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Conservative group's Times Square billboard attacks a $15 minimum wage

Business News - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 15:59
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Mullen Previews Season Opener at Weekly Press Conference

Bulldog Beat - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 15:30
STARKVILLE, Miss. - Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen held his weekly press conference Monday afternoon in the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex.

MSU announces Bulldog Bash 2015 musical lineup, title charity

MSU News - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 15:27
(Graphic by Aubrey Pohl and Katie Erickson)

Contact: Sasha Steinberg

(Graphic by Aubrey Pohl and Katie Erickson)

STARKVILLE, Miss.—California-based indie rock band Local Natives will headline the Mississippi State University Student Association’s 16th annual Bulldog Bash.

Taking place Sept. 11 in the heart of Starkville’s Cotton District—the day prior to MSU’s Southeastern Conference home football game with Louisiana State University—the state’s largest, free outdoor concert also features:

—Ithaca, New York-based alternative rock band X Ambassadors; and

—New York City indie pop band MisterWives.

A fourth group will be determined with the selection of a winner in the SA-sponsored Battle of the Bands concert competition.

Prior to the Sept. 11 musical performances, the annual Dawg Rally will feature a pep rally at the concert site.

Also that day at the Cotton District location will be an afternoon Maroon Market. Interested local artists and food vendors may email msubash2015@gmail.com for more information and to reserve a booth.

Local Natives’ debut album, “Gorilla Manor,” was released in 2009 in the United Kingdom and in 2010 in the United States. The album debuted in the Billboard Top 200 and at No. 3 in the New Artist Chart. Released in 2013, the Los Angeles group’s second studio album, “Hummingbird,” reached No. 12 on the Billboard Top 200 and was preceded by the single, “Breakers.” For more, see thelocalnatives.com.

Information on X Ambassadors is found at www.xambassadors.com; MisterWives, www.misterwives.com.

Proceeds derived from Bulldog Bash 2015 will benefit the Oktibbeha County Humane Society.

Sponsors for this year’s event include Aramark Corp., Aspen Heights, Busylad Rent-All, City of Starkville, Clark Beverage Group Inc., Coca-Cola, Copy Cow, CSpire, Hail State Rewards, HELiX Starkville, Monster Energy, MSU’s Alumni Association and Office of the President, and Sweet Peppers Deli.

For more, contact the Center for Student Activities at 662-325-2930 or msubash2015@gmail.com. Additional details also may be found at www.msubulldogbash.com and twitter.com/MSUBulldogBash.

The MSU Student Association is online at www.thestudentassociation.com, facebook.com/ MSUStudentAssociation, twitter.com/msu_sa and instagram.com/msu_sa.

MSU is Mississippi’s flagship research university, available online at www.msstate.edu.

'Startup U' star will give $1 million to charity if show draws 1 million viewers

Business News - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:53
Television networks spend big bucks to build an audience. Tim Draper says he'll pay up if enough people tune in.









Parker's parents on gun-control: 'We cannot be intimidated'

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:45
It's been less than a week since murder set their lives onto a new course, into roles they never wanted to take on and into a battle they never planned to fight.









Categories: National News

Walmart is cutting workers' hours at some stores

Business News - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:38
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7 events that can rock America in September

Business News - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:37
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Illinois lottery winners are in limbo

Business News - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:34
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Selling Atlanta's children: What has and hasn't changed

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:31
The image sticks in my mind: A female defendant is escorted into the courtroom with shackles around her ankles, making it difficult to walk. Dressed in a jail-issued jumpsuit and flip-flops, she takes a seat at the appointed table up front, until the judge is gaveled in and we all rise.









Categories: National News

Sex trafficking: The new American slavery

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:31
The pathway leading to the dark corners of human trafficking began in the fluorescent-flooded hallways of a Florida middle school.









Categories: National News

Ways to help sex trafficking victims in the U.S.

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:30
In the new CNN documentary "Children for Sale: The Fight to End Human Trafficking," actress Jada Pinkett Smith worked closely with CNN producers to shed light on the growing epidemic of human trafficking in the United States -- in particular, Atlanta.









Categories: National News

7 ways to spot that someone is being trafficked

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:30
It's vacation season for much of the world, with travelers flocking to airports to jet off for some hard-earned R&R.









Categories: National News

Can 'Big Data' stamp out human trafficking?

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:30
Behind a locked door in a secret location in Washington D.C., workers are patrolling one of the front lines in the war against human trafficking.









Categories: National News

Model way to fight slavery

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:29










Categories: National News

U.S. Navy sub breaks Arctic ice

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:26










Categories: National News

Obama going on Bear Grylls show

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:25
While on his three-day trip to Alaska -- aimed at promoting climate change action -- President Barack Obama will tape an episode of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls," NBC and the White House announced Monday.









Categories: National News

The irony of Obama's Arctic voyage

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:08
Obama's on a climate tour of Alaska this week.









Categories: National News

Sarah Palin was 'tremendous' as host on Fox News challenger, boss says

Business News - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:27
Is Sarah Palin going to become a nightly talk show host like Megyn Kelly or Sean Hannity?









 

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