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How Clinton and Sanders would tackle income inequality

Business News - 1 hour 58 min ago
Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders want to give Americans a raise.

Oil's wild ride isn't over yet

Business News - 2 hours 21 min ago
If you're waiting for calm in the oil market, don't hold your breath.

Expect a Social Security raise of exactly ... nothing

Business News - 2 hours 24 min ago
Seniors and other retirees across America will get some lousy news on Thursday.

Anheuser-Busch InBev agrees to buy SABMiller in biggest beer deal ever

Business News - 2 hours 47 min ago
Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to buy its main rival SABMiller for £68 billion ($104 billion), creating a super brewery with sales of $55 billion.

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Business News - 3 hours 14 min ago
Welcome to takeover Tuesday!

Did the NFL kill Twitter accounts for Deadspin, SB Nation?

Business News - 7 hours 17 min ago
Twitter accounts for two sports websites were suspended Monday after the NFL and other groups filed a number of complaints under a copyright law.

'Introduction to Export Control' seminar on tap Thursday afternoon

MSU News - 7 hours 21 min ago

Join the Office of Research and Economic Development at Mississippi State for an "Introduction to Export Control" seminar on Thursday [Oct. 15] from 1:30-3 p.m. in the Bost Extension Center theater. Neil Lewis, the director of the university's Office of Research Security, will lead the presentation.

The session will provide a basic foundation for understanding and working with export control, including defining an export, why export control is necessary, and the difference between export control and export compliance, among other significant issues.

Please register for this event at If you have any questions, please contact Lynn Taylor at 662-325-3168.

Brand launch livestream available online Tuesday afternoon

MSU News - 7 hours 21 min ago

Mississippi State officials are planning the launch this week of an innovative branding initiative aimed at positioning the university for the future. Special festivities are planned for 3 p.m. on Tuesday [Oct. 13] in Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium.

A livestream of the event will be available online at

Jason Rezaian's brother logs many miles ? and emotions ? to free him

Business News - 7 hours 55 min ago
"Starting my 15th trip to DC this year," Ali Rezaian tweeted early Monday morning. "Still don't know what the verdict is."

Playboy to eliminate nude photos from the magazine

Business News - 10 hours 10 min ago
Read full story for latest details.

Democratic debate has tough act to follow (Trump)

Business News - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 18:36
While political pros speculate about how Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will fare in their first debate, television pros are debating how many people will tune in to watch them.

Fall flu shot clinics on campus Tuesday and Wednesday

MSU News - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 18:12

University Health Services at Mississippi State will again offer a series of flu shot clinics on campus this fall.

Shots are available for adults, as well as for children who are at least 12 years old. The cost is $20. Cash, check or a personal Banner charge are accepted forms of payment. Please note that insurance will not be filed for this service.

This week's clinics will be held:

* Tuesday [Oct. 13] -- Herbert Hall lobby, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

* Wednesday [Oct. 14] -- Drill Field - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Rain location: Longest Student Health Center classroom.)

Upcoming clinics include:

* Oct. 20 -- Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, PACCAR Board Room, Research Park, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

* Oct. 21 -- McCool Hall lobby, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

* Oct. 27 -- Thompson Hall, Room 127, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

* Oct. 28 -- Lee Hall lobby, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

* Nov. 3 -- Hunter Henry Center, Room A116, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

* Nov. 4 -- Allen Hall lobby, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

HP boss Meg Whitman trashes Dell's EMC deal

Business News - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 17:58
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Chinese investors put $400 million into U.S. startups

Business News - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 17:42
Young U.S. startups have a lot to be hopeful about.

MSU music department presents Homecoming choral concert

MSU News - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 17:41
Mississippi State choir members rehearse at the university’s Band and Choral Hall. (Photo by Megan Bean)

Contact: Sasha Steinberg

Mississippi State choir members rehearse at the university’s Band and Choral Hall. (Photo by Megan Bean)

STARKVILLE, Miss.—As part of 2015 Homecoming week festivities, Mississippi State’s music department is sponsoring a choral concert Friday [Oct. 16] at the city’s First Baptist Church.

Free to all, the 7:30 p.m. concert will feature performances by the Women and Men of State ensembles conducted by adjunct piano instructor Gail Kopetz and adjunct voice instructor Peter Infanger, respectively.

Also performing is MSU’s premier choral ensemble, State Singers. The group will be conducted by Gary Packwood, MSU associate professor and director of choral activities.

Selections for the evening program include works by Felix Mendelsohn (1809-47), Mack Wilberg (1955-), Gustav Holst (1874-1934), Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611), Edvard Grieg (1843-1907), Alice Parker (1925-), among others.

Since 2011, members of MSU-sponsored ensembles have toured and performed throughout France and Normandy, in addition to appearances at New York City’s prestigious Carnegie Hall and American Choral Directors Association state and regional conferences.

Selected through competitive auditions, members of this year’s ensembles represent Mississippi and seven other states, as well as a range of academic disciplines across campus. For more, visit

Additional concert and ensemble details are found at Packwood also may be reached at 662-325-3490 or

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, MSU’s music department offers a bachelor’s degree in four areas of music education, as well as a bachelor of arts in music. Learn more at, and

MSU is Mississippi’s leading university, available online at

Crying Mets fan invited to playoff game by NY radio host

Business News - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 17:36
There's no crying in baseball, but for one Mets fan crying may have helped him get a ticket to a big playoff baseball game.

Obama talks rural values, race and Fox News with author

Business News - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 17:26
This year has seen the White House employ an unconventional media strategy, with President Obama sitting down with compelling cultural figures outside the realm of politics or the press.

MSU alumnus endows, inaugurates art department lecture series

MSU News - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 17:21

Contact: Sasha Steinberg

STARKVILLE, Miss.—A Starkville native and graduate of Mississippi State’s College of Architecture, Art and Design will serve Thursday [Oct. 15] as the inaugural guest speaker for a new lecture series he and his wife are endowing at the university.

With their $25,000 donation to the MSU Foundation, Eric and Gina Yonge have established the Eric and Gina Yonge Lecture Series in the university’s art department. The purpose of the series is to prepare fine arts students for life after college by engaging them in thoughtful discussions about how to market themselves and their talents.

Free to all, Yonge’s presentation titled “ReVision” takes place at 3 p.m. in Giles Hall’s Robert and Freda Harrison Auditorium.

President and creative director of Kennesaw, Georgia-based EYStudios, Yonge will advise students on how to effectively become a critical part of any organization, as well as develop business leadership potential.

Since its inception more than a decade ago, the e-commerce brand development company has specialized in user experience and product merchandising. For more, see

Additional details about Yonge’s campus visit are available from Angi Bourgeois, associate professor and interim art department head, at 662-325-2970 or

Learn more about the College of Architecture, Art and Design by calling 662-325-2202 or visiting, and

MSU is Mississippi’s leading university, available online at

MRSA: The tiny bacteria that can tackle giants

Health - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 16:52

Categories: Health

Doomed cholesterol drug causes Eli Lilly's worst day since 2008

Business News - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 16:26
Eli Lilly just suffered its darkest day since the 2008 financial crisis.


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