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2014-07-09 16:28:05

NASA Astronaut Mae Jemison Joins PAL Summer Campers, Conducts Science Experiments in Grand Central Terminal During Bayer's Science For A Better Life Exhibit NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its three-day Science For A Better Life interactive experience at historic Grand Central Terminal, Bayer Corporation today presented New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton with a $50,000 donation to the Police Athletic League of New York City (PAL) in support of its...

2014-07-08 23:15:56

Brown joins Director Thomas Prewitt, M.D., on the leadership team of the institute where she will focus on the development and instruction of the Advanced Training Program. Ridgeland, Miss. (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 HORNE LLP announced today the hiring of Alexandra Brown, M.D., as the associate director of its Healthcare Delivery Institute. Brown joins Director Thomas Prewitt, M.D., on the leadership team of the institute where she will focus on the development and instruction of the...

2014-06-27 12:24:43

JACKSON, Miss., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Having experienced two weeks of intense, world-class competition, 28 dancers were selected as 2014 USA International Ballet Competition medalists and the recipients of scholarships and cash awards. Senior Division Medalists are: Men's Senior Gold Medalist - Jeong Hansol, Republic of Korea Women's Senior Gold Medalist - Shiori Kase, Japan Men's Senior Silver Medalist - Byul Yun, Republic of Korea Women's Senior Silver Medalist -...

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...


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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