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Two WLOX viewers sent in pictures of this waterspout spotted Wednesday morning in the Mississippi Sound. According to Doppler Radar Imagery, the waterspout was offshore near Long Beach and Pass ChristianMore >>
Two WLOX viewers sent in a pictures of this waterspout spotted Wednesday morning in the Mississippi Sound.More >>
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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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(RNN) – Of the 24 killed in the EF-5 tornado that decimated Moore, OK, 10 are children - two of which are infants according to a release by the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office. All the childrenMore >>
Six people are still unaccounted for in Moore, OK. Ten children, which includes two infants, were killed by the EF-5 tornado, according to the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:52 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:52:38 GMT
On Wednesday, Moss Point Police Chief Keith Davis announced he is reopening a 2006 cold case involving a double homicide. More >>
On Wednesday, Moss Point Police Chief Keith Davis announced he is reopening a 2006 cold case involving a double homicide. The victims, Brandon Taylor, 24, and Gary Riley, 26, were found shot to death in a Chevy Tahoe.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 12:13 AM EDT2013-05-22 04:13:11 GMT
A British woman who claimed to have hit a cyclist while driving her car and then driving off tweeted about driving off and not caring much about it. But then the cops tweeted back.More >>
The first rule of Twitter - it's not smart to tweet about a crime. More >>
The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which is reported to have caused around $50 billion in damages to the northeast, is now causing some members of congress to call for a national insurance pool.
We are glad to hear there is some discussion going on in Washington on finding ways to make insurance more affordable in areas where natural disasters seem to occur more often.
Shortly after Hurricane Katrina there was some movement for Mississippi to join Louisiana and Alabama in some sort of Hurricane plan which would help lower our insurance costs as well as spread the risk among the three states. However, no agreement could be made and the plan was abandoned.
Today high insurance costs still plague the coast and has hampered rebuilding near the beach. Many of us on the coast have often thought that it would take a major storm or catastrophe in a more heavily populated area of the country before others would buy in to a plan that would support something like a national insurance pool.
No doubt residents along the eastern seaboard are now experiencing many of the same insurance problems we faced after Hurricane Katrina.
It is a complicated issue and there are no easy answers, but we hope the renewed interest in some type of national insurance pool will bring some relief to all coastal residents including residents of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
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