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Lawmakers want river dredged to handle cargo ships

MISSISSIPPI RIVER — The Army Corps of Engineers should dredge the Mississippi River deep enough to handle the huge cargo ships expected to use the Panama Canal once its expansion is completed next year, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond say. The Louisiana Democrats have submitted bills to authorize dredging the river to a minimum depth of ...

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Workers eligible for TAA benefits

AMORY — The U.S. Department of Labor has announced that approximately 8,600 workers from companies in 17 states, including Mississippi, are eligible to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA). Here in Mississippi, affected workers of True Temper Sports Inc. in Amory are eligible. Workers covered by these latest TAA certifications will be contacted by their respective states with instructions on ...

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