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7 charged in oil spill claims fraud indictment

GULFPORT, Miss. — The latest on the criminal charges brought against a Texas lawyer in connection with 2010 Gulf oil spill claims (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Prosecutors say a Texas attorney, his brother and another employee of his law firm are among seven people accused of faking more than 40,000 damage claims after the BP oil spill in 2010. ...

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Kemp’s ridley turtles will be rehabilitated

GULFPORT, Miss. — Thirty endangered turtles will be brought to Gulfport to be rehabilitated and eventually released into the wild. Hundreds of young, “cold-stunned,” Kemp’s ridley sea turtles have been washing up on Massachusetts beaches since November due to unusually cold weather. The condition is potentially fatal for the animals. The Sun Herald reports the New England Aquarium Marine Animal Rescue ...

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Gulf Ship buys old Future Pipe property

GULFPORT, Miss. — Gulf Ship LLC has expanded its operation in Gulfport, completing the purchase of the old Future Pipe Industries site in the Bernard Bayou Industrial District. The company announced the sale Tuesday morning. The Sun Herald reports the 53.2-acre property more than doubles the footprint of Gulf Ship, which opened in 2006. The company specializes in offshore vessels ...

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