from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast Mississippi on an arm of the Gulf of Mexico west of Biloxi. Settled in 1891 as a railroad terminus, it developed as a port after 1902. Population: 64,300.


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  • GULFPORT - A suspect in a crime spree across Gulfport was found driving a stolen pickup and was dressed the same as the gunman who'd held up two hotels, police said.


  • GULFPORT - The city of Gulfport is asking a federal judge to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former black employee of the Leisure Services Department who found a noose in a work locker.


  • GULFPORT - John Paul Necaise died Friday at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport after his family made the decision to turn off life-support equipment, Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said.


  • GULFPORT - Tom Simmons of Gulfport was a wide-eyed schoolboy when he decided he was meant to fly.


  • During a speech at Stetson Law School in FL yesterday, SCOTUS Justice Clarence Thomas explained why he didn't attend Obama's: GULFPORT (2010-2-2) - During an appearance today at Stetson Law School in Gulfport ...


  • GULFPORT (WLOX) -- A concerned mother in Gulfport contacted WLOX News looking for help finding a German Shepherd that bit her daughter.


  • GULFPORT (WLOX) -- Buy-out plans have resurfaced for the Great Southern Golf Club in Gulfport.


  • GULFPORT - Two battalions from the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport signed a partnership agreement with two local schools last week as part of a volunteer program to mentor local youth. Featured Story

  • GULFPORT - The next time an auto thief gets in a car and drives off, it could be a "bait" car with a tracking device that will lead Gulfport police to the culprit. Featured Story

  • GULFPORT - Inspectors at the Port of Gulfport recently discovered a tiny hitchhiking pest in a shipment of bananas, which they said could have caused big problems to agriculture in the United States. Featured Story


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