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USM researchers could be paying you a house call Saturday

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST (WLOX) - Not every stranger knocking on your door this weekend will be in search of candy. Some may be asking you questions about what impact the Gulf oil spill has had on your life. 

The School of Social Work at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast will conduct a research study Saturday, October 30. It involves randomly selected homes south of Interstate 10 in Hancock, Harrison and Jackson Counties.

The data collected will be used for a research study concerning the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

The researchers will begin collecting data at 9 a.m., and can be identified by gold T-shirts with the Southern Miss logo on the front pocket and ‘researcher' in red on the front of the shirt.

If weather is a problem, the data collection will be rescheduled for November 6.

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