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Stocks move broadly lower as trade war anxiety lingers

Banks and technology companies drove a broad slide in stocks on Wall Street Monday afternoon that knocked the Dow Jones Industrial Average more than 300 points lower. The sell-off adds to losses that the market racked up last week amid heightened anxiety over the U.S. China-trade war. Investors are coming off of a week of wild swings that ended in ...

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Navy says USS Portland christening still on for Pascagoula

The U.S. Navy and Huntington Ingalls Industries say CBS News erred in reporting that Ray Mabus, Navy secretary and former Mississippi governor, had switched the christening of the USS Portland from Pascagoula to Portland, Oregon, over a new Mississippi law criticized as sanctioning discrimination against gay people and others. The USS Portland, an amphibious transport dock ship, will be christened ...

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Biloxi's WLOX-TV inks affiliation deal with CBS

BILOXI — CBS and WLOX-TV in Biloxi, Miss., have signed an affiliation agreement. WLOX-CBS will be on a digital sub-channel of WLOX and will be viewed over the air, on cable and satellite, CBS said in a statement Wednesday. The affiliation is effective April 8. David Vincent, vice president and general manager of WLOX, says it will be a week ...

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BP's ability questioned as Gulf oil chokes marshes

BARATARIA BAY, La. — The Gulf of Mexico oil spill seeped miles deeper into Louisiana’s fragile marshes, making it tougher to clean up or to rescue wildlife like the brown pelican, as the federal government questioned whether BP will be able plug its blown-out well on the seabed. With frustration mounting at the global oil giant and at the government, ...

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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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The end of free television?

Local news stations aren’t concerned When Comcast, the largest cable television company in the U.S., bought a controlling stake in NBC Universal in December, the industry was set abuzz by speculation that the cable giant would eventually move to replace the traditional free network model with a paid model used by cable channels. Such a move would essentially put an ...

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