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2015-04-09 16:28:22

Education, Conversation and Preparation Remains a Critical Part of Developing a Long Term Care Strategy RICHMOND, Va., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Genworth announced today, the results of

2015-04-08 23:02:59

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has committed $28 million to support an expected 84 new MS research projects and training awards.

2015-04-08 12:21:15

Forest facility to ramp up production of advanced warfare systems for U.S.

2015-04-08 08:29:35

Diet, gut bacteria, myelin repair trials and patient-centered wellness programs are among the new leads being explored to move us closer to a world free of MS NEW YORK, April 8, 2015

2015-04-02 23:09:40

Aureus Medical Group will exhibit at the ASCLS of Mississippi and Louisiana Bi-State Annual Meeting to be held in Shreveport, LA. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 02,

2015-04-01 16:31:23

VANCOUVER, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) announced today that, further to its news release of September 30, 2014, it has completed the purchase of the operating assets

2015-04-01 12:21:58

Federal Highway & Bridge Funding Facing May 31 Deadline WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An analysis of the recently-released 2014 U.S.

2015-03-31 16:34:48

HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, today announced the grand opening of an exclusive collection

2015-03-25 20:24:24

JACKSON, Miss., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it was raining outside at Jenice Luckett's home, her grandchildren would say, "Grandma, it's raining in your living room!" All

2015-03-25 20:24:21

NATCHEZ, Miss., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Johnny Hardin's blood pressure rose every time it rained. His leaky roof caused him significant stress and extra work.


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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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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