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2014-01-30 20:23:58

Support will help JAG reach more youth at risk of dropping out JACKSON, Miss., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov. Phil Bryant joined officials from Jobs for America's Graduates and AT&T* Mississippi to highlight the importance of education and workforce development for Mississippi's economic future. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/DA23287LOGO) Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) and AT&T are working together to help raise the high school graduation rate...

2014-01-29 23:34:32

RJ Young, on Tuesday, February 4th at 10:00 a.m. with the support of the Tupelo Chamber of Commerce, will have a formal ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new office at 1893 Cliff Gookin Boulevard in Tupelo. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 RJ Young, on Tuesday, February 4th at 10:00 a.m. with the support of the Tupelo Chamber of Commerce, will have a formal ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new office at 1893 Cliff Gookin Boulevard in...

2014-01-29 23:33:45

Precision Plumbing of Mississippi has decided to utilize the power of the "1-800-PLUMBING" vanity phone number to create a unique branding opportunity for the Florence, MS based company. Florence, Mississippi (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Carman Frank of Precision Plumbing of Mississippi has been in the plumbing business for over 25 years. The company provides Air Conditioning and heating service in addition to plumbing. Precision Plumbing of Mississippi is a well established...

2014-01-27 08:27:45

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DioGenix, Inc. announced today new data supporting the clinical validation of MSPrecise®, its proprietary next-generation sequencing (NGS) assay for the identification of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) at first clinical presentation. The prospective study met its primary endpoint by demonstrating the ability of MSPrecise to diagnose patients with MS. The test performed consistently with previous clinical studies, having a...

2014-01-24 23:25:45

HORNE LLP, one of the top 50 accounting and business advisory firms in the nation, recently welcomed 25 accounting students to its highly competitive spring internship program. Ridgeland, MS (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 HORNE LLP, one of the top 50 accounting and business advisory firms in the nation, recently welcomed 25 accounting students to its highly competitive spring internship program. They will complete their internships at various HORNE office locations throughout the Southeast....

2014-01-24 08:23:55

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that its wholly-owned Mississippi subsidiary, Magnolia Health Plan, has earned Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The Accredited rating is awarded to organizations with programs for service and clinical quality that meet basic requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement. "The team at Magnolia Health Plan is proud to receive our NCQA...

2014-01-16 08:28:44

ATLANTA, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Mississippi as a result of excessive rainfall and cooler than normal temperatures that occurred from March 1 through July 31, 2013. (Logo:...

2014-01-15 16:24:29

ATLANTA, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Mississippi as a result of drought between Aug. 27 and Oct. 21, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110909/DC65875LOGO) The disaster declaration...

2014-01-14 08:28:02

New Analysis Finds 32 States Fail to Vaccinate at least 40 Percent of Adults 18-64 Years Old WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An analysis released today by the Trust for America's Health (TFAH) found that only 35.7 percent of adults ages 18 to 64 years old got the flu shot last season (the most recent period data with available data). By comparison, 56.6 percent of children (ages 6 months to 17 years old) and 66.2 percent of seniors (ages 65 and older) were vaccinated....

2014-01-10 08:22:35

Maui Theatre celebrates "the King's" birthday and his love for Hawaii through the end of January LAHAINA, Hawaii, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maui's newest and hottest live music show Burn'n Love, which debuted last month to rave reviews by industry insiders and audiences of all ages and likings, is celebrating Elvis' birthday by giving back to the people and places that were special to him. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140110/PH44078-a)(Photo:...


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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'