Mississippi Business Journal
Unity Summit to be held at MC Law
Threats to Americans' rights of free speech, misuse of the judicial system, and hate speech around the nation will be among the topics explored at the inaugural Unity Summit.
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The nation's weather
Rain and strong winds will persist for the Pacific Northwest on Thursday, while rain showers will continue spreading across the Southeast.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Charleston City Paper
The Grahams find inspiration along the Mississippi
When the husband-and-wife duo the Grahams were first beginning to craft their debut album Riverman's Daughter , they went on a 2,500-mile trek up and down the Mississippi River, from Minneapolis to the Louisiana delta, playing little juke joints.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Field & Stream
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You know that beer commercial that says sports-related superstitions are only weird if they don't work? Well, Lawson Boyte, 12, from Louisiana would agree.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Proposed Pike grain facility could boost area economy
A proposed grain elevator and barge loading facility on the Mississippi River near Pike Station could have a tremendous impact on the economy.
Construction Equipment Guide
'Stan The Man' Span Wraps Up Early, Under Budget in Mo.
One of the biggest challenges on the job was the construction of the 1,500-ft. span which is supported by towers 400 ft.
12-year-old boy snags 114-pound catfish
Twelve-year-old Louisiana boy catches 114-pound catfish. MONROE, La., March 2 -- A 12-year-old boy caught a record 114.1-pound catfish in the Mississippi River in Louisiana.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Mississippi Business Journal
Lawmakers believe disaster assistance will help oyster, crab industry
U.S. Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker say they are optimistic that $10.9 million in disaster assistance awarded to Mississippi will help the state's commercial oyster and blue crab industries recover from setbacks caused by flooding in 2011.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
ADM, Consolidated Grain Won't Buy Corn Containing Syngenta Trait
ADM, CONSOLIDATED GRAIN WON'T BUY CORN CONTAINING SYNGENTA TRAIT Feb. 26, 2014 BrownfieldAgNews reports: Several more U.S. grain handlers say they won't accept crops containing Syngenta's new GMO trait until major importers approve it.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
WWL-TV New Orleans
Crawfish prices at all-time high as many prepare for Carnival boils
But this year, Domingue said buying mud bugs for his annual boil on Bacchus Sunday means his wallet will take a hit.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Oil spill closes part of Miss. River in Louisiana
The Coast Guard says a 65-mile stretch of the Mississippi River is closed until further notice while crews clean up a More A Biloxi Police say a 65-year-old Mobile is man is still missing.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
NEWTrue Detective is, for once, a show that lives up to the intrigue of its trailers
Watching hypnotic crime mystery True Detective is like falling under the spell of a hallucinogenic, its plot as meandering as a paddle round an oxbow lake on the Mississippi River.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Site selection for new Louisiana Bridge moved up
No, as was stated, the kids only learned to react based on a limited, edited quote of a story without any support that what they were reacting to was accurate.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Tulane Offers Entrepreneurs $1M to Solve Oceans' "Dead Zones"
Tulane University announced on Monday that it would offer a $1M prize to any entrepreneurs, inventors or researchers that can come up with a market-driven solution to the "dead zones" that arise in the Gulf of Mexico, and elsewhere around th Dead zones are caused by hypoxia, a condition in which vast areas of water are depleted of oxygen and thus ... (more)
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Tulane Announces $1 Million Grand Challenge Prize For Solutions To "Dead Zones"
TULANE ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION GRAND CHALLENGE PRIZE FOR SOLUTIONS TO "DEAD ZONES" Feb. 19, 2014 Source: Tulane University news release Tulane University hopes to tap into the genius of entrepreneurs, researchers and inventors worldwide by offering a $1 million prize for the best solution to combat annual "dead zones" in the world's lakes and oceans.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
WWL-TV New Orleans
$1-million contest for solution to 'dead zones'
Many summers a so called "Dead Zone" appears in the Gulf of Mexico, an area with oxygen levels in the water so low marine life can't survive.
Tulane University Announces $1 Million Grand Challenge Prize for Solutions to "Dead Zones"
Tulane University hopes to tap into the genius of entrepreneurs, researchers and inventors worldwide by offering a $1 million prize for the best solution to combat annual "dead zones" in the world's lakes and oceans.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
KRCG-TV Jefferson City
Freezing rain overnight, slick roads Monday morning
An upper level wave over the High Plains Sunday night is working its way southeast giving us a mixed bag of precipitation overnight into Monday morning.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Hannibal MoDOT driver loves his job
MoDOT trucks drop hundreds of pounds of a special salt mixture know as "hot load" that helps melt large piles of snow quickly.
Tulane to announce $1 million prize for 'dead zones' solution on Monday
When nutrient-rich freshwater creates a layer atop the saltier Gulf waters, nitrogen and phosphorus feed huge algae blooms.