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Diamond Dawgs Drop Series Opener At Ole Miss

Bulldog Beat - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 01:34
OXFORD, Miss. – A two-out double by Errol Robinson lifted the Ole Miss baseball team to a 4-3 victory over Mississippi State Thursday night at Swayze Field.

San Diego's local newspaper has been sold

Business News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 23:03
Tribune Publishing has agreed to purchase San Diego's largest newspaper for $85 million, giving the company a stranglehold over the publishing business in California's two largest cities.

Shocks in UK election

CNN World - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 22:35
One of the closest British elections in recent memory didn't take long to create its own history in early counting Friday, as a 20-year-old Scottish student became the country's youngest lawmaker since 1667 -- ousting one of the opposition Labour Party's top figures in the process.
Categories: International News

Tom Brady's agent blasts Deflategate report

CNN - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 20:55
Flawed. Biased. Terribly disappointing.
Categories: National News

Blue Bell recall: Feds detail Listeria contamination and unsanitary conditions

Business News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 19:16
Government documents released Thursday show that a single Blue Bell Creameries plant in Oklahoma tested positive for Listeria 16 times since 2013.

Working, but still poor

Business News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 18:04
Some weeks, RaShaun Rodgers works 50 hours at his two jobs. Other weeks, he works fewer than 10.

No. 18 Bulldogs To Open 2015 NCAA Championship Against Denver

Bulldog Beat - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 18:03
STARKVILLE, Miss. – For the Mississippi State Bulldogs, it all begins in Chapel Hill, N.C. The road to the 2015 NCAA Championship finals in Waco, Texas, begins Friday, May 8, as the 20th-ranked Bulldogs (19-7) take on the No. 50 Denver Pioneers (18-8) in the NCAA Championship First Round.

Peng’s 72 Leads MSU On Day 1 Of NCAA Regional

Bulldog Beat - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 18:01
RALEIGH, N.C. – A majority of Jessica Peng's best rounds typically fall on Day 2, but in the opening round of NCAA Regional on Thursday, the sophomore All-SEC standout paced Mississippi State with a 72.

Important branding

Twisted Rodeo - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 17:49
Tate Branch, Ted Harbin and Joby Houghtaling pose with Ted Harbin and his Rodeo Media Relations/TwisTed Rodeo Dodge Durango at the Hobbs, N.M., dealership. (LYNETTE HARBIN PHOTO)

Tate Branch, Ted Harbin and Joby Houghtaling pose with Ted Harbin and his Rodeo Media Relations/TwisTed Rodeo Dodge Durango at the Hobbs, N.M., dealership. (LYNETTE HARBIN PHOTO)

When I developed Rodeo Media Relations, I had been covering the sport for the largest newspaper in Oklahoma.

I had purchased a new SUV in 2002, and it quickly became my rodeo wagon. I drove many miles across the red dirt-lined highways to tell cowboy tales to the periodical’s readers. That vehicle became an identifiable piece of me more than a decade ago.

Ted Harbin TwisTED Rodeo

Ted Harbin
TwisTED Rodeo

Enter Tate Branch Auto Group of southeastern New Mexico, which has dealerships in Artesia, Carlsbad and Hobbs. Rodeo Media Relations and TwisTed Rodeo have a new rodeo wagon, and it’s even more identifiable to what we do in promoting the sport of rodeo and its people.

The 2014 Dodge Durango is outfitted with an amazing wrap that proudly displays all the great things Tate Branch Auto Group has to offer. For instance, any rodeo association member should check out the savings possible through any of the Tate Branch dealerships. On top of that is Warranty Forever, a Tate Branch Auto Group exclusive warranty that covers the drive train of any vehicle purchased at one of our dealerships that has less than 75,000 miles.

The Tate Branch Auto Group “Riding for the Brand” team includes some of the greatest cowboys in the game, most of whom have New Mexico ties – two-time world champion saddle bronc rider Taos Muncy; tie-down roping brothers Clint and Clif Cooper; their father, eight-time world champ Roy Cooper; steer roper Marty Jones; and team roping twins Jake and Jim Ross Cooper.

That’s a boatload of talent, and I’m proud to be part of the “Riding for the Brand” team. I’m excited to have them tag along the rodeo trail with me as I continue to tell cowboy tales.

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Categories: Twisted Rodeo

Vivians Receives Inaugural Young Woman Of The Year Award

Bulldog Beat - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 17:43
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Another day, another accolade for Mississippi State freshman Victoria Vivians. The most recent came Thursday as she received the inaugural Young Woman of the Year Award from the Mississippi Commission on the Status of Women.

Actor Idris Elba breaks speed record in a Bentley

Business News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 17:32
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Al Jazeera America gripped by anger and confusion

Business News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 17:29
The ousted CEO of Al Jazeera America Ehab Al Shihabi will not have a "functional role" at the news company, a high level source said Thursday, a day after Al Shihabi's defiant claim that he would continue as an executive at the company.

Mullen Foundation Receives Charity Gift From Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Bulldog Beat - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 17:26
ATLANTA -- The Mullen Family 36 Foundation received a $10,000 gift in recognition of Team Mississippi State's participation in last week's Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament.

How working moms define success

Business News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 17:16
Good kids. Good job. Good luck balancing both to your satisfaction.

How to steal $1 billion in three days

Business News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 16:51
A 28-year-old businessman is being accused of stealing $1 billion from Moldovan banks over the course of three days.

Stephen Colbert gives $800K to South Carolina schools for pencils, erasers

Business News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 16:36
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Echols Named to Capital One Academic All-District First Team

Bulldog Beat - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 16:21
Currently in the process of getting her Master's degree in Business Administration, senior Julia Echols was named to the Capital One Academic All-District first team for District 6, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced Thursday.

Senior AQAP leader killed

CNN World - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 16:11
A senior commander in al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has been killed in a U.S. drone strike, according to an online video statement from an AQAP spokesman.
Categories: International News

Alibaba taps new CEO, reports awesome earnings

Business News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 15:44
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Will Pentagon kill off the A-10?

CNN - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 15:22
It's old. It's slow. It's ugly. And it may be irreplaceable. But the A-10 could be out of time. FULL STORY
Categories: National News
VCHS athlete Casey Engelhard signs to compete in track and field at VCSU. See Thursday's Times-...
The VCHS Boys' Golf team heads to the EDC tournament today in Fargo.
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