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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 >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 11:00 AM EDT2013-05-25 15:00:12 GMT
DALLAS (WFSS/CNN) – There's a new trend in the bar scene that involves your favorite hard liquor and dry ice. Breathing in the alcohol vapors gets you buzzed fast and some say you don't ingest any emptyMore >>
There's a new trend in the bar scene that involves your favorite hard liquor and dry ice. But doctors say it's dangerous. More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:26 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:26:15 GMT
Several Jackson County neighbors are extra cautious of their surroundings these days after some unusual sightings in their neighborhoods. A big black bear has been spotted this week roaming around theMore >>
Several Jackson County neighbors are extra cautious of their surroundings these days after some unusual sightings in their neighborhoods. A big black bear has been spotted this week roaming around the St. Martin community. Those close encounters have some neighbors a bit nervous.More >>
Sunday, May 26 2013 12:37 AM EDT2013-05-26 04:37:08 GMT
Each year bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts pack the Gulfport Dragway for the annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Memorial Day Blowout. In day 2 of the event, already thousands of motorcycles have driven throughMore >>
The rumbling of exhausts overpowered the sounds of classic rock at Asgard Motorcycle Club's 31st annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Memorial Day Blowout on Saturday.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 11:07 AM EDT2013-05-25 15:07:47 GMT
Those who are helping people overcome drug addiction said they are seeing more and more people hooked on Meth. One man shared his story of addition and recovery with the hope of helping others.More >>
Those who are helping people overcome drug addiction said they are seeing more and more people hooked on Meth. One man shared his story of addition and recovery with WLOX News with the hope of helping others who may be struggling.More >>
OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) -
The Gulf Coast Research Lab is recruiting citizen scientists
for an upcoming research project. They're looking for volunteers who
will spend several weeks learning more about the impact of the oil
The 20 volunteers chosen for this project must be willing
to dedicate six Saturdays beginning in March. They will work alongside
scientists studying the long term effects of the BP oil spill. The study
will combine classroom and lab work with study excursions on the water.
recruiting volunteers who are going to work with the scientists to
learn what their research has found, and help them conduct the research,
and then communicate the results of that research to the public," said
project organizer Jessie Kastler.
The focus of this study will be
the impact of oil and dispersant on the growth of crustaceans,
specifically, grass shrimp and blue crabs.
"Grass shrimp are very
important at the lower levels of the food web in the coastal
Mississippi habitats. And, of course, blue crab is a commercially
important species. So, we have a lot of fishermen that are interested in
what's going to happen to the blue crab fishery," said Kastler.
GCRL is looking especially for participants who have connections with the gulf and the Mississippi Sound.
who have ties to the fishing industry, commercial and recreational
fishermen, master naturalists, seafood processors. Anyone who has lived
here on the coast and grew up around the water," said GCRL marine
educator Aaron Lamey.
Following their six Saturdays of working
side by side with the scientists, the culmination of this project will
be a community outreach program at the Mary C. O'Keefe Center, where
participants will share what they learned with the public.
"This is giving them an opportunity to really work with scientists and learn how science works," said Lamey.
have lab work, we have field work, and we have some classroom work that
we're going to be scheduling into the agenda for these six Saturdays,"
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