Man with dreadlocks loses discrimination case against Gulfport

An employment discrimination lawsuit filed against the city of Gulfport has been dismissed in U.S. District Court. Judge Louis Guirola Jr. found no factual basis to support the lawsuit filed by Larry D. Christmas of Pascagoula, who has sued at least three other employers for discrimination. This is the third lawsuit dismissed, with one still pending in federal court in Jackson.

Foster children deserve better care

The Sun Herald’s Fostering Secrets series exposed serious shortcomings in Mississippi’s foster care program. The Department of Child Protective Services must clean up its act. And Mississippi’s Legislature must help them.

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Gerald Blessey resigns as Biloxi city attorney

Former Biloxi Mayor Gerald Blessey tells Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gilich and Biloxi City Council he is resigning as city attorney during a meeting Tuesday, August 23, 2016.
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Gerald Blessey resigns as Biloxi city attorney 1:36

Gerald Blessey resigns as Biloxi city attorney

Jerry O'Keefe awarded Congressional Gold Medal 2:25

Jerry O'Keefe awarded Congressional Gold Medal

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Matt Roberts rehearses with NIX

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Moss Point RB Omni Wells scores touchdown