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2014-06-13 12:27:42

In the news release, Think Finance Contributes to Program Providing Virtual Mentoring to Students in Native American Communities, Encourages College Success in Indian Country, issued 13-Jun-2014 by Think Finance over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that there are updates to the release. The complete, corrected release follows: Think Finance Contributes to Program Providing Virtual Mentoring to Students in Native American Communities, Encourages College Success in Indian Country...

2014-06-13 12:27:21

-Contribution Highlights Commitment to Indian Country in Advance of First Presidential Visit in 15 Years- FORT WORTH, Texas, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Think Finance today announced a $60,000 donation in the name of three Native American tribes to fund a pilot program that will help students in Indian country go to and succeed in college. Think Finance is the nation's leading provider of cutting edge analytics and technology services for licensed lenders meeting the needs of...

2008-07-19 09:00:00

By Mary Perez, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 19--BILOXI -- After the Biloxi Planning Commission voted 7-6 Thursday to deny rezoning of 81 acres in East Biloxi to Waterfront, the commissioners rescinded that vote and will revisit the issue at the Aug. 7 meeting. "It's not something that happens very often," said Executive Planner Edward Shambra. He's seen the commission rescind the vote only once before, but said it is within the commissioners' rights as long as they do it at the same...

2008-07-17 09:00:37

By Mary Perez, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 17--BILOXI -- Casino revenues tanked in most cities across the country but Biloxi smashed its June record, jumping almost $11 million above June 2007. Biloxi's report of $91.6 million in gross casino revenue for June comes ahead of the Mississippi State Tax Commission releasing its figures within the next week for the combined revenues of the Coast, river and state casinos. Biloxi casinos are offering strong incentives to attract...

2008-07-13 09:00:18

By Mary Perez, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 13--BILOXI -- Thursday could be the most important day in Biloxi's economic future since Hurricane Katrina. In the morning, the Mississippi Gaming Commission will hold its July meeting in Biloxi to hear what the community has to say about allowing RW Development to build South Beach Resort & Casino north of U.S. 90, across from the sand beach. In the afternoon the Biloxi Planning Commission will vote on whether to recommend 81...

2008-06-15 15:00:22

By Mary Perez, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jun. 15--BILOXI -- Elected leaders from across the state will converge on the Coast for the Mississippi Association of Supervisors Annual Conference this week and the Mississippi Municipal League Conference that begins on June 23. Ways to stretch municipal budgets will be a hot topic at the meetings, both of which will be held at the Coast Coliseum & Convention Center in Biloxi. The 79th Supervisors conference starts tomorrow and runs...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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