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Wednesday | Washington Times

Biloxi's White House Hotel to reopen

Barrington Development LLC of Ridgeland bought the property in 2013 from White House Properties, held by the Love family for decades.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Keesler plans more moves in metro Jackson market

Both entities are among Mississippi's earliest credit unions. The Transportation Department began its operation in 1941 and Keesler in 1947.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Biloxi, MS

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sunherald.com

Wicker Grills Air Force Chief on Keesler...

Watch as U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., questions Air Force Secretary Deborah James and the Air Force Chief of Staff, General Mark Welsh, about the Pentagon's rationale for relocating ten C-130J aircraft from Keesler Air Force Base to Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Little Rock, AR

Stars and Stripes

US Sen. Hagan challenges deactivation of Pope Field's 440th Reserve Airlift Wing

U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has challenged top defense officials about the decision to deactivate Pope Field's 440th Reserve Airlift Wing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, US Military, Little Rock Air Force Base, US Air Force, David Price, US House of Representatives

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

New commander takes the helm at Keesler Medical Center

The 81st Medical Group at Keesler Medical Center has a new commander Colonel Tom Harrell.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Sunherald.com

The real pawn stars of South Mississippi

However, the flashy items and quirky characters on TV have helped shine a softer light on the pawn shop industry.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Pawn Stars, Entertainment, Television, US Military, US Air Force

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Sunherald.com

Lt. Dan Band rocks Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi

You can never do enough to support the military. That was Gary Sinise's message to his audience at Keesler Air Force Base, where he performed with the Lt.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, CSI: NY, Crime TV, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Apollo 13, Comedy Movies, History Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Forrest Gump, Celebrities, Gary Sinise

Sunherald.com

Gary Sinise discusses playing with Lt. Dan Band

Actor and military advocate Gary Sinise talks about the opportunity to play with the Lt.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Biloxi, MS

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Air Force Times

Air Force leaders stand firm on plans to cut A-10, C-130s

The Air Force plans to save $3.5 billion over the next five years by retiring all A-10s, like this one shown in southern Iraq.

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Related Topix: US Military, Little Rock Air Force Base, US Air Force, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Senator Dick Durbin

Sunherald.com

Keesler's 403rd Wing set for 'Operation Surge Capacity' training

Coastal residents may notice an increased amount of military aerial activity and noise this weekend.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Duke Field, Bay St. Louis, MS

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Sunherald.com

Keesler's 81 Medical Group welcomes new commander to Biloxi

The "Dragon Medics" welcomed their new leader last week as Col. Thomas Harrell assumed command of the 81st Medical Group from Brig.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS, US Military, US Air Force, Department of Defense, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Gene Taylor officially kicks off campaign to reclaim congressional seat

Surrounded by about 200 very enthusiastic supporters and a throng of media, former U.S. Representative Gene Taylor officially kicked off his campaign to reclaim the congressional seat he lost to Steven Palazzo in 2010.

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Related Topix: Gene Taylor, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Representative Steven Palazzo, Biloxi, MS, Nancy Pelosi, US Military, US Air Force

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Gene Taylor officially kicks off campaign to reclaim congressional seat

Surrounded by about 200 very enthusiastic supporters and a throng of media, former U.S. Representative Gene Taylor officially kicked off his campaign to reclaim the congressional seat he lost to Steven Palazzo in 2010.

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Related Topix: Gene Taylor, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Representative Steven Palazzo, Biloxi, MS, Nancy Pelosi, US Military, US Air Force

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Sunherald.com

Personnel File for March 30

The American Business Women's Association of Gulfport has named Barbara McCay the 2014 Woman of the Year.

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Related Topix: Gulfport, MS, US Military, US Air Force, Waveland, MS, Hancock County, MS, Kiln, MS

Fri Mar 28, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Palazzo & Taylor blame one another for Keesler cuts

Who is to blame for Keesler Air Force Base facing the loss of hundreds of jobs? Two South Mississippi Republicans are pointing the finger at one another as they vie to win the 4th District Congressional race.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Gene Taylor, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Steven Palazzo, Republican, Nancy Pelosi

The Clarion-Ledger

Preteen honors military heroes: 'It's the right thing to do'

He's a good 18 inches shorter, but Cody Jackson presents as any other U.S. Marine.

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Hattiesburg American

Camp Shelby to become equipment hub

Officials from Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center announced Wednesday an agreement with a national transportation research organization.

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Related Topix: US Military, Camp Shelby, US Army, University of Wisconsin Madison, US Air Force, Gulfport, MS

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Sunherald.com

"One Boy USO' visit has South Mississippi vets saluting

The 11-year-old has made national headlines touring the nation in an attempt to thank as many veterans and servicemen and women as possible.

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Related Topix: Alpharetta, GA, US Military, US Air Force

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Sunherald.com

Keesler looking to replace current entrance flags

Keesler Air Force Base and the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce are asking for the community's assistance in replacing the flags flying at the base's White Avenue entrance.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Hurricane season begins June 1

Keesler Air Force Base's 10 WC-130J aircraft, known as the Hurricane Hunters, are being equipped with commercial Iridium satellite phone systems through Lockheed Martin.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

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