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8 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

Ocean Springs' Kay Baggett `a unique combination'

When Kay Baggett passed away Saturday at the age of 67, Ocean Springs lost a piece of its soul, because if there was anyone who was uniquely Ocean Springs, it was Kay Baggett.

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Related Topix: Ocean Springs, MS, Greenwood, MS, Education Etc., Pascagoula, MS, Opinion

12 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

How Woodpecker Bodies Cushion Collision Impact On Bird Brains

Woodpeckers are some of the most industrious birds in nature. Their intense tapping -- all an elaborate effort to procure food -- can happen as rapidly as 20 pecks per second, with each strike transmitting a seemingly brain-rattling force of up to 1,200 times the force of gravity at Earth's surface.

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Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley

17 hrs ago | Fox News

Scientists tap tech to reveal dinosaur egg secrets

Inside the geology department at Mississippi State University, one man is on a mission to see exactly what's inside a rock -- but this is no ordinary rock.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

21 hrs ago | News Max

Methane Plumes Leaking Through Atlantic Ocean Floor: Study

Methane plumes were recently found in vast numbers off the Atlantic coast during a recent survey, overhauling previously held notions about what's under the ocean floor.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science

Yesterday | The Miami Herald

MSU's renovated stadium will be ready for kickoff

Mississippi State University Athletics Director Scott Stricklin says the freshly renovated stadium is ready for Saturday's kickoff against Southern Mississippi.

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Related Topix: Mississippi

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

MSU, NOAA, Liquid Robotics team up to improve hurricane forecasting

Mississippi State University and NOAA are partners with a California robotics firm in a research project to help improve hurricane intensity forecasting.

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Related Topix: Liquid Robotics

Newms360.com

Longtime vet tech turns organizational skills into business

At age 15, she took a job at All Animal Hospital in Tupelo as a kennel worker, assistant, receptionist - whatever needed to be done.

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Related Topix: Tupelo, MS, Wedding

Scientific American

Hundreds of Methane Plumes Spotted on Sea Floor

Bubble streams off the U.S. East Coast could be methane-rich ices warming and releasing the potent greenhouse gas Plumes of bubbles streaming from hundreds of newly discovered sea-floor seeps between North Carolina and Massachusetts are likely to contain methane and could be adding as much as 90 tonnes of the planet-warming gas to the atmosphere or ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hatteras, NC, Geology, Science, Oceanography

Sun Aug 24, 2014

SFGate

Analysis: Book takes fresh look at Miss. history

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Mississippi

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

MSU parents warn others of new LSD type drug circulating

Two Mississippi State University students are recovering after their parents say the two smoked marijuana that they believe was laced with something very dangerous.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Madison, MS

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

That 'little ol' band from Texas' headed to the Triangle Oct. 30

ZZ Top - from left, Dusty Hill, Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard - will be in concert Oct. 30 on the campus of Mississippi State University.

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Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, Mississippi State, MS

Times Post

NMMC Physician Shadowing Program

Participating in North Mississippi Medical Center's Physician Shadowing Program, July 7-25, were, front row, from left,Allyson Parker of Houston, Mississippi State University; Elise Friloux, Tupelo, MSU; Catherine Dilgren, Sugarland, Texas, MSU; Kacie Harris, Tupelo, Blue Mountain College.

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Related Topix: Houston, MS, Blue Mountain College, University of Virginia, Puckett, MS

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Jennifer Seal, Tonia Moody named to administrative positions at PRCC

Pearl River Community College has announced Dr. Jennifer Seal as the new vice president for planning and institutional research and Tonia Moody is director of admissions and records.

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Related Topix: Kiln, MS, University of Southern Mississippi, Hancock County, MS, Poplarville, MS, Picayune, MS

Deltafarmpress

Mississippi peanut field days scheduled in September

Jason Sarver, Mississippi State University assistant Extension/research professor and state peanut specialist; Alan Henn, MSU professor of entomology and plant pathology; and Jeff Gore, associate Extension research professor at the Delta Research and Extension Center, will meet with growers at three Mississippi Peanut Growers Association field days ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Entomology, Science, Lucedale, MS, Monroe County, MS, Hamilton, MS

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Business brief: Neely recognized

Carolyn Neely of the Food and Nutrition Department has been selected by her peers as the Employee of the Quarter at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point.

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Related Topix: Neely, MS, Life, Food, Nutrition, West Point, MS

Commercial Dispatch

Business brief: Mitchell retired

Lyndia Mitchell has retired from the Columbus Municipal School system following a 36-year career as a librarian at Franklin Academy Medical Science and Wellness School.

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Related Topix: Mississippi University for Women

Deltafarmpress

Prepping for grain sorghum harvest: a few reminders

"Ideally, we want to put out a harvest aid at physiological maturity," said Erik Larson, Mississippi State University Extension grain specialist, at the Aug. 13 Late Season Crops Field Day at the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Traci Forrest, Katie Hoggatt, Alison Howell, Kevin Jackson and...

Traci Forrest, CPA, has been promoted to senior manager. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MS

Mississippi Business Journal

Zack Harrington joins Mississippi State University fundraising team

Zack Harrington has joined the Mississippi State University fundraising team as assistant director of development for the university's College of Business.

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Times Post

CDF lands Carl Small Town Center help

When Chickasaw County community leaders contacted Mississippi State University's Carl Small Town Center, they wanted to discuss ways to connect the Tanglefoot Trail to downtown Houston and the Natchez Trace Parkway.

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Related Topix: Houston, MS, Chickasaw County, MS, US National Parks, Natchez Trace Parkway

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