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Chiquita Says It’s Leaving Gulfport Port For New Orleans

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Chiquita, one of the main tenants at the Port of Gulfport, will be moving to New Orleans later this year, taking with it at least 50 full time jobs.

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Tupelo After Monday’s Tornado

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More teams will be on the ground today in Tupelo to assess the wide-spread damage caused by an EF3 tornado on Monday.

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Tupelo Residents Sift Through Tornado Damage, Tell of Close Misses

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Mississippians have begun the process of cleaning up after three days of devastating tornadoes.

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Governor Approves Pay Raise for Mississippi Teachers

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For the first time in seven years Mississippi teachers can look forward to a pay raise. MPB's Paul Boger reports leaders say the pay increase is an investment in Mississippi's future.

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Rep. Harper: Mississippi Is Leader In Tele-Medicine

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Mississippi is being held up as an example for the rest of the nation.

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Gov Approves Two Laws Aimed At Improving Criminal Justice System

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Two bills aimed at improving Mississippi's criminal justice system will soon take effect statewide. MPB's Paul Boger reports on the changes to the state's legal system.

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State To Add 60 New State Troopers

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60 additional state troopers will soon be patrolling Mississippi's roadways. MPB's Paul Boger reports the state is nearly 150 troopers short of what officials at the Department of Public Safety believe to be ideal.

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SpaceX to Test Components of Raptor Methane-fueled Rocket Engine At Stennis

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Commercial space-flight company SpaceX will soon start testing parts of its planned methane-fueled rocket engines at Stennis Space Center in Hancock County.

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Mississippi Board of Ed. Okays Contract Employees

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Starting this fall, Mississippi teachers will learn ways to improve their teaching techniques in the classroom. MPB's Paul Boger reports part of the plan includes instruction to better implement the state's new common core standards.

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MS Coast Marks Changes Four Years After BP Oil Spill

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Four years after the BP oil spill, how has the Mississippi coast changed?

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