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State buys more property on Gulf island for $8M

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — The state of Mississippi has bought 217 more acres of Cat Island to set aside for public use. About one-third of Cat Island is part of the National Park Service’s Gulf Islands National Seashore and BP purchased about one-third of the island following the 2010 oil spill from the Boddie family, which also owned the 217-acre ...

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Turkey hunters gobble up gear

Next to deer hunting in Mississippi, the second place holder for hunter activity is turkey hunting. The last federal estimation of hunters in the Magnolia State put the numbers of deer hunters at 288,000 and turkey hunters at roughly 95,000. Admittedly this data is getting a bit grey around the edges, so I might feel comfortable adding 10 percent to ...

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