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  1. Port director confident of meeting jobs requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Mississippi Business Journal

    The director of Mississippi's port authority says the port of Gulfport has created 425 of the 1,300 new jobs required in exchange for $570 million in federal assistance granted after Hurricane Katrina.

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  2. Gulfport selects Georgia firm for work on planned aquariumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Gulfport officials have chosen a Georgia firm to develop and manage the city's planned aquarium.

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  3. Mississippi firms reap 42 percent of port contractsRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    By JACK WEATHERLY About 42 percent of the dollar amount of contracts awarded thus far in the restoration and expansion of the Port of Gulfport have gone to Mississippi-based firms.

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  4. Port of Gulfport revenue grows with reconstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    By JACK WEATHERLY The Port of Gulfport continues to make progress in its recovery from Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and its revenue reflects that.

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  5. Regulators delay vote on Mississippi Power coal ash planRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Mississippi utility regulators aren't quite ready to vote on an $82 million plan for Mississippi Power Co.

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  6. Norovirus blamed for sickening 62 at retirement homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    The illness sickening residents at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport has been identified as norovirus.

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  7. Memorial psychiatric hospital losing millions; sale imminentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Gulfport's Memorial Hospital is moving ahead with plans to sell its psychiatric hospital, Memorial Behavioral Health, in Orange Grove.

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  8. Marine research center to break ground in Port of GulfportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Officials say a groundbreaking ceremony will be held for a new marine research center in the Port of Gulfport.

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  9. SBA joint venture program allows small firm to get into the big leaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    The Small Business Administration has a program to mentor small businesses though the 8 Business Development Program that provides assistance to firms that are owned and controlled at least 51 percent by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.

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  10. Knives needed, man says after choking on Popeyes chickenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    A Mississippi attorney is suing Popeyes after he says he choked when he had to eat a piece of fried chicken with his hands because a knife wasn't included in his drive-thru order.

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  11. First of the new hotels soon to open in Pass ChristianRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Hotel Whiskey in Pass Christian is running behind schedule but just by a couple of weeks.

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  12. Chef Szymanski promotedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Chef Frank Szymanski has been promoted to Director of Culinary Operations at the Flora Butcher.

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  13. Aviation museum ready to take flight in GulfportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    The Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum finally has a home. The Sun Herald reports the Gulfport City Council has agreed to a lease a former furniture store building to the John C. Robinson Brown Condor Association.

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  14. Gulfport meeting unleashes flood of ideas for BP moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has held the first of three town hall meetings to talk about how to spend $750 million in Deepwater Horizon oil disaster money.

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  15. The 'Blue Economy' to get a boost with $10M Marine Science Facility at Port of GulfportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    By BECKY GILLETTE GULFPORT - It has been estimated that 35 percent of the Coast's economy is based on maritime businesses like shipbuilding, transportation, fishing and tourism.

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  16. $3.9 million in federal grants to benefit GulfportRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    The city of Gulfport and Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport have been awarded almost $3.9 million in federal grants.

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  17. ACEC selects board, officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    The American Council of Engineering Companies of Mississippi has installed new officers for 2016-2017 with Scott Burge of Gulfport as President.

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  18. CONSTRUCTION: Building an electric career with a 5-year training planRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Twenty-nine apprentices selected for the Jackson Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee program attended their first class Aug. 15. "Hopefully, five years from now we will have all 29 finishing the program," said Jim Stephens, the training director for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers or IBEW.

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  19. Gulfport casino developers get site approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Site approval for a proposed casino at the Gulfport Harbor now is in the name of Gulfport Gaming Development.

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  20. First Chiquita ship rolls into State PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    It was an evening of firsts on the West Pier of the State Port of Gulfport. The Sun Herald reports the first Chiquita ship rolled in Monday almost two years after the fruit company severed its 40-year tenancy at the port for a berth in New Orleans.

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