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Gabby Easterwood takes a look at the economic impact of Cruisin’ the Coast

After a dismal tourism season, event officials hope for positive economic impact from Cruisin' the Coast.

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South Mississippi businesses and tourism leaders are happy as the antique and vintage car enthusiasts pour into the area for Cruisin’ the Coast this week. All are hoping for a last minute, much-needed boost to sales and the local economy as the summer tourism season wraps up, especially as the Gulf Coast continues to reel from the adverse effects of the Bonnet Carre Spillway openings and toxic algae bloom this summer.

News 25 Today’s Gabby Easterwood takes a deeper look into this popular tourism event, crowned last year by USA Today voters as the “Best Car Show in America,” and what it could mean overall for Mississippi’s tourism and economy, in a live report Tuesday morning.