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Ex-DMR board member asked Trust to buy land from boss' son

BILOXI — The head of the Land Trust for the Mississippi Coastal Plain says a board member employed by the state Department of Marine Resources asked the trust if it would buy land from her boss’ son, if the department provided some money. The proposal came from Tina Shumate, who resigned early in February as director of the DMR’s Coastal ...

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Casino developers promise 'bigger and better plans'

GULFPORT — Developers of Gulfport’s waterfront Harbor Town Casino say they have bigger and better plans to present to the Mississippi Gaming Commission on July 19. In May, the Gaming Commission has asked casino developer Rotate Black to try again. Rotate Black CEO John Paulsen tells the Sun Herald the new plan increases the investment from $87 million to $100 ...

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