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9 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Gulfport wants to dismiss appeal in fight with Biloxi over annexation

The fight between the cities of Gulfport and Biloxi over a contested piece of land along the Mississippi Highway 605 corridor may be a step closer toward resolution.

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Related Topix: Gulfport, MS, Biloxi, MS, Jackson, MS

10 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

Long Beach company producing patented absorbent material

Duck-Sorb is a patented absorbent product that can safely soak up any oil or industrial spill.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, MS

17 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Police: Man dancing in Gulfport street chases, bites detectives

A man who was dancing in the street and shouting profanities chased an unmarked car and punched and bit narcotics detectives when they stopped to identify themselves, Gulfport police Sgt.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sunherald.com

Gulfport considers building its own animal shelter

The City Council took another step toward establishing a city-run animal shelter Tuesday, but a veteran of the nonprofit Humane Society of South Mississippi told council members it is making a mistake.

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Related Topix: Gulfport, MS

Sunherald.com

Cochran campaign says few questionable votes have been found

Austin Barbour, a senior advisor with U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's re-election campaign, speaks at a press conference in Jackson an hour before the ill-fate conference call.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, Hinds County, MS

Bellingham Herald

Gulfport seeks dismissal of annexation case

The Supreme Court has not ruled on the motion. The case is scheduled for oral arguments July 22 in Jackson.

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Related Topix: Gulfport, MS, Biloxi, MS

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Holiday crowds leave the sand beach a major mess

Beach cleaning equipment is busy removing tons of spent fireworks and other litter from the sand following the holiday weekend.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS

Sunherald.com

Free meals for kids in Harrison County

WLOX-TV reports free breakfast is served from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Belaire Elementary, Harrison Central Elementary, Three Rivers Elementary, North Gulfport 7th Grade, West Wortham, D'Iberville Elementary and North Woolmarket.

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Related Topix: North Gulfport, MS, Gulfport, MS, D'Iberville, MS

Sunherald.com

MDA to provide $3M for health education complex at Tradition

The Mississippi Development Agency has approved $3 million in funding for a new health education complex in Biloxi's Tradition community.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Officials: Hwy. 53 asphalt spill will cause traffic delays

A tanker truck carrying asphalt has overturned on Highway 53 near Lumpkin Road, according to Mississippi Highway Patrol Lt.

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NOLA.com

Bourbon Street shooting suspect was identified by witness who watched video, NOPD warrant says

Trung Le, 20, is accused of firing the first shot in a gunfight that left a woman dead and wounded nine others around 2:45 a.m. on June 29 in the 700 block of Bourbon Street.

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Sunherald.com

Bourbon Street shootout suspect refuses extradition from Harrison County

A man held at the Harrison County jail has refused to sign extradition papers involving charges from deadly gunfight on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, authorities said.

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The Advocate

Photo provided by Harrison County, Miss., Sheriff's Office -- Trung T. Le

After a closed hearing Monday morning at the Harrison County jail, Judge Bruce Strong said Le's refusal to be moved across state lines voluntarily means Gov. Bobby Jindal will have to issue a so-called governor's warrant to his counterpart in Mississippi, a procedure that could delay proceedings in the case by a few months.

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Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Sunherald.com

Sun Herald | Editorial: As legal fees mount, Biloxi and Gulfport push ...

No matter how low on cash city officials claim to be, there always seems to be plenty of money to keep an annexation battle going in court.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS, Gulfport, MS, Opinion

Sunherald.com

Personnel File

Shelia White will be inducted into the Southern Public Relations Hall of Fame in a ceremony this month at Mississippi State University.

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Related Topix: Mississippi State University, University of Southern Mississippi, Pascagoula, MS, Moss Point, MS

Sat Jul 05, 2014

NOLA.com

Bourbon Street shooting suspect, person of interest and one of the...

Robert Benvenuti, 22, left, who police say is one of the Bourbon Street shooting victims, is shown here with shooting suspect Trung Tran Le, 20, middle, and 'person of interest' Justin Odom, 20, right.

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Sunherald.com

Fire scorches Saucier home

The fire was reported just after 10 p.m. on the Fourth of July on West Third Street.

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Related Topix: Saucier, MS, Lizana, MS

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Accident ties up I-10 near MS/LA border

An accident on Interstate 10 near the Stennis Space Center exit has created a traffic backup for westbound drivers.

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Related Topix: Weather

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Sunherald.com

D'Iberville small business owners get rate break

D'IBERVILLE -- Small business owners could see a reduction in costs for water and sewer after the city council this week established a new billing classification.

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Related Topix: D'Iberville, MS, Small Business, Personal Finance

Sunherald.com

Annexation case before Miss. Supreme Court

Biloxi and Gulfport have been battling over the same territory since 2009, especially along the new Mississippi Highway 605 corridor.

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Related Topix: Gulfport, MS, Biloxi, MS, Violent Crime

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