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[Mississippi] As FCA Defends HFT and SEC Goes Neutral, “Big Tobacco Lawyer” Steps into the Ring

high-frequency trading (HFT) ...Ironically the lawyer’s name behind the class action lawsuit is Michael Lewis... the lawyer who has already accomplished the unthinkable by winning a lawsuit against big tobacco companies back in 1994 and winning for the st
Forex Magnates
added Jun 10, 2014 09:43

[Mississippi] Concerns voiced over Southaven smoking ban

Southaven's proposed smoking ban is still being drafted, but that didn't stop people from voicing their opinions about it during a Board of Aldermen meeting. The Commercial Appeal reports ( ) a resident and business owner voiced thei
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 16, 2014 11:11

[Mississippi] PRCC banning tobacco on campus

• By this time next year, all four Pine Belt colleges and universities could be 100 percent tobacco-free. William Carey University and Jones County Junior College are already tobacco-free, with Pearl River Community College scheduled to join them Jan. 1.
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Nov 2, 2013 05:55

[Mississippi] Pascagoula VFW post asks for bingo exception on city's smoking ban

"We have seen a dramatic decrease in our income on bingo nights," said Dave Pettys, of VFW post 3373. The Elmer Joseph Grant post on Vega Street hosts bingo three nights a week, he said, and averages up to about 120 people per event.
Mississippi Press
added Jul 24, 2013 18:05

[Mississippi] MCCOMB, Miss.: Proposed broader smoking ban draws comments

The McComb Board of Selectmen has heard from local residents on a proposal to broaden the city's no smoking ordinance. ... However, smoking is permitted in restaurants that have a bar with a separate ventilation system.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 26, 2013 21:39

[Mississippi] Small turnout for smoking-ban hearing in Pascagoula

Three people showed up to the hearing on smoking ordinances at the senior center Thursday night. The city is making efforts to gather residents' input to reach a decision on whether to pass a local smoke-free ordinance in Pascagoula.
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Apr 19, 2013 14:34

[Mississippi] Appeals Panel Upholds Miss. Corruption Conviction

A federal appeals court panel on Friday upheld the conviction of Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, one of Mississippi's most prominent attorneys before going to prison on judicial corruption charges.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 13, 2013 08:33

[Mississippi] Smoking ban tabled, still smoldering in Saltillo

A proposed smoking ban for Saltillo has been tabled, but could still go up for a vote in the coming weeks
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Mar 6, 2013 13:01

[Mississippi] Smoking ban a possibility in one city

Over 60 cities and towns in Mississippi have moved to ban smoking in public places. Saltillo could be the next city on that list.
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Feb 21, 2013 17:09

[Mississippi] Statewide smoking ban likely to die again

Senate Bill 2078 -- the Mississippi Smoke-free Air Act of 2013 -- was introduced by Sen. Willie Simmons, D-Cleveland. But after being referred to that chamber's Public Health and Welfare Committee, the bill hasn't been put to a vote to make it to the Sen
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Feb 2, 2013 17:58
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