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Thursday Aug 21 | Silicon Alley Insider

How Putin's Media Czar May Have Funded Brad Pitt's New Movie

Their lavish Hollywood lifestyle, which has provided an entrA© into the movie business and has brought them into the orbit of the Industry's biggest A-list stars, has some wondering where the family's money came from.

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Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Aug 19, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

Bill Cassidy packing in the campaign dough with curious PACS

Because The Hayride political blog that tilts slightly to the right of Attila the Hun appears to be fixated on Edwin Edwards and those who contribute to his congressional campaign, we thought it only fair to offer the identities of a few contributors to the U.S. senatorial campaign of Congressman Bill Cassidy, the man Edwards is trying to succeed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, us Travel, Travel, David Vitter, US Senate, Senator Roger Wicker

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

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BP oil spill funds to help restore the Gulf Coast are one step closer to being finalized.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Lawmakers write letter to SEC chair over Stanford Ponzi scheme ruling

Members of Mississippi's congressional delegation, including U.S. Sens. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and U.S. Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gregg Harper, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, Representative Steven Palazzo, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Alan Nunnelee, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Delta Farm Press

Mississippi Delta designated official National Heritage Area

A public celebration of the Mississippi Delta's designation as an official National Heritage Area by the National Park Service is planned for Aug. 21 at Hopson Commissary on Hwy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, Thad Cochran, Senator Roger Wicker, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi, Clarksdale, MS

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Cochran: Land given to city from Trace will boost Natchez

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran says the citizens of Natchez will benefit from the culmination of a legislative effort he started to convey surplus federal property from the Natchez Trace Parkway to the state of Mississippi.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gregg Harper, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, Natchez, MS, US National Parks, Natchez Trace Parkway

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Washington Times

Wicker to oppose 155th elimination

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker says he will fight the Obama administration's proposal to eliminate the Mississippi National Guard's 155th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, headquartered in Tupelo.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, US National Guard, US Military

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Motley Fool

Is the Next Healthcare Revolution Already Brewing?

A big health care change appears to be under way, but few are paying much attention to it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Medicaid

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Sunherald.com

Pascagoula's Gulf LNG in the queue for export OK

The $1.1 billion plant -- two huge holding tanks on a spit of land south of Pascagoula -- was built more than three years ago to import the gas that is chilled to a liquid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

WTOK-TV Meridian

Wicker Talks Jobs, Senate Race during Meridian Visit

Mississippi U.S. Senator Roger Wicker made a stop in the Queen City on Friday to tour a local business.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, Mississippi

Mississippi Business Journal

Cochran, Wicker pushing for more liquefied natural gas exports

WASHINGTON, D.C. - " U.S. Sens. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and Roger Wicker, R-Miss., are calling on the Obama Administration to expedite approval of project applications to export liquefied natural gas .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

Weekday Magazine

Ex-Kremlin Media Tycoon's Firm Hit With U.S. Lawsuits

Mikhail Lesin, currently the head of the Russian state-controlled entertainment giant Gazprom-Media, is personally named as a defendant in one of the cases.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Vladimir Putin

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Wicker calls for new federal courthouse

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker wants to replace the four-story federal courthouse in downtown Greenville with a more secure building.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Instapundit

Pat Buchanan and Ron Paul: Apologists for Putin

As Vladimir Putin's tanks begin to roll forth from Russia like Sauron's legions from Mordor, a pair of American villains is working hard to undermine our resolve against the greatest threat from Europe to American values and power, and indeed to world peace, since Adolf Hitler.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Vladimir Putin, US Senate, Bob Corker, Senator Roger Wicker, Mitt Romney

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Milling Journal

MS Senators Welcome Formal OSHA Exemption For Small Farm Operations

Washington-U.S. Senators Roger Wicker , R-Miss., and Thad Cochran , R-Miss., welcomed the issuance of formal documentation affirming that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will honor congressional prohibitions against encumbering small family-owned farms with federal grain storage regulations.

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Related Topix: OSHA, Environmental Law, Law, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, Employment / Labor Law

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Ex-Kremlin Media Boss Hit With Call For Probe Over Pricey U.S. Real Estate

WASHINGTON A U.S. senator has asked federal authorities to investigate whether a powerful Russian media mogul seen as the mastermind behind the Kremlin-funded RT network used dirty money to purchase pricey California real estate.

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Related Topix: California, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Vladimir Putin, Los Angeles, CA, Brentwood (Los Angeles, CA)

ABC News

Who Wore It Best? Senate Seersucker Thursday Is Back

After a two year hiatus, the tradition of Seersucker Thursday returned to the Senate today with lawmakers donning their finest seersucker suits.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Roger Wicker, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barbara Boxer, Trent Lott, Johnny Isakson

Wed Jul 30, 2014

KSBW-TV

Surprise Senate highway vote near deadline

Alert: last-minute plot twist on a national issue that may involve your commute.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, John Boehner, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barbara Boxer, Democrat, Bob Corker

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Roll Call

Trent Lott: Happiest Man Alive Over Return of Senate Seersucker Day

The man who created Seersucker Day back in the late 1990s has been on a bit of a tear ever since the Senate ditched the tradition two years ago.

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Related Topix: Trent Lott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Dianne Feinstein, Democrat, Senator Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Mississippi Business Journal

Congressional delegation applauds Air Force's decision on Keesler, but not satified

BILOXI - U.S. Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker along with Congressman Steven Palazzo , are welcoming a U.S. Air Force decision to rescind personnel restrictions on the 815th Tactical Airlift Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base, and have indicated their continuing commitment to demand that the Air Force justify its targeting of []

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Related Topix: US Military, Keesler Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, Representative Steven Palazzo, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

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