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Sen. Cochran to keynote annual Boy Scouts fundraising effort

Senior U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran will be the keynote speaker at the "On My Honor Dinner for Scouting" for the Pushmataha Area Council, Boys Scouts of America, on Monday, April 14 at 7 p.m. at the Hunter Henry Center on the campus of Mississippi State University.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Mississippi State makes NSF ranking of research universities

STARKVILLE - Mississippi State University continues to rank among the nation's top research universities, according to a new survey by the National Science Foundation.

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Related Topix: Mississippi State, MS, Starkville, MS

Sunherald.com

Former ECCC President Eddie M. Smith dies

He was 71. Smith's tenure was marked with an increase in enrollment, new program offerings, campus facilities and workforce education and training.

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Related Topix: University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Chronicle.com

Volume 60, Issue 31: April 18, 2014

With a lofty nest on 24-hour video watch, the Georgia campus landed a worldwide audience.

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Related Topix: Georgia, University of Connecticut, George Mason University

Mississippi Business Journal

Sawtimber, pulpwood markets improving, but challenges remain

Markets for Mississippi's sawtimber and pulpwood are bouncing back from the economic recession, but the industry is not improving across the board.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, CPU, Science / Technology, Gloster, MS, Amite County, MS, Wilkinson County, MS

Mississippi Business Journal

MSU tech leaders making changes in wake of 'Heartbleed'

STARKVILLE - Technology professionals at Mississippi State University are addressing the worldwide computer security vulnerability called "Heartbleed" by patching affected servers and advising Internet users on campus to change passwords, among other steps.

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Chronicle.com

Accreditation in Action: Inside a Site Visit

The stately wood-paneled walls of the John Grisham Room in the library at Mississippi State University give it a formal air.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Cosgrove-Minor Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. William Malloy Cosgrove III, of Athens, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Kirk Carmichael Cosgrove, to Paul Marchand Minor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Marchand Minor and the late Ann Lacoste Minor, of Jackson, Miss.

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The Clarion-Ledger

Engagement: Anna Lin Conner & Steven Evely

Miss Conner, a graduate of Mississippi State University, is an Assistant Manager for Wal-Mart in Canton, Mississippi.

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Related Topix: Canton, MS, Devon County, England, United Kingdom

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Newms360.com

Re-enactors bring Contraband Camp story to life

A different mix of Civil War re-enactors will present two days of Corinth Civil War history this week during the Corinth Contraband Camp Symposium on Thursday evening and Friday.

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Related Topix: Shiloh National Military Park, US National Parks

WMC-TV Memphis

Miss. farmers to plant more cotton and soybeans

With corn prices down, Mississippi farmers are likely to plant more cotton than 2013's record low acreage.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Agriculture, Science

Customer Interaction Solutions

MSU Information Systems Expert Advises on Creating Strong Passwords

STARKVILLE, Miss., April 11 -- Mississippi State University issued the following news release: The recently-discovered "Heartbleed" bug affecting as much as two-thirds of the Internet is causing people to hurriedly change passwords and further secure online personal information.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Lynn Spruill: Bricklee and the Horse Park

Sounds like a cool little novel title like Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone or maybe Nancy Drew and the Crooked Banister.

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Related Topix: Drew, MS, Easy-Listening, J.K. Rowling, Authors, Books, Oktibbeha County, MS, Starkville, MS, Opinion

Commercial Dispatch

Review denied for Starkville man's aggravated DUI appeal

The Mississippi Supreme Court denied a review of Joshua Buckner's 2009 drunken driving case in which he pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated DUI and one count of leaving the scene of an accident.

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Related Topix: Starkville, MS

Commercial Dispatch

Alderman Walker censored at budget meeting

Ward 4 Alderman Jason Walker left Thursday's preliminary sanitation budgetary session after Board Attorney Chris Latimer, via a phone call to city representatives, said he could only observe, not participate in financial discussions.

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Sunherald.com

Supreme Court declines to hear appeal

Joshua Buckner pleaded guilty in 2009 in Oktibbeha County to charges of leaving the scene of a fatal accident and three counts of aggravated DUI.

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Related Topix: Starkville, MS, Oktibbeha County, MS

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Deltafarmpress

Developing nations major contributors to pollution, climate change emissions

The difficulty in thinking about climate change, says Richard Carson, economics professor at the University of California, San Diego, "is that there are many who say this could never, ever be true," and even those who may accept the underlying premise of the physics behind climate change "may say there are better things to spend our money on now, ... (more)

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Agriculture, Science

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Healthy Futures to focus on seniors

A public forum that is part of the Smart Aging: Healthy Futures project will focus on the health and health care of Lamar County's senior adults.

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Related Topix: Lamar County, MS, Purvis, MS

Hattiesburg American

Officials praise high school testing decision

Pine Belt education officials say their students will benefit from the state Department of Education's decision to once again offer last-chance testing to high school seniors who have failed a subject area test.

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Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS, Education Etc., Starkville, MS

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Mississippi Press

OSHS principal David Baggett leaving at end of year to take Starkville High job

Born and raised in Ocean Springs, David Baggett has spent most of his professional life working as an administrator in his hometown's school district -- the last eight as high school principal.

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Related Topix: Ocean Springs, MS, Education Etc., Starkville, MS, St. Martin, MS

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