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Airlines set performance record

The nation’s largest airlines set a single-month record in November for on-time performance for the nearly 15 years the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has collected comparable data, according to the “Air Travel Consumer Report.” They also set a record for the lowest rate of mishandled baggage in a single month since these data were first collected in September 1987. ...

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Diamondhead Casino still alive

DIAMONDHEAD — Diamondhead Casino Corporation, which for years has been trying to build a gaming venue on approximately 404 acres of land in Diamondhead, has released an update on its activities. In September, the company entered into an agreement with EDSA Inc. to design and prepare a master plan for the Diamondhead property. The master plan, which is water-themed, is ...

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Champions Tour stopping on Coast

BILOXI — The PGA TOUR’s Champions Tour, in conjunction with the Gulf Coast Business Council, announced the addition of a new tournament to the Champions TOUR schedule for 2010 – the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic, to be held April 26-May 2. The tournament will feature three days of competitive play, a Pro-Am as well as numerous special events including a ...

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Hospitality training center earmarked for Coast

GULFPORT — The U.S. Department of Commerce will invest more than $2 million in a planned resort and hospitality training center at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) Jefferson Davis Campus in Gulfport, according to Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.). The Economic Development Administration (EDA), an agency within the Commerce Department, awarded the competitive grant to help construct a state-of-the-art ...

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