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Is Broadwater proposal a good gamble for the Coast?

Between the Lines

BILOXI — For many years the Broadwater Hotel here was considered the crown jewel of the Gulf Coast. The hotel was one of the finest on the Coast, home to many proms, weddings, reunions and Mardi Gras balls.

After the interstate highway system made it easy for visitors to bypass the Mississippi Gulf Coast for the beaches of Florida, tourism declined in the Magnolia State.

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