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News Minute: Here is the latest Mississippi news from The Associated Press

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A federal appeals court has declined to reinstate a lawsuit filed by the family of Bryan Lee Glenn who alleged a Biloxi, Mississippi, casino kept serving drinks to the man while he was drunk. Court records show Glenn collapsed in his hotel room at the IP Casino resort the night of Aug. 6, 2009, and died the next day of alcohol poisoning combined with prescription medications.

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The auction of Natchez Regional Hospital is scheduled for Sept. 11. If all goes to plan, the hospital will be sold to Community Health Systems.

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - Jackson County supervisors have assured Betty Magee, director of the Ocean Springs Museum of History, they will consider funding the museum over the next five years. She's asking for $20,000 a year.

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Natchez Mayor Butch Brown says he'd like to form a local film commission to follow quickly on the heels of the release of the James Brown biopic "Get On Up." The movie premiered in New York City yesterday and will premiere locally Saturday evening, with a nationwide launch Aug. 1.

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