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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. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Share Why You Connect to the MS Movement During MS Awareness Week March 3-9 2014 Every Connection Counts at MSconnection.org towards the National MS Society’s Vision for a World Free of MS Creating a world free of multiple sclerosis requires a collaborative...

2014-03-03 12:27:22

ATLANTA, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes that March 31 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Mississippi as a result of the freeze on March 25 - 29, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO The loans are available in the...

2014-03-03 08:30:56

Every Connection Counts at MSconnection.org towards the National MS Society's Vision for a World Free of MS NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Creating a world free of multiple sclerosis requires a collaborative effort. That's why starting today, March 3, individuals and MS groups across the country unite to raise awareness and find new and better ways to help people living with MS live their best lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090302/DC77093LOGO This year, the...

2014-02-27 16:28:53

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The role of the so-called "obesity hormone" leptin and hormones used for birth control in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) is examined in two new studies released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. For the obesity study, BMI was calculated for 210 people with MS and 210 people of the same age and sex who did not have MS at...

2014-02-26 23:02:38

http://www.SclerosisTreatment.com a division of Ironclad Integrity Ltd helps patients with MS by publishing a review to the Natural Multiple Sclerosis Treatment, a new effective method that helps sufferers achieve a natural cure for this disease. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The Natural MS Treatment review that SclerosisTreatment.com recently published talks about this new method for MS cure, presenting it as an appreciated healing program. SclerosisTreatment.com reveals...

2014-02-25 23:31:35

Center for Breast Health Honored for Providing Exceptional Patient Care and Treatment Jackson, MS (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The Center for Breast Health at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer among American women according to the American Cancer Society,...

2014-02-24 23:04:27

A Mississippi woman has recently filed a Skechers injury lawsuit with the help of Wright & Schulte’s attorneys in an effort to seek justice for having allegedly developed serious foot injuries due to the use of Shape-Ups toning shoes. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC are currently representing hundreds of plaintiffs in Skechers lawsuits (MDL 2308) and has recently filed another Skechers complaint on behalf of a woman from Mississippi. This Skechers...

2014-02-20 23:25:43

Gov. Phil Bryant and Mississippi Development Authority officials have announced that Mississippi Silicon will locate a new silicon metal production facility in Burnsville in Tishomingo County. Mississippi Silicon will invest $200 million in the project, which will create 200 jobs for the local economy. Burnsville, Mississippi (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The new Mississippi-based facility will produce silicon metal for a broad range of industries in the United States including the aluminum...

Agricultural Productivity Loss Due To Soil And Crop Damage From Flooding
2014-02-19 13:38:40

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences The Cache River Basin, which once drained more than 614,100 acres across six southern Illinois counties, has changed substantively since the ancient Ohio River receded. The basin contains a slow-moving, meandering river; fertile soils and productive farmlands; deep sand and gravel deposits; sloughs and uplands; and one of the most unique and diverse natural habitats in Illinois and the nation. According...

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....

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,...

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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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'