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2015-05-27 08:28:02

On World MS Day, May 27, the National MS Society asks people with MS to share their stories on how they are breaking down barriers to access their best lives NEW YORK, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-05-25 08:21:05

Once-daily oral medication to be reimbursed for first-line use MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Genzyme, a Sanofi company, announced today that PEI Pharmacare has included

cahokia flooding
2015-05-20 15:24:49

What caused the fall of Cahokia? These researchers claim it was due to large-scale floods of the Mississippi River.

2015-05-18 16:26:26

Southern Miss pitcher tops four other finalists from Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Jackson State and Millsaps College for honor JACKSON, Miss., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-14 12:23:46

GREENWOOD, Miss., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brenda Gray, 54, moved to Mississippi to start a business, and six months later her life was upended by Hurricane Katrina.

2015-05-14 08:20:51

GULFPORT, Miss., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- National Truck Funding, LLC is a Class 8 rental company that rents with option to purchase, late model Kenworth, Peterbilt, Volvo and Freightliner

2015-05-11 16:27:13

Players from five different schools bid to be Magnolia State's top college baseball player; winner will be announced at May 18 awards luncheon at Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame JACKSON, Miss.,

2015-05-11 12:36:47

New formula for determining winner means fans will influence 10 percent of the award total; sparking renewed excitement, interest and engagement with their favorite players and schools

2015-05-08 23:03:38

Allegheny General Hospital, part of Allegheny Health Network, is the first hospital in the western Pennsylvania region to offer Lemtrada, a new treatment for multiple sclerosis which is providing

2015-05-05 08:30:11

RIDGELAND, Miss., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vu Digital, LLC today announced the launch of their proprietary Video-to-Data (V2D) product,


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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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).