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Communities buy more time for Katrina aid forgiveness

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — With the deadline extended for federal forgiveness on Hurricane Katrina disaster loans, political entities on the Mississippi Coast are asking one last time. The cancellation deadline has been extended to April 2014, former Bay St. Louis Mayor Eddie Favre told the Sun Herald. In addition, political jurisdictions are allowed to show disaster losses over five or ...

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More federal disaster aid committed to storm-tossed areas

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi Department of Employment Security has begun accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance from those living or working in counties that received a federal disaster declaration because of tornadoes and straight-line winds. President Barack Obama declared 11 Mississippi counties eligible for individual assistance, opening the door to affected workers to receive Disaster Unemployment Assistance. As of ...

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