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Hinds Co. seeks federal funds to redevelop US 80

JACKSON — Hinds County is applying for a $400,000 grant from the federal government to help redevelop the U.S. 80 and Mississippi 18 corridors. The money from the Environmental Protection agency would assist crews in identifying land along the highways that is contaminated by industrial waste or other toxic matter. Blake Wallace, executive director of the Hinds County Economic Development ...

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Scientists lower Gulf health grade

EDITOR’S NOTE: It will take time to see the full effects of the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history. In the second of an Associated Press occasional series, scientists grade the ecological health of the Gulf of Mexico. ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. – Six months after the rig explosion that led to the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. ...

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