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4 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

Four finalists named for Austin Peay State University president

A search advisory committee on Friday afternoon named the four finalists for the position of Austin Peay State University's next president.

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Related Topix: Austin Peay State University, Mercy College, Southern Utah University, Florida College, University of Texas at Tyler

16 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Ag economists help farmers plot insurance coverage

Mississippi growers at some point this fall will have to make a momentous, one-time decision on how best to insure their livelihood over the next five years.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Mississippi State, MS

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Sunherald.com

Zinnias are easy to grow, bring blooms to summer

GARY BACHMAN/MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION SERVICEThese Benary's Giant mix zinnias are a must-have for those wanting long-lasting cut flowers.

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The Daily Republic

Family matriarch celebrates 100th birthday

When Isadora Norwood was born on a small farm in Brooksville, Miss., on April 17, 1914, only four months before the outbreak of World War I, no one, especially in the segregated South, thought a black man would become president.

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Related Topix: Brooksville, MS, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Times Post

Helping Houlka grow

Thousands of people have already walked, run and cycled the Tanglefoot Trail and Houlka is trying to get a few of them to stop and spend a few dollars downtown.

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Times Post

Civil War author to speak at Museum

David Harrison, author of the book "Okolona in the Civil War" will be the guest speaker at the Chickasaw County Museum at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17. The event is free and open to the public.

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Related Topix: Chickasaw County, MS, Houston, MS, Okolona, MS, Amory, MS

Mississippi Business Journal

Cotton to take center stage during MSU summit

From entrepreneurs to designers, anyone interested in cotton textiles will learn something more about the market at Mississippi State University's upcoming Cotton Summit.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Cotton to take center stage during MSU summit

STARKVILLE - From entrepreneurs to designers, anyone interested in cotton textiles will learn something more about the market at Mississippi State University's upcoming Cotton Summit.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Kitsap Sun

South Kitsap's Kalima gets chance to play DI

Perhaps the strangest news coming out of Wednesday's letter of intent signing ceremony at South Kitsap High School was that football player Keli'ikuewa Kalima is headed to Mississippi State University.

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Choctaw Plaindealer

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

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