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MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
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MOORE, OK - The Oklahoma County Sheriff's office tweeted a photo of a frightened, muddy dog Monday after the deadly EF-5 tornado ripped through the town.The comment accompanying the photo said, "scared,More >>
A heartbreaking photo of a little dog guarding the body of his owner, who was killed in the Moore, OK, tornado, is going viral.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:18 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:18:58 GMT
A Pascagoula man is created with breaking the state record for Spotted Seatrout, according to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (DMR). DMR officials say David Floyd broke the state recordMore >>
A Pascagoula man is credited with breaking the state record for Spotted Seatrout, according to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (DMR).More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:26 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:26:40 GMT
We've all heard the warning to call before you dig. But for a city that is working to replace storm damaged and aging water and sewer lines, there's no one to call to find out what's underground. More >>
We've all heard the warning to call before you dig. But for a city that is working to replace storm damaged and aging water and sewer lines, there's no one to call to find out what's underground.More >>
Last summer, the city of Mobile and the gulf south were stunned by the news the Air Force had chosen Boeing over EADS to build refueling tankers. The work would have done in our neighboring city.
Fast forward one year. This time, the news is just as stunning. Airbus, a subsidiary of EADS, has chosen Mobile to locate it's first production facility on American soil, building as many as 4600 commercial passenger jets over the next 20 years.
That means three 3,000 construction jobs and 1,000 permanent jobs once the $600 million plant goes on-line in three years. It also means that Mississippians could very well reap some of those employment benefits.
For example, about 20% of workers at Ingalls commute from Alabama. A similar scenario with our workers going to Mobile could happen with the Airbus plant. We congratulate the city of Mobile on landing Airbus.
Now we hope the economic power of that new facility will spread across the entire region. As the saying goes, a rising tide lifts all boats, no matter what state they're in.
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