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Why is Ingalls looking for a subcontractor in China?

Executives from Ingalls Shipbuilding, which builds ships for the U.S. Navy, traveled to China to look for a new Chinese vendor to build a dry dock. Some Asia experts believe there’s a real security risk in having a Chinese company build a dry dock for U.S. Navy ships because all large Chinese companies have deep ties to the Chinese government.

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Sen. Warren is right; Wells Fargo CEO must go

Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts grilled Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf over the bank’s huge sales scam uncovered by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, in which the bank created up to 2 million fake accounts. If Stumpf had an ounce of integrity, he would have resigned.

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Great opportunity to nurture Coast

The Mississippi Wildlife Federation likes the recent update by the RESTORE Council on how to spend penalty money from the Deepwater Horizon disaster. It urges the public to speak up on the plan at the council’s website. And it urges people to attend the public meeting Monday at USM Gulf Park.

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Questions that Trump, Clinton should face at Monday’s debate

Next week’s presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton could determine the outcome of the election. As polls show Trump leading in some swing states and closing the gap in others, it appears the only burden he must overcome is the one Ronald Reagan shared, looking presidential enough that voters trust him with so much power.

Letters to the Editor

Address climate change cautiously

Climate change proponents like to quote a figure of 97 percent of scientists who support the anthropogenic climate change narrative, but a recent publication of the National Association of Scholars, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, suggests the correct figure is more like a 60/40 percent split in such scientific opinions.

Letters to the Editor

We need sustainable solar power

The experimental nature of Mississippi Power’s Kemper County plant as well as mismanagement, poor quality control, etc. — exposed by the recent New York Times article “Piles of Dirty Secrets Behind a Model ‘Clean Coal’ Project” by Ian Urbina — means that some of the poorest people in the U.S. have to pay the price with higher electric rates.

Editorials

Why you should have your voice heard on BP, Kemper

The first of three town halls on the BP economic-damages money scheduled by Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves will be Thursday in Gulfport. The more people who show up, the louder the message we’ll send to the lawmakers in Jackson. And that message should be: Spend the money on the Mississippi Coast.

Videos

Former stripper felt like 'a piece of meat,' but would he do it again?

Former New Orleans stripper Lance Borries of Vancleave talks about his two-year stint that led to a 'hard, fast life.' After the initial rush of the experience, he said it became 'just a job.'
John Fitzhugh Sun Herald
Former stripper felt like 'a piece of meat,' but would he do it again? 2:09

Former stripper felt like 'a piece of meat,' but would he do it again?

Brittney Reese clinic gives blind athlete a chance to learn from a pro 2:33

Brittney Reese clinic gives blind athlete a chance to learn from a pro

Biloxi police investigate fatal shooting scene 1:08

Biloxi police investigate fatal shooting scene

Stone RB Terrion Avery celebrates huge performance 1:14

Stone RB Terrion Avery celebrates huge performance