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Impact on BP station owners varies across state

Coast stations seeing more fallout than the rest of Mississippi It is hard to find anyone with a good word for BP these days as the nightmare of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill continues to wash up over the Gulf Coast. But how does that affect the dozens of BP gas station owners in Mississippi? National news stories have reported that ...

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Most believe boycott isn’t productive

With some people still boycotting Exxon due to the Valdez oil spill in Alaska 21 years ago, certainly there is talk about boycotting BP because of the Deepwater Horizon oil well blowout. But a BP boycott seems to have little support on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. “We have received e-mails from organizations other than Sierra Club calling for a boycott,” ...

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Mississippi restaurants join boycott

COLUMBUS — Eat With Us Group is participating in the ProtectSeals boycott of Canadian seafood. Company has pledged to boycott seafood from the Canadian sealing provinces in all 26 locations of its restaurants, which include Sweet Peppers Deli, Bulldog Deli, Cotton District Grill, Fairpark Grill, Jackson Square Grill, Harvey’s and Park Heights. “It was an easy decision to change our ...

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