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Olive branch approach replaces boxing gloves

Skeleton crews from the city councils of Biloxi and Gulfport have met in the first of what they hope is a series of meetings designed to resolve a longstanding dispute over which city has the right to annex property in the vicinity of Highway 605. The property ostensibly will be the site of a residential development, and was set to ...

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University leaders: Federal DATA Act redundant, expensive

A bill making its way through Congress would digitize and consolidate the system used to track federal spending, but the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities says it duplicates existing systems and adds another layer of expense to critical university research projects. The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act — or DATA Act — would apply tracking requirements similar to ...

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Sponsorship talks on hold until after tourney

There’s very little that we know for sure about the negotiations to either keep Viking Range Corp. as the title sponsor of the Viking Classic, or to find a new one. What is certain is that Randy Watkins, tournament director, and his team will not resume talks with anybody until after the tournament is over. The Viking tees off July ...

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Tax dispute could end up where it began

The fight over ad valorem tax revenue in Pascagoula and Jackson County could come full circle next legislative session if the Mississippi Supreme Court rules against the Pascagoula School District. The court heard oral arguments June 13 in a dispute between the school district and the county over the distribution of ad valorem tax revenue collected from the Gulf LNG ...

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PGA Tour will release full schedule in November

There’s very little that we know for sure about the negotiations to either keep Viking Range Corp. as the title sponsor of the Viking Classic, or to find a new one. What is certain is that Randy Watkins, tournament director, and his team will not resume talks with anybody until after the tournament is over. The Viking tees off July ...

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