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National Hurricane Center unveils storm surge-risk map

GULF COAST — A new online mapping tool from the National Hurricane Center shows the risks of storm surge from Texas to Maine. The hurricane center launched the interactive map Tuesday. It allows residents along the East and Gulf coasts to evaluate their vulnerability to storm surge by showing how far inland the water can reach during a variety of ...

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Naval office chooses geospatial firm for mapping

HANCOCK COUNTY — Geocent has been selected to provide Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) the ability to display its forecasted ocean weather data and observations of current ocean weather data on a geospatial map so that it can be viewed on tools such as Google Earth and other Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) based map viewers. The Navy’s Naval Supply Systems Command ...

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Presley: FCC's data on cellphone, broadband availability inaccurate

JACKSON — The Public Service Commission has unanimously approved the first in a series of filings with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) aimed at expanding cellular telephone coverage and high-speed Internet service in Mississippi. The filings come in response to FCC requests for comments on coverage issues associated with its Mobility Fund and National Broadband Map, according to a release ...

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Justice Dept. approves redistricting; opponents still unhappy

JACKSON — The U.S. Justice Department has approved Hinds County’s redistricting plan, but opponents remain unhappy. Critics of the plan say it leaves a number of communities fragmented for no good reason. A department spokesman said the plan was approved last week. The plan’s opponents say it splits apart communities that have long voted together. For instance, Pete Perrry of ...

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Recovery MAP on the fast track

New company signs Board of Contractors   By WALLY NORTHWAY I STAFF WRITER wally.northway@msbusiness.com At one point in his life, Scott Gilbert had a serious, potentially life-threatening chemical dependency. He is convinced that if he had not gotten treatment and, just as important, had not been provided with exceptional monitors who made sure he stayed clean, he would not be ...

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