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2014-03-18 08:29:03

For MS Awareness Month, MSAA Launches Effort to Get More People with MS in the Pool CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Month, the

2014-03-14 16:22:19

GULFPORT, Miss., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Island View Casino Resort will offer a smokin' good time this spring with 'Que at the View.

2014-03-13 12:31:11

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Mississippi will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join

2014-03-12 12:28:13

Expands upon successful telestroke program to leverage technology for lung-related diagnoses and decisions ATLANTA, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients at several hospitals throughout

2014-03-12 12:21:14

Exchange will conserve wildlife habitat, provide outdoor recreation for public access CHARLESTON, Miss., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2014-03-11 23:26:45

Gov. Phil Bryant, Mississippi Development Authority and officials from vehicle supplier GRAMMER Inc. have announced the future site of the company’s newest U.S.

2014-03-07 23:25:32

ImageTrend, Inc. to launch new statewide fire records system for Mississippi.

2014-03-07 12:27:14

Aspen IMS Will Help Central Access Corp. Customers Connect District Leaders, Teachers, Students, Parents RIDGELAND, Miss.

2014-03-04 16:22:33

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President's Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) includes $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S.

2014-03-03 23:01:42

Share Why You Connect to the MS Movement during MS Awareness Week March 3-9 as every connection counts at MSconnection.org towards the National MS Society's Vision for a world free of MS.


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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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