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Clean Up Underway for Mississippi County Hit by Tornado

A little more than four years after a powerful tornado destroyed most of Smithville, Miss., Monroe County residents are cleaning up from another twister. Monroe County Emergency Management Agency Director Robert “Bunky” Goza said no one was killed or injured … Continue reading

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Insurers Get Ready to Comply With New Mississippi Property Insurance Clarity Act

Property insurers in Mississippi have until October 1, 2015 to respond to the Mississippi Insurance Department’s (MID) first call for homeowners’ insurance policy data that will be used to satisfy the requirements of the new Mississippi Property Insurance Clarity Act. … Continue reading

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Cement Company Negligence Charge Dismissed in Florida Teen Suicide Suit

A judge in Florida has tossed a portion of a lawsuit that alleged negligence against a cement company in the death of a 12-year-old central Florida girl who committed suicide after being bullied. Rebecca Sedwick jumped to her death from … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Slightly Lower

Mortgage rates were just slightly lower in most cases today.  Last Friday, rates did a bit better than the underlying market weakness would have suggested, and now today, they’ve done a bit worse than the underlying strength would suggest, leaving … Continue reading

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Altice’s ambitions for U.S. undimmed after Time Warner Cable setback

By Leila Abboud PARIS (Reuters) – Patrick Drahi, the billionaire owner of deal-hungry European telecoms group Altice (ATCE.AS), will not let missing out on Time Warner Cable (TWC.N) dissuade him from further expansion in the United States, people familiar with … Continue reading

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Solid business spending plans offer ray of hope for factories

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A gauge of U.S. business investment spending plans increased solidly for a second straight month in April, a hopeful sign for manufacturing activity after a long spell of weakness. The overall economy is gradually … Continue reading

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Greece and creditors play down fears of imminent default

By Lefteris Papadimas and Jan Strupczewski ATHENS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Greece and its European creditors on Tuesday sought to play down fears that Athens would default on a payment to the International Monetary Fund next week. Running short of cash to … Continue reading

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Bernanke sees no risk of hard landing in China, bullish on US economy

By Christine Kim SEOUL (Reuters) – Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said that China’s economic slowdown should not worry markets as there was no risk of a hard landing, and emphasized that a move to raise U.S. rates should … Continue reading

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Great Tips for Saving Money on Car Insurance

Reining in family budgets can be difficult under even the best of circumstances. This is especially true when it comes to things like car insurance, which can steadily increase over time if customers aren’t careful. While procuring reasonably priced insurance … Continue reading

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Understanding and Managing Risk in Investing

If you’re someone who’s just about begun investing in stocks, then you know better than most, how difficult it can be to actually make money from your investments. An overwhelming multitude of numbers, ratios, and charts threaten to wreak havoc … Continue reading

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