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2014-06-25 23:09:39

Performer Brad Johnson has announced that BAD - his one man ballet based on the fictional relationship between Dr. Conrad Murray and Michael Jackson will open in Simi Valley, CA this holiday season. Simi Valley, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 To mark the fifth anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death, performer Brad Johnson has announced that his one man ballet “BAD” based on the life of Michael Jackson, will open this holiday season in Simi Valley, CA. The one man ballet, Johnson’s third...

2014-06-25 23:05:22

Dr. Danny O'Keefe is pleased to welcome his niece, Dr. Jan Belote, to Family Dental Care. The addition will allow the team to provide an advanced level of care. Flowood, Mississippi (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Dr. Danny O'Keefe is pleased to welcome his niece, Dr. Jan Belote, back to the practice. Dr. Belote is a third generation dentist who has practiced in the Jackson area for 24 years. Dr. O'Keefe and Dr. Belote previously practiced together between 1990 and 1998. "Coming...

2014-06-25 12:30:05

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Biogen Idec Canada announces today that TECFIDERA(TM) (dimethyl fumarate) is now available for reimbursement in British Columbia (B.C.) through B.C. PharmaCare. TECFIDERA(TM) is a first-line oral treatment for adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). TECFIDERA(TM) is indicated as monotherapy for the treatment of RRMS to reduce the frequency of clinical exacerbations and to delay the progression of disability.(1) "TECFIDERA is...

2014-06-23 16:23:57

Resort boasts new name and upgraded amenities including a renovated casino, new restaurants and the addition of an entertainment lawn and boardwalk BILOXI, Miss., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer on the Gulf just got a little bit hotter this year as Harrah's Gulf Coast heats up the action with the introduction of a new place to play on the Coast. Country superstar Darius Rucker helped the resort usher in a new look and name as he played to a crowd of 17,000 as the inaugural...

2014-06-23 12:26:20

JACKSON, Miss., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the conclusion of Round II of the 2014 USA International Ballet Competition, 31 of the world's finest young dancers will compete in the final round for gold, silver and bronze medals. Round III competitors are: Senior Males: Aaron Smyth (Australia) Andile Ndlovu (South Africa) Byul Yun (Republic of Korea) Ivan Duarte (Brazil) Jeong Hansol (Republic of Korea) Ji Seok Ha (Republic...

2014-06-19 12:29:53

JACKSON, Miss., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first round of the 2014 USA International Ballet Competition concludes with 54 competitors advancing to Round II. The USA IBC is the official international ballet competition in the United States as designated by a Joint Resolution of Congress. Round two competitors are: Senior Males: Aaron Smyth (Australia) Andile Ndlovu (South Africa) Byul Yun (Republic of Korea)...

2014-06-18 08:35:20

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in offering minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount is now available in Mississippi. Customers will receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle when they install a device that blocks distracting cell phone functions such as text messaging, email, and Internet...

2014-06-18 08:22:41

HOUSTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced the completion of its Nunnery 12-1H-1 (93.3% WI) well in Amite County, Mississippi. The well has achieved a peak 24-hour average production rate to date of approximately 815 barrels of oil equivalent ("BOE") per day, comprised of 785 barrels of oil and 185 Mcf of gas on a 17/64 inch choke from an approximate 6,000 foot lateral. The well, which is located near the Pike County line along...

2014-06-17 23:04:31

Mississippi DPS takes delivery of a new Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3e. Columbus, MS (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Captain Ron Kelly of the Mississippi Highway Patrol Air Wing accepted delivery Tuesday of an Airbus Helicopters Inc. AS350 B3e AStar produced for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS). The new law enforcement-equipped helicopter is a Mississippi-built product. Kelly, commander of the Highway Patrol Air Wing, said the AS350 B3e was clearly the best aircraft for the...

2014-06-10 12:33:56

Company's First USA Facility Located in Marshall County, Mississippi Will Help Reach New Customers and Grow Market Share MARSHALL COUNTY, MS, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - ROXUL Inc., the leading manufacturer of stone wool insulation products in North America officially begins production here at its first manufacturing facility located in the United States. The $160 million plant encompasses 600,000 square feet and is located on a 100 acre site in the Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park,...


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
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.