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Merchants strike gold (and black) on all things Saints

With the New Orleans Saints making their first-ever appearance Sunday in the Super Bowl, local businesses are striking gold (and black). “Anything to do with the Saints is flying off the shelves,” said Jason Mamaril, manager for Sports & Co. “Whatever people can get their hands on, we are selling it.” Sarah Canfield, 39, said that after three consecutive losses ...

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Saints wager at Mississippi bank could pay off

BILOXI, Miss. – If you are looking for a die-hard Saints fanatic, Peggy Byrd would be the one. Her entire office is decked out in black and gold. And you won’t believe what’s in her home. “I have a Saints clock, Saints rug, Saints jewelry. I even have embroidered Saints ‘Who Dat’ toilet paper,” said Byrd. And a piece of ...

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Area sports bars brace for Super Sunday

There have been unconfirmed reports from around Mississippi the past two weeks that pigs have flown and hell has frozen over. Why, you may ask? The New Orleans Saints are in the Super Bowl, of course. “I cannot believe I have lived long enough to see the Saints in a Super Bowl,” said 55-year old Clinton resident Mike Jefcoat, who’s ...

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Verizon beefing up for Super Bowl

MIAMI, Fla. — Verizon Wireless has completed installation of a permanent in-building “super system” at Sun Life Stadium, along with other network upgrades to ensure 3G wireless services throughout South Florida during the Super Bowl and throughout the year. The new system features two ground-level base stations and numerous antenna arrays around the stadium, including those installed on the 400-foot-high ...

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