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Five injured when cranes collapse at VT Halter Marine

PASCAGOULA — Jackson County EOC director Earl Etheridge says two cranes collapsed at the VT Halter Marine shipyard in Pascagoula shortly after 2 p.m. yesterday. Etheridge told WLOX-TV that one of the cranes fell on top of a building. Officials say five people were injured in the accident. Etheridge says one person has been air lifted to USA Medical Center ...

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Small banks failing as larger firms regain health

WASHINGTON — U.S. banks are failing at the fastest rate in two decades. No, the financial crisis hasn’t returned. Wall Street doesn’t need another bailout. But in communities around the country, 143 banks have collapsed so far this year – more than all of last year. This time, the failed banks are smaller, on average, than in 2008 and 2009. ...

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