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Governor High On Flying

Governor Ronnie Musgrove believes his trip to Washington and New York will help boost consumer confidence in the airline industry. This weekend Musgrove and several other governors boarded commercial flights to ease public fears about flying.

The governors checked in and went through security points just as any other passengers would. Musgrove says that people shouldn't let terrorist disrupt our way of life or the economy. Governor Musgrove says the National Guard being trained this week on airport security.

He says beginning Friday there will be guardsmen stationed at seven commercial airports including Gulfport-Biloxi.

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