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2007-01-30 12:00:28

By Anita Lee, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jan. 30--BILOXI -- Novelist, journalist and television show host Dominick Dunne takes on Biloxi's most notorious murder case Wednesday night on his Court TV show, "Power, Privilege and Justice." The one-hour segment, called "Biloxi Confidential," reminded Dunne of his own sojourn on the Coast, where he was stationed while in the U.S. Army during World War II. Longtime Biloxians will enjoy the show just to see what everyone looked like almost...

2007-01-11 09:00:25

By Kat Bergeron, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jan. 11--for arthritis What do gin-soaked raisins and copper have in common? Answer: Both are touted as natural or folk remedies for arthritis. Forty-six million Americans have arthritis in some form or another, and those who do know arthritis can be painful, slow you down, and in some cases, be debilitating. The Centers for Disease Control reports that in this country, arthritis limits the activities of more than 17 million adults....

2006-12-06 18:04:39

By Margaret Baker, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Dec. 6--OCEAN SPRINGS -- One man was behind bars Wednesday and another hospitalized with stab wounds after an apparent argument over the volume of a television, said Ocean Springs Chief of Detectives Louis Miller. Miller said Labanacheck Lowery, 34, was at his home on School Street on Tuesday night when he got angry with the suspect because the television was too loud. Miller said a heated argument followed and a short time later...

2006-12-01 09:00:37

By Mike Keller, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Dec. 1--GULFPORT -- A North Carolina contractor and businessman is the first person to serve jail time for breaking Gulfport's tree-protection ordinance. Peter Dane Koke, 39, was taken to the Harrison County jail Thursday morning to begin serving a 15-day sentence. He will also pay a $690 fine for clearing 102 trees on more than 100 acres without a permit over the 2005 Thanksgiving weekend. "It is not illegal to remove protected trees, it...

2005-08-30 00:13:45

By Matt Daily GULFPORT, Mississippi (Reuters) - Hurricane Katrina ripped into the U.S. Gulf Coast on Monday, pummeling the historic jazz city of New Orleans with 100 mph (160 kph) winds and swamping Mississippi resort towns and lowlands where local media reported around 40 dead. Five people were confirmed dead and more fatalities were expected as searchers combed devastated areas. The Sun Herald on the Mississippi coast reported around 40 deaths in Biloxi. New Orleans, a city that...

2004-11-30 21:00:08

Dec. 1--STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss. -- When future astronauts try to decide where to place facilities and roads on distant planets, they may get help from a toolkit developed here. Radiance Technologies has won a four-year contract to develop a geospatial technology toolkit for NASA that will be used in manned missions to distant planets. Radiance Technologies will develop the "Planetary Geospatial Exploitation Toolkit," a system that will use geographic and spatial data to analyze...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.