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City councilman calls unfinished casino 'eyesore'

BILOXI — The city of Biloxi is seeking authority from the Legislature to deal with blighted commercial property. Its target is Caesars Entertainment’s unfinished casino on the beach on U.S. Highway 90. The city had authority until last September when a law expired to clean commercial buildings and multi-family housing complexes damaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Harrah’s Entertainment, now ...

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HUD awards $5M-plus in grants to two cities

MOSS POINT and JACKSON — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced that Jackson and Moss Point will receive more than $5 million to support community development and produce more affordable housing. HUD’s annual funding will also help find homes for individuals and families living on the streets and provide permanent housing for individuals living HIV/AIDS. The City ...

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