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Deadline looms for Mississippi Power to make case for raising rates

Seven years after construction began, and at an anticipated cost $4.3 billion more than originally projected, the Kemper County energy facility now faces a major deadline. In June, Mississippi Power will lay out its rate case for the Mississippi Public Service Commission to decide whether the costs are prudent and how much should be recovered with a rate hike.

National

Graco recalls more than 25,000 child car seats

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that 25,494 child car seats might be affected by a recall by Graco Children’s Products Inc. that is expected to begin July 17. A test showed that the car seats might not adequately restrain a child in a crash.

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New Gulfport casino will be smoke-free

Rick Carter, co-owner of Island View Casino in Gulfport, said their new 70,000-square-foot casino on the south side of U.S. 90 will be smoke free to be more attractive to millennials and other non-smokers.
John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
New Gulfport casino will be smoke-free 1:13

New Gulfport casino will be smoke-free

Here's how a new look goes together at Style Encore 1:37

Here's how a new look goes together at Style Encore

Panelists recall the early days of Coast gaming 3:37

Panelists recall the early days of Coast gaming

New Scarlet Pearl parking garage opens in style 1:07

New Scarlet Pearl parking garage opens in style