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Tunica RiverPark provides another reason to visit Mississippi

TUNICA, Miss. - A $26 million museum and ecological park...developments largely paid for with casino tax money that Tunica County officials hope will lure a wider range of visitors. The Tunica RiverPark, which opened its doors Nov. 19, features...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/28/liv_395993.shtml
Life & style
Tyson is silent, but not those around him

TUNICA, Miss. -- Mike Tyson didn't need to...driven about 30 miles down Highway 61 to Tunica, where Fitzgerald's Hotel-Casino billed...Lewis out on a stretcher." The area around Tunica, once referred to by Jesse Jackson as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/05/oth_342739.shtml
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Tyson has new joy for life approaching next fight

TUNICA, Miss. -- Mike Tyson said he's ready to get back in...Nothing close to that occurred Tuesday at the Grand Casino in Tunica County, about 30 miles south of Memphis. Tunica has the largest complex of casinos between Atlantic City...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/27/oth_360948.shtml
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Lewis recalls fighting Tyson for free, though accounts differ

TUNICA, Miss. -- The year was 1984 and Lennox Lewis was an 18-year-old spoiling...Down the river a bit, Tyson entertained a group of children bused in by the Tunica Recreation Department and who got a chance to do what reporters have not been...

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Whitfield's dream fades

TUNICA, Miss. - If top-ranked light flyweight Rayonta Whitfield losing to 17-year-old Rau'Shee Warren on Friday night was surprising...

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Overtime

Boxing Whitfield continues march to title shot In Tunica, Miss., Augusta's Rayonta Whitfield is continuing to show why he's the No. 1-ranked super flyweight in the United States...

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Favre hasn't made choice

TUNICA, Miss. - There's only one sport Brett Favre definitively can say he's playing: Golf. Football? Well, that's the big...

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NFL
Overtime

Boxing Unbeaten Whitfield unanimous winner In Tunica, Miss., unbeaten Rayonta Whitfield of Hephzibah won a unanimous decision over Alejandro Moreno in a six-round bantamweight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/22/oth_113518.shtml
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Harding plans to keep boxing

TUNICA, Miss. -- Tonya Harding intends to keep boxing - even if her first professional fight is canceled. The former figure skating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/18/oth_376077.shtml
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Upcoming boxing schedule

Fight schedule Jan. 7 At the Grand Casino, Tunica, Miss. (USSB), Danell Nicholson, Chicago, vs. Levi Billups, San Diego, 10, heavyweights; Derrick Jefferson, Detroit...

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