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My heroes have always been 'punk rock' cowboys

My first punk rock was 1970s “outlaw country,” which was an anti-establishment movement of country musicians who went against contemporary Nashville stylings and who were larger-than-life rock stars who partied hard with booze and hard drugs and sold millions of records along the way.

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Could 'Project Crawfish' reel in promised state port jobs?

GULFPORT -- The president and CEO of global maritime company Edison Chouest, Gary Chouest, is expected to join Gov. Phil Bryant on Monday morning at state port offices to sign final agreements for expansion of Topship LLC's planned operations at the inland port, which the state says will create up to 1,000 jobs in exchange for millions in incentives, a state loan and federal Katrina funds.

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Gulf Coast completes sweep over East Central

PERKINSTON-- Mississippi Gulf Coast got a key MACJC South Division victory Thursday in Perkinston, completing a sweep of East Central with a 94-79 victory. The Bulldogs (16-3, 7-3 South) moved ahead of the Warriors (11-8, 6-4), and they remain in a second-place tie with Pearl River, a game back of Jones. Davion Cole-Johnson had 20 points. Anfernee Hampton had 18 points, with Deshawn Jones adding 16, Zach Parker 14 and Eliel Gonzalez 12.

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Deal reached on provisional Haiti government

Special mission leader says the interim president will be elected by Parliament for a 120-day term

Prime minister will remain in his position until lawmakers confirm a consensus leader in upcoming days

2nd round of presidential, legislative elections set for April 24; new president is to be installed on May 14

Outdoors

Small Game hunting resumes in Mississippi

Small game hunting, wild hogs and deer hunting in the Southeast zone have resumed in Mississippi. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Park officials temporarily suspended those seasons because of the Mississippi River flooding last month.

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