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6 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

Agriculture Economists Help Mississippi Farmers Select Crop Insurance

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Southern Gardening: Annual flowering vinca deserves garden space By Gary Bachman

Vinca Mediterranean Hot Rose has a low-growing, spreading growth habit that makes it ideal for hanging baskets or a colorful ground cover.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Poplarville, MS, Crystal Springs, MS

Sunherald.com

Reeves will speak at manufacturing summit

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves will be the keynote speaker Wednesday at the Manufacturing Summit at Mississippi State University, according to a release from his office The event is a collaboration by the American Home Furnishings Alliance, Franklin Furniture Institute and Mississippi Manufacturers Association.

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Newms360.com

Our Opinion: Cutting federal school funding not realistic

Schools have enough problems dealing with chronic state underfunding, with the Legislature having met the legal requirement for support of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program only twice in this century.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi, Jones County, MS, University of Mississippi, Opinion

Mississippi Business Journal

MSUa s Gilbert named finalist for Austin Peay presidency

Mississippi State University provost and executive vice president Jerry Gilbert is a finalist for the president of Austin Peay State University.

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

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Newms360.com

Universities receive second set of bonds

The state's eight public universities received during the just-completed 2014 legislative session their second year of a three-year commitment of bonds to finance long-term construction projects.

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Related Topix: Mississippi State, MS, University of Mississippi

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Times Post

James Patterson

James Robert "Jim" Patterson, 83, died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.

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Related Topix: Tupelo, MS, Shannon, MS, Okolona, MS, Chickasaw County, MS, US Military, US Army

Newms360.com

Our Opinion: Earth Day brought many new attitudes

Across campuses nationwide - including the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University - students and scientists are gearing up this weekend for the 44th annual celebration on April 22 of Earth Day, the iconic American observance marking a milestone in the environmental and sustainability movements, now reaching worldwide.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, Blue Springs, MS, Opinion

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Gilbert named finalist for Austin Peay's top position

Mississippi State University Provost and Executive Vice President Jerry Gilbert was named one of four finalists for Austin Peay State University's top post's upcoming vacancy.

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

Commercial Dispatch

'Pirates of Penzance' concludes Theatre MSU's 50th season

Mississippi State University Professor Emeritus Wayne Durst and his wife and longtime MSU faculty member Betty "Jo" Durst will be honored following Theatre MSU's April 24 opening night performance of "The Pirates of Penzance."

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Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera, Arts

Commercial Dispatch

Community Calendar for the week of April 20, 2014

Fairview Baptist Church, 127 Airline Road, Columbus, presents this unique music and drama event depicting the Easter story.

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Related Topix: Columbus, MS, Underground Railroad, World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, Mississippi State, MS, Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera

Washington Times

Parker honored by community college Hall of Fame

Jackie Parker, a Jones County Junior College athletic star from 1950-1952, has been selected for induction into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Mississippi State, MS

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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

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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