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2014-10-23 23:00:27

At a press conference on the school lawn Thursday, Oct. 23, Jackson Christian announced the launch of a three-year $3.3 million capital campaign. It includes $2.3 million for a middle and high school expansion, $900,000 for athletics and $100,000 for the fine arts. Jackson, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 At a press conference on the school lawn Thursday, Oct. 23, Jackson Christian announced the launch of a three-year $3.3 million capital campaign. It includes $2.3 million for a middle and...

2014-10-23 08:35:53

Leads Large-Scale Genetics Study Tackling Critical Questions with Goal of Developing Personalized Treatments and Prevention of MS NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philip L. De Jager, MD, PhD, Neurologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, is the 2014 recipient of the Barancik Prize for Innovation in MS Research, an international award established in 2013 to drive progress in multiple sclerosis (MS)...

2014-10-22 12:21:45

Production of all-electric vehicles scheduled to begin in fourth quarter of 2014 TUNICA, Miss., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenTech Automotive (GTA), a U.S. automotive manufacturer dedicated to developing and producing environmentally friendly, energy-efficient vehicles, today celebrated the grand opening of its new production facility in Tunica, Mississippi. "We started GreenTech Automotive with the vision to make energy-efficient cars that are so inexpensive the average...

2014-10-21 08:28:24

Through music and resources Our Voice in Song(TM) inspires people living with relapsing MS to become more active managers of their disease EAST HANOVER, N.J., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation launched a new multifaceted multiple sclerosis (MS) awareness campaign aimed to motivate people with relapsing MS to take charge of their disease. The campaign, Our Voice in Song(TM), features inspirational advocate and music artist David Osmond, who...

2014-10-14 20:22:09

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research study offers an overview of the multiple sclerosis (MS) disease-modifying product market, including regulatory issues accompanied by detailed analyses and forecasts by product. Its main objective is to present a comprehensive analysis of the current market for MS disease-modifying products and to forecast this marketâEUR(TM)s future direction through 2018. Special focus is placed on how new products and technologies will affect...

2014-10-13 08:26:58

- Stowe to be Joined by Leading Neurologists and People Living with the Disease for Live Events Nationwide - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genzyme, a Sanofi company, announced today that it is collaborating with television and film actress Madeleine Stowe to launch "Lights, Camera, Take Action on MS," a campaign intended to educate and empower people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) to take action to help manage their disease. Madeleine, who was a care partner to her late...

2014-10-08 23:13:13

SourceLink partners with BankPlus out of Mississippi to meet print document and statement needs Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 SourceLink, an industry-leading multichannel marketing services firm and statement solutions provider, has recently been named as the primary firm to serve BankPlus’ printing and mailing needs for the bank’s more than 60 offices in 33 Mississippi Communities. BankPlus, with total assets of over $2.4 billion, was seeking a document and statement partner...

2014-10-08 20:22:37

MADISON, Miss., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prosperity Construction was a small company at a crossroads: they needed additional equipment to grow. The 5-year-old firm might miss business opportunities if they did not obtain another bulldozer and additional work trucks. Prosperity Construction cofounders and cousins Brian and Thomas Cronin had built a strong foundation, with 15 years of combined experience in commercial construction. However, they knew the next step for...

2014-10-02 08:30:16

- What do exercise, skin cells and gut bacteria have in common? They are among the new leads being explored to move us closer to a world free of MS- NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has committed nearly $19 million to support an expected 54 new MS research projects. These are part of a comprehensive research strategy aimed at stopping MS, restoring function that has been lost, and ending the disease forever....

2014-09-29 08:24:14

HOUSTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced a Tuscaloosa Marine Shale ("TMS") operational update. The Company's Bates 25-24H-1 (98% WI) well in Amite County, Mississippi, which was completed with an approximate 4,850 foot lateral and was fracked with 19 stages, achieved a peak 24-hour average production rate of 1,000 barrels of oil equivalent ("BOE") per day, comprised of 938 barrels of oil and 373 Mcf of gas on a 17/64 inch...


Latest Mississippi Reference Libraries

Delta National Forest
2014-01-20 10:49:59

The Delta National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in western Mississippi. It is located in Sharkey County and has an area of 60,898 acres. The forest headquarters are located in Jackson, Mississippi, as are all six National Forest in Mississippi, but there are local ranger district offices found in Rolling Fork. It is one of only six National Forests that are featured entirely within a single county. The Green Ash-Overcup Oak-Sweetgum Research National Areas within the Delta...

De Soto National Forest
2013-12-24 12:01:36

The De Soto National Forest is 518,587 acres of pine forest in southern Mississippi. It’s one of the most significant protected areas for the biological diversity of the Gulf Coast ecoregion of North America. It is a nationally significant site for the protection of longleaf pine savannas, pine flatwoods, and longleaf pine forests. More than 90 percent of this ecosystem type has been lost within the United States. The wet pine savannas support uncommon and endangered plant and animal...

2012-06-14 09:35:50

Symbol: SPMI9 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses Subclass   Sphagnidae Order   Sphagnales Family   Sphagnaceae Genus   Sphagnum L. – sphagnum Species   Sphagnum mississippiense R.E....

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2007-03-16 18:33:29

The Blue sucker, Cycleptus elongatus, is a freshwater species of fish in the sucker family. Huge migrations of these fast, powerful fish once migrated throughout the Mississippi River basin, and spring harvests of blue sucker were a staple food for early pioneers. Blue suckers are quite rare today, mainly due to the segmentation of habitat caused by the thousands of dams that have been built in the last century. Early records indicate that this fish once reached weights of over 40 lb,...

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2007-02-13 14:51:50

The Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) is an endangered species of fish that exists in the waters of the Mississippi and Missouri River and numerous tributaries. In 1990, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service placed the species on the endangered species list, as very few young sturgeon had been found in recent years, and also due to the fact that all sightings of the fish had lessened in the preceding decade. The Pallid sturgeon is one of the largest fish found in the Mississippi...

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