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Coast shipyard receives $745 million Coast Guard contract

VT Halter’s Pascagoula shipyard has been awarded a $745 million contract by the U.S. Coast Guard.  According to the Coast Guard, the contract will support the design and construction of the next generation of heavy polar icebreakers. “Against the backdrop of great power competition, the Polar Security Cutter is key to our nation’s presence in …

MAE: “This isn’t a Moment. This is a Movement.”

Story by Andi Davis The Mississippi Association of Educators (MAE) recently surveyed teachers across the state to gauge their opinions on the 2019 legislative session.  The results of the survey indicate educators were, by in large, disappointed in the $1,500 increase in pay for assistant and certified teachers. According to the MAE, the raise was …