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Hyde-Smith a serendipitous choice for U.S. Senate as trade war with China looms

Serendipity is a word with an unusual history. It derives from an Italian translation of a 14th century Persian fairy tale. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, serendipity was coined by English author Horace Walpole who had stumbled upon a “fairy tale called ‘The Three Princes of Serendip.’” Walpole said the three princes “were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of.”

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Cities should be wary of cracking down on homesharing

The digital age has given working people a new power: the ability to use their own property to make money. For instance, you no longer have to be a big taxi company to make money giving rides to others. You can become an Uber driver and use your own car to boost your income. You no longer have to be a giant hotel to benefit from tourism. You can rent out your home on websites like AirBNB. This is called homesharing.

Donald Trump supporters gather for Biloxi rally

Donald Trump supporters gather at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi in rally during the 2016 presidential campaign. Trump filled the coliseum with supporters who were quick to echo some of his catch phrases.
John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com