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  • Dec 20-26, 2007
  • Vol. 1, No. 982


  • Time to Fish or Cut Bait for Bass Pro/Pyramid Deal?
  • The Daily Buzz
  • Time to Fish or Cut Bait for Bass Pro/Pyramid Deal?

    "Bass Pro has had enough time," said Commissioner Joyce Avery. "Either they make their decision or let's go with something else."

    "Something else" could be the Ericson Group's proposal for a $250 million indoor amusement park. The plan includes a "Disney-esque" theme park, a shopping mall at the foot of The Pyramid, improvements to Mud Island, and a 300- to 400-room hotel. Under the proposal, which would rival the Graceland expansion, Ericson would buy the property, pay off The Pyramid's existing debt, and do so without public tax dollars ...

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  • Letter from the Editor

    Around my house, "MSU" does not reference Mississippi State or any other university. MSU is shorthand for "making s*** up ...




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  • Memphis Beats Cincy, 79-69
  • Sports Feature
  • Memphis Beats Cincy, 79-69

    (AP) - Freshman guard Derrick Rose scored a career-high 26 points Wednesday night, steadying No. 2 Memphis in a 79-69 victory over Cincinnati that left the Tigers frustrated but unbeaten.

    Memphis improved to 9-0 for the first time since 1985-86, when the Tigers won their first 20 games, a school record. This one didn't come so easily ...

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