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Air travelers remain on ground

WASHINGTON — The number of scheduled domestic and international passengers on U.S. airlines in March 2009 declined by 9.1 percent from March 2008, dropping by 6.1 million to 61 million, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics reports. March was the 13th consecutive month with a decrease in passengers from the prior year. U.S. airlines carried 8.6 percent fewer domestic passengers than ...

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Harrah's makes donation

TUNICA — Harrah’s Entertainment Mid-South Region, which includes Harrah’s Casino Tunica, Horseshoe Casino and Hotel Tunica and Sheraton Casino and Hotel Tunica, recently announced a $22,500 sponsorship to the American Heart Association for 2009. “Thanks to Harrah’s cash and in-kind support this year, several of our fundraising events have been and are promising to be tremendous successes,” said Russ Ellis, ...

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Airlines' performance improves

WASHINGTON — The nation’s largest airlines had a rate of on-time flights this past April that was higher than both the same month last year and the mark posted in March 2009, according to the Air Travel Consumer Report released by the U.S. Department of Transportation. According to information filed with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the 19 carriers reporting ...

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'Rankin Living' returning

BRANDON — The Rankin County Chamber of Commerce is preparing to publish the third edition of “Rankin Living,” a relocation guide for Rankin County. This annual publication is a tool that the Rankin Chamber utilizes to assist area newcomers in choosing in which area of the county to reside. “Rankin Living” will include county information, details about area school zones ...

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Gulfport-Biloxi getting Atlanta flights

GULFPORT — A public charter airline company will begin operating nonstop flights three days a week between Atlanta and Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport July 8, the AP reports. Airport officials announced the new service operated by Southern Skyways in a news release June 1. The flights will be a partnership among Southern Skyways, which is operated by Atlanta-based Aviation Advantage Inc., ...

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Hotel completes eco-friendly improvements

RIDGELAND — The partners and staff of MMI Hotel Group will celebrate the completion of eco-friendly renovations to the Cabot Lodge Jackson North property with a grand re-opening June 23, and a month-long Summer Arts Series showcasing work from Mississippi artists. The grand re-opening will take place in the Cabot Lodge Jackson North great room, located at 120 Dyess Road ...

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Conservation grant awarded

PICAYUNE — Southern Company, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, National Association of Counties and Wildlife Habitat Council today announced that eight new wetland, riparian and coastal conservation grants have been awarded in the Southeast through the Five Star Restoration Program. This year, Atlanta-based Southern Company, the parent company of Mississippi Power in Gulfport, provided $198,928 ...

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IP gets pioneering system

BILOXI — Imperial Palace Casino Resort & Spa has signed a contract with International Game Technology (IGT) to install the sbX Tier One package. Terms were not disclosed. Installation will proceed pending regulatory approvals. “All of our server-based gaming initiatives have culminated in IGT being the first manufacturer to bring a G2S game management solution to market. This is an ...

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UMMC family medicine chair elected to national certification board

    Dr. Diane K. Beebe, chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Board of Family Medicine.  The American Board of Family Medicine is a 40-year-old medical specialty not-for-profit that seeks to improve the quality of medical care available to the public. ...

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Forrest General to host Doctors Hall of Fame 2009

Ralph E. Abraham, M.D., Joe H. Campbell, M.D., Lewis E. Hatten, M.D., Charles J. Parkman, M.D., Thad F. Waites, M.D. Mary Clark, M.D., Richard H. Clark, Jr., M.D., Dawson B. Conerly, M.D., Philip W. Rogers, M.D., and Ralph Wicker, M.D. will all be honored at the first annual induction ceremony to the Doctors Hall of Fame, hosted by Forrest General ...

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