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Casino hotel in Vicksburg sold to Gulf Coast developer

The former Grand Station Hotel, closed since gambling ceased at Vicksburg's waterfront when a casino left 16 months ago, has been sold to a Gulf Coast developer.Full story

Team examining Gulf shipwreck finds 2 other wrecks

Marine archaeologists made a thrilling discovery this week while examining a well-preserved shipwreck deep in the Gulf of Mexico — two other sunken vessels that likely went down with it during an early 19th century storm. Full story

Authorities see no sheen near burning Gulf rig

Federal authorities say no sheens were sighted near a burning natural gas well in the Gulf of Mexico during a flyover. Full story

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Appeals court hears BP challenge on spill claims

Trial delayed for ex-BP executive in spill probe

Huge 'Dead Zone' Predicted in Gulf of Mexico

Beware Early Season Hurricanes, Researcher Warns

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  BSEE: Nat Gas Leak, No Oil Released in Water

Investigations are taking place into a well leak. It is mostly natural gas, and none is being released into the Gulf of Mexico, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  Deadly rip currents plague Alabama, Florida shores

This week alone, five people have drowned in rip currents as officials along the Gulf Coast put up flags warning swimmers to beware of the dangerous currents. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports.

  Shipwreck becomes underwater art Gallery

In the Gulf of Mexico, divers attach artwork to the sunken remains of the USS Mohawk. Chad Oliver of WBBH reports.

  Rebuilding Carnival's Damaged Brand

How does it look to have the owner of Carnival, Micky Arison, sitting courtside at a Miami Heat game while one of his ships flounders in the Gulf of Mexico? Sydney Finkelstein, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth University, and Allen Adamson, Brand S...

  Would You Cruise Again?

CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera talks to passengers who were stuck on board the Carnival Triumph after it lost power in the Gulf of Mexico.

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This photo provided by the NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program shows a variety of artifacts including ceramic plates, platters, bowls plus glass liquor, wine, medicine, and food storage bottles of many shapes and colors found inside a wrecked ship's hull, in the Gulf of Mexico about 170 from Galveston, Te

Gas spews from the Hercules 265 drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico
Gas spews from the Hercules 265 drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico

This photo released by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement shows natural gas spewing from the Hercules 265 drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. No injuries were reported in the midmorning blowout and there was no fire as of Tuesday eve

Clouds associated with a cold front stretch from New England through the Gulf of Mexico in this NOAA satellite image
Clouds associated with a cold front stretch from New England through the Gulf of Mexico in this NOAA satellite image

This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, April 1, 2013 shows an area of cloudiness stretching from New England through the Gulf of Mexico associated with a cold front. Rain and thunderstorms will move eastward along this boundary. Cooler air will push southeastward as this boundary moves off the coas