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Supreme Court to hear schools' Chevron tax appeal

PASCAGOULA — The Pascagoula School District will ask the Mississippi Supreme Court to throw out a 2007 state law that requires it to share future tax dollars generated from Chevron facilities with other school districts. A local judge upheld the constitutionality of the law. The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the school district’s appeal today in Jackson. The law ...

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NTSB: Faulty weld caused fatal explosion

CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that the probable cause of the 2007 pipeline rupture near Carmichael was the failure of a weld that caused the pipe to fracture along the longitudinal seam weld, a portion of the upstream girth weld and portions of the adjacent pipe joints. On Nov. 1, 2007, a 12-inch diameter ...

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