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Miss. weight record falls as ‘gator season opens

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — During the first weekend of Mississippi’s alligator season a hunting party held the weight record for an alligator taken in the state. But the record only lasted about an hour. Beth […]


Mississippi River

Ships idle for Miss. River oil cleanup after crash

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Freight barges were idled among some 50 vessels stacked up Tuesday along a normally bustling stretch of the Mississippi River that was closed as crews worked to clean up leaking oil spilled in a weekend barge accident.



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