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Why Omega Protein has stirred up a big stink about a small fish

Omega Protein is trying to get another global certification to assure consumers the menhaden fishery in the Gulf of Mexico is sustainable. The Sierra Club, Coast Conservation Association and others would rather the company just quit fishing for the oily fish that are near the bottom of the Gulf food chain.

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25-year evolution of South Mississippi casinos

Watch the transformation of South Mississippi’s shoreline as it changes from shrimp docks and empty seafood factories into the centerpiece of the region’s economy. After Hurricane Katrina, they rebuilt and re-invented themselves to retain their place and continue to grow.
John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
25-year evolution of South Mississippi casinos 5:05

25-year evolution of South Mississippi casinos

Gulfport Seabee base generates solar power 1:50

Gulfport Seabee base generates solar power

Seafood lovers line up on opening day of shrimp season 1:10

Seafood lovers line up on opening day of shrimp season

New Gulfport casino will be smoke-free 1:13

New Gulfport casino will be smoke-free