dyson Ltd. plans to manufacture its first electric car in Singapore. According to Bloomberg, Dyson announced its plans to complete a factory in Singapore by 2020 and release its first electric car model by 2021. Dyson’s recent announcement is just one part of the company’s $2.6 billion effort…

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