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Mississippi Economic Development News – Week of September 13, 2010

Mississippi Economic Development News – Week of September 13, 2010

The German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG says it plans to shut down a distribution center in Columbus, Ohio, by the end of January, cutting 88 jobs. The company plans to move the work from Columbus to Southaven.
http://msbusiness.com/blog/2010/09/siemens-bringing-jobs-from-ohio-to-southaven/

Mississippi’s state highway system ranks among the nation’s 20 best in terms of condition and cost effectiveness, a new study is reporting.
http://www.msdigitaldaily.com/3/State%20Local/CAT1/Ranking%20Our%20Roads%20Magnolia%20State%20s%20Highways%20Ranked%20Among%20Nation%20s%20Top/3614/default.aspx

Speaker after speaker extolled the benefits of how a good education, starting before kindergarten, leads to solid economic development at the Ridgeland forum sponsored by the Madison County Business League.
http://www.mcherald.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100907/NEWS/9070304/Development–education-are-linked-in-area-

Eminent domain issue attempts to get on ballot.
http://www.wlbt.net/Global/story.asp?S=13140840

Stocks extended their September rally Thursday following more encouraging news on the job market.
http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20100910/BIZ/9100330/-1/nletter01/Market-Roundup–Good-job-news-extends-rally?source=nletter-news

The Economic Development News is a weekly service provided to members of the Mississippi Economic Development Council (MEDC), Mississippi’s state association of economic development and chamber of commerce professionals – www.medc.ms

MEDC calendar:
MEDC Member-to-Member Seminar . September 14 . Jackson
2011 MEDC Winter Conference . February 2 – 4 . Jackson
2011 MEDC Summer Conference . July 13 – 15 . Biloxi

Carol Hardwick, CAE, Executive Director
Mississippi Economic Development Council (MEDC)
P. O. Box 3721, Jackson, MS  39207
www.medc.ms

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