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2014-07-18 16:22:13

MCLEAN, Va., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today named Jason Taylor president and publisher of The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, MS. Taylor will also serve as U.S.

2014-07-17 16:22:06

GULFPORT, Miss., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Workers at Mississippi Power's Kemper County energy facility successfully reached two major testing milestones: testing of the combined cycle unit

2014-07-15 16:21:59

Biofuels Research: "More than 100 million acres along Mississippi and Missouri Rivers unsuitable for traditional crops but ideal for biomass" ST.

2014-07-11 23:03:32

There’s plenty of time to put together your Christmas shopping list before December 25.

2014-07-10 16:26:22

ATLANTA, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses that Aug.

2014-07-09 16:29:55

ATLANTA, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

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

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,

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

2014-06-25 23:09:39

Performer Brad Johnson has announced that BAD - his one man ballet based on the fictional relationship between Dr.


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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