Friday, May 17 2013 11:04 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:04:19 GMT
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started three decades ago.More >>
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started at the school three decades ago. Thousands of students consider him the "coolest" teacher around.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
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 >>
Friday, May 17 2013 5:11 PM EDT2013-05-17 21:11:29 GMT
In a WLOX News exclusive, former Biloxi Mayor Pete Halat says despite what people may think, he had no role in the 1987 murders of Vincent and Margaret Sherry.More >>
In a WLOX News exclusive, Pete Halat says despite what people may think, he had no role in the 1987 murders of Vincent and Margaret Sherry. "I can tell you that there isn't a word in the English language that I'm not intelligent enough to know," the former Biloxi mayor said, "that can more strongly deny that I was ever involved in anything to do with Vince and Margaret being hurt, and Vince and Margaret being killed."More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 2:43 PM EDT2013-05-17 18:43:04 GMT
Two bank robbery suspects are on the run in Moss Point. But, their get away car has been recovered. According to Moss Point police, the suspects entered the Hancock Bank on Hwy 613 just before 11:30More >>
Two bank robbery suspects are on the run in Moss Point. But, their get away car has been recovered. According to Moss Point police, the suspects entered the Hancock Bank on Hwy 613 just before 11:30 this morning wearing masks, holding guns an demanding money. More >>
Now that the elections are over every day you will hear or read something about the "fiscal cliff" our country faces. It's nothing new, but our leaders in Washington of both parties have been too busy with their own elections to focus on this looming crisis.
At the end of this year, several tax cuts and tax breaks are due to expire. That will mean higher taxes for many, and according to some, could send our country into another recession. In addition, spending cuts already passed by Congress to start reducing our deficit are scheduled to go into effect.
When those cuts happen, you can expect deep reductions in defense budgets and medicare to name just two federal agencies.
So, what can prevent the U.S economy from falling off this financial cliff? Both parties must be willing to do something often missing in Washington. Compromise.
Congress and the President must act quickly. Many businesses have already slowed their expansion plans waiting to see what happens.
You can take action now. You can call 1-866-220-0044 and urge Congressman Steve Palazzo and Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker and to put politics aside and work for the good of all and country's future.
Americans have already suffered enough in this economic downturn and we don't need another setback because our elected leaders fail to do their jobs.
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