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Jackson 10/30/08

Large casino companies want Mississippi raised catfish

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The world's largest casino companies will sign a multimillion dollar agreement to buy farmed-raised domestic catfish.

MGM Mirage and Harrah's Entertainment want Mississippi-raised catfish for their Mississippi casino restaurants.

It's the second big score for local catfish farmers in a month.

The U.S. Agriculture Department plans to buy up to five million dollars worth of domestic catfish for school lunches and other programs.

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