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Pilot dies during American Airlines flight

CNN - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 22:25
The pilot of an American Airlines passenger jet died during a flight from Phoenix to Boston, an airline official told CNN on Monday.

Categories: National News

Uniqlo founder has 'no concern' about China

Business News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 22:00
Fears over China's economy have sent global investors into a panic, but they haven't raised the heart rate of Japan's richest man.

Sheriff who 'will never' say shooter's name is no fan of gun control

CNN - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 21:54
When Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin stood in front of reporters and declared he would never utter the name of the man who opened fire at Oregon's Umpqua Community College, he was immediately hailed -- and criticized -- for his stance.

Categories: National News

Japan's 'Abenomics' experiment is on the rocks

Business News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 21:52
Three years ago, Shinzo Abe launched a grand experiment designed to jolt Japan's economy out of decades of stagnation.

Bulldogs Drop Pair Of Matches At ITA All-American Championships

Bulldog Beat - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 21:03
TULSA, Okla. – Junior Rishab Agarwal and freshman Niclas Braun turned in valiant efforts at the ITA All-American Championships, but ultimately fell on Monday in singles competition.

Pieters Records Another Solid Round For MSU

Bulldog Beat - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 21:00
Boerne, Texas – Junior Izel Pieters led the Mississippi State Women's golf team for the second day in a row at the Jim West Challenge.

Wood In Top 20 after 36 holes at Jerry Pate Intercollegiate

Bulldog Beat - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 21:00
BIRMINGHAM – Returning as the defending Jerry Pate Intercollegiate champion, senior Ben Wood is tied for 18th heading into Tuesday's final round at Old Overton Club.

Sexton Tosses Four Shutout Innings Monday

Bulldog Beat - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 20:32
STARKVILLE, Miss. - Junior Austin Sexton was dominant in four shutout innings Monday afternoon, leading Gray to a 6-5 win against Maroon in Mississippi State's 11th scrimmage of the fall.

Immigrants protest with flowers after green card mixup

Business News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 19:14
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High Energy Dominates Day 1 Of Practice

Bulldog Beat - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 18:43
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Basketball is now back.

Bulldogs Add Another TV Date On Eve Of First Official Practice

Bulldog Beat - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 18:42
STARKVILLE, Miss. – On the eve of the first official practice of the 2015-16 season, the Mississippi State women's basketball team learned the Longhorn Network will televise its Dec. 2 game at Texas.

University Press of Mississippi visiting campus for dissertation workshop

MSU News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 18:27

The editors and marketing staff of the University Press of Mississippi will present “How to Revise a Dissertation and Turn It Into a Good Book” on Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. in Mitchell Memorial Library's Grisham Room. The hour-long presentation will be a discussion with time for Q&A. Topics covered will include:

* How publishing has changed, and why a book should be different from a dissertation

* The specific ways in which a successful book is different from a dissertation

* Recognizing and banishing “dissertationese”

* The importance of defining and writing for a specific audience

* What to do when you get stuck

* Researching publishers and crafting a successful proposal

Organizers expect the session to benefit both Mississippi State graduate students and faculty working toward tenure. They will also offer individual appointments starting at noon that day for anyone who would like to discuss their personal project in further detail. Attendees will also be eligible to win a special door prize: a free copy of William Germano’s seminal book, "From Dissertation to Book, Second Edition."

For additional information, contact Leila Salisbury at

Mississippi State University plans brand launch

MSU News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 18:05

Mississippi State officials are planning the launch next 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] at 3 p.m. in Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium.

The invitation-only celebration reflects months of work designed to create a platform that inspires better storytelling and a strong system to tell those stories in compelling and consistent ways throughout the university and beyond.

Joining MSU President Mark E. Keenum in presenting the comprehensive strategy will be five distinguished university alumni, including Camille Scales Young, vice president for Cornerstone Government Affairs; Bryan Wilson, managing partner for Tacoma Ag, LLC; Haley Fisackerly, president and CEO for Entergy Mississippi, Inc.; Kevin Robinson, chief meteorologist for WLWT Cincinnati; and Leslie Henderson, co-founder and general manager for Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company.

Facebook to beam free internet to Africa with satellites

Business News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:44
Facebook is one step closer to finally beaming Internet down from space.

MSU’s Lee To Open As No. 1 Seed In Qualifying At Riviera/ITA

Bulldog Beat - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:13
STARKVILLE, Miss. – After competing in the Oracle/ITA Masters last week in Malibu, Mississippi State women's tennis player Jasmine Lee travels back to California to participate in the Riviera/ITA All-American Championship this week at the Riviera Tennis Club in Pacific Palisades.

Erick Erickson to leave RedState

Business News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:10
The outspoken conservative pundit Erick Erickson is leaving RedState, the website he founded more than a decade ago, in the wake of its acquisition by Salem Communications.

Jon Steinberg out at Daily Mail after 18 months

Business News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:09
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Billionaire divorce heads to negotiating table instead of court

Business News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:08
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Cheerios recalls 1.8 million gluten-free boxes that may contain wheat

Business News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 16:41
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