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2009-01-13 09:59:26

New Maps Show Spread of Nonnative Plants across Southeast U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS) Ecologist Jim Miller, Ph.D., one of the foremost authorities on nonnative plants in the South, yesterday identified the invasive plant species he believes pose the biggest threats to southern forest ecosystems in 2009. "Cogongrass, tallowtree, and Japanese climbing fern are among the fastest moving and most destructive nonnative plant species facing many southern landowners this...

2008-10-01 12:00:19

To: TRAVEL EDITORS Contact: Jim Miller of Interspace Airport Advertising, +1-800- 648-8437, ext. 473, jmiller@iaateam.com NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport welcomes upcoming holiday travelers into the region, it will be with great fanfare and with some of the newest digital media advertising technology available. The airport, along with Clear Channel Interspace Airport Advertising (CCIA), will improve the way local and...

2008-07-22 21:00:24

By @byline Rob Rogers, The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. Jul. 22--County officials believe they can reduce the flood danger of Corte Madera Creek by building a better fish ladder. The county is reviewing an Army Corps of Engineers' plan to demolish and replace a wooden fish ladder about 600 feet downstream from the Lagunitas Bridge in Ross that acts as a choke point for flood waters. Army officials say the project -- which could include raising the walls of the concrete...

2008-07-10 12:00:53

By James Carlson By James Carlson THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL A spike in material costs threatens again to increase the price tag on Statehouse renovations, a construction official told a legislative committee Wednesday. Cost inflation had been holding steady at around 7 percent annually through 2007, but the increasing price of such goods as steel, copper, aluminum and oil have officials projecting a 15 percent jump for 2008. "They all impact our construction costs," said Jim Miller, vice...

2008-07-06 18:00:20

By Sara Agnew, Columbia Daily Tribune, Mo. Jul. 6--Long before there was a Summer Repertory Theatre program at the University of Missouri, audiences gathered on the education building's roof to watch student-directed shows. Imagine 75 wooden folding chairs set up in a square around an invisible stage, and you begin to get a picture of what was known as the Starlight Theatre. Among the many actors who performed on the makeshift stage in the mid-1950s was an up-and-coming star named George...

2008-07-06 15:00:18

By SARA AGNEW Long before there was a Summer Repertory Theatre program at the University of Missouri, audiences gathered on the education building's roof to watch student-directed shows. Imagine 75 wooden folding chairs set up in a square around an invisible stage, and you begin to get a picture of what was known as the Starlight Theatre. Among the many actors who performed on the makeshift stage in the mid-1950s was an up-and-coming star named George C. Scott. It was also where a...


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