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Biloxi Fire Department jumps into summer

The Biloxi Fire Department celebrated the Memorial Day Weekend family style at their annual Jump into Summer Festival. The festival featured hourly fire truck rides and interactive fire safety education activities, as well as several of MDOT’s interactive traffic safety exhibits. Southern Bouncers Inflatables were also on hand providing plenty of amusement. Biloxi Fire Chief […]
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Drive to Survive Initiative

It’s called the Drive to Survive Initiative and it’s the first year the Mississippi Highway Patrol is putting on this campaign in hopes of decreasing crashes on the roads. The initiative collaborates with Memorial Day Weekend due to multiple travelers on the road and some ending up in wrecks. Last year, 132 accidents happened in […]
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Slip to Ship Regatta Catamaran Races at Ocean Springs Yacht Club

The Ocean Springs Yacht Club officially kicked off their summer series of Catamaran Races this weekend, starting off with the Slip to Ship Regatta. Every Memorial Day, sailors from all over the country are invited to one of the longest catamaran races around. On Saturday, 45 boats raced across the Biloxi Bay all the way […]
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In shadow of Mosul fight, Iran establishes Nineveh foothold

BAGHDAD –  While Iraq’s conventional military has been slowly clearing the Islamic State group from inside Mosul’s complex urban terrain, Iraq’s Iran-backed Shiite paramilitary forces have been working their way through less glamorous territory: vast deserts west and south of the city that run along and across Iraq’s border with Syria. The territory, dotted with […]
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Annual flag placing ceremony at Biloxi National Cemetery

Over 19,000 flags were placed along graves at the Biloxi National Cemetery over the weekend. In preparation of Memorial Day, hundreds of volunteers came out Saturday morning and placed the American flag at each grave site to pay their respect to our fallen heroes and their families. The tradition is held at national cemeteries nationwide […]
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The Latest: Greece orders financial probe of refugee NGO

BUCHAREST, Romania –  The Latest on Europe’s response to the large numbers of migrants and refugees trying to reach the continent (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Greek judicial authorities have ordered an investigation into allegations that staff at a European Union-funded NGO sexually exploited refugees and misused money intended for their welfare. Immigration Minister Ioannis […]
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Mexico says operations resume at key US commercial crossing

MEXICO CITY –  The Mexican government says it has resumed import operations at one of the busiest commercial crossings on the U.S.-Mexico border, just over a week after it was damaged by winds and rain. The federal Treasury Department says in a statement that full operations were restored Monday on the World Trade Bridge between […]
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Man found dead on the beach in Biloxi

A man was found dead on the beach in Biloxi Saturday morning after drowning while wade fishing. According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove, 20-year-old Gunner Batia of Vancleave was wade fishing, but his waders were not secured tightly enough and they filled with water causing Batia to drown. Hargrove says two women spotted a […]
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Tiger kills female zookeeper at zoo in England

LONDON –  Police said a tiger killed a female zookeeper Monday at Hamerton Zoo Park 130 kilometers (80 miles) north of London. “A tiger had entered an enclosure with a keeper. Sadly the female zookeeper died at the scene,” Cambridgeshire Police said in a statement. The zoo said in a statement that a “freak accident” […]
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France's Le Pen won't use Russia contacts during Putin visit

NANTERRE, France –  French far-right leader Marine Le Pen had no plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin or his aides during Putin’s visit to France, a top official of her National Front party said Monday. Le Pen tweeted ahead of Putin’s meeting at the Palace of Versailles with President Emmanuel Macron, her former […]