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2013-06-19 23:26:58

With summer in full swing, Lake Meridian Chiropractic will sponsor the Fireworks Finale at the 2013 Fourth of July Splash in Kent, WA. This is the region´s premier Independence Day celebration and features one of south King County´s largest fireworks displays. Kent, WA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 As a sponsor of the 2013 Fourth of July Splash, Kent Chiropractor Danene Saggau and the whole team at Lake Meridian Chiropractic want you to get out and celebrate! Dr. Saggau and her family...

Nutrient Pollution Could Cause Record-Setting 'Dead Zone' In Gulf Of Mexico
2013-06-19 07:08:41

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This year, scientists are expecting a very large “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico, according to several NOAA-supported forecast models. Those same models predict a smaller than average hypoxic level in the Chesapeake Bay. A research team comprised of scientists from the University of Michigan, Louisiana State University, and the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium used the NOAA-supported models to forecast that this...

2013-06-17 16:24:26

CHICAGO, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Health Plan is moving its office from 222 N. LaSalle St. to 333 S. Wabash Ave. on July 1 in response to the expanding business needs of the company. "Since January, we have added 50 jobs in Illinois and expect to add over 100 more by the end of the year," said Michael Cotton, Meridian's President. "Growth of this magnitude necessitated additional space which 333 S. Wabash was able to provide." In addition to the job creation in Greater...

2013-06-13 10:49:48

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have broken the record for tracking the movement and concentration of carbon dioxide in a geologic formation using the world's deepest Electrical Resistance Tomography (ERT) system. The research provides insight into the effects of geological sequestration to mitigate the impact of greenhouse gases. The team led by LLNL's Charles Carrigan obtained time lapse electrical resistivity images during the injection of more than 1 million tons...

2013-06-12 23:16:00

With a team of eleven individuals, New City Chiropractic Center located in Rockland County New York participated in a Spartan Sprint obstacle course spanning over 4.5 miles all with the goal of raising thousands of dollars for Multiple Sclerosis Research. The team was successful, exhausted and exhilarated at the end of the race which took place on June 2nd in Tuxedo, New York. New City, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 When eleven individuals signed up as members of the New City Gladiators under...

2013-06-07 23:14:44

Brandon, MS Dental Practice, Germany Dental, Improves Thousands of Patient´s Lives with the Use of Sedation Dentistry Brandon, MS (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Dr. Jonathan Germany of Germany Dental recently launched a new website to better educate his patients and future patients on cosmetic and sedation dentistry in Jackson, MS and surrounding areas. Germany Dental´s primary goal with the launch of their new website is to educate. “Let´s face it, many Americans are...

2013-06-07 00:20:28

Comic Daredevil Bello Nock Hangs Upside Down From A Helicopter Over MGM's Gulf Coast Resort to Kick off New Summer Production BILOXI, Miss., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Comedic daredevil and circus star Bello Nock dangled upside down from a helicopter 500 feet above the ground at Beau Rivage today, with no safety net or tether, to kick off the resort's new summer show FUNAMBULA. The theatrical circus sensation will perform a limited eight-week engagement in the Beau Rivage Theatre...

Breakthrough MS Treatment Shown To Be Safe And Effective
2013-06-06 14:13:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Northwestern Medicine researchers say they have discovered a big breakthrough that could help people suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS). The researchers completed the first phase of a clinical trial for the first treatment to reset the immune system of MS patients. They found that the patients showed the therapy was safe and dramatically reduced their immune systems' reactivity to myelin by 50 to 75 percent. In MS, the...

2013-06-06 12:20:41

HOUSTON, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, CenterPointEnergy will add 35 natural gas vehicles to its fleet across Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. Additionally, the company expects to provide natural gas service to at least 17 new compressed natural gas fueling stations built in the company's service territory. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020930/CNPLOGO) "Vehicles powered by affordable, clean, safe and domestic natural gas can create...

2013-06-06 08:32:50

ST. LOUIS, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISLE) ("Isle") today reported financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended April 28, 2013. 2013 Fourth Quarter Financial Highlights Net revenues, excluding insurance recoveries in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012, declined from $282.4 million to $268.1 million, and Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA decreased from $69.8 million to $59.1 million. Adjusted income per share, which normalizes for...


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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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