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Report: Food safety a growing problem

by Published: November 17,2009

Tags: Add new tag, federal agency, food safety

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS) has released its annual report on Household Food Security in the U.S., which revealed that in 2008, 17 million households, or 14.6 percent, were food insecure and families had difficulty putting enough food on the table at times during the year. This is an […] [...]

Midcontinent hires ERS for replanting

by Published: September 22,2009

Tags: Add new tag, environment, oil and gas

Ecological Restoration Services, LLC, (ERS) a subsidiary of Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC of Baton Rouge, La., has been awarded a contract by Midcontinent Express Pipeline LLC to provide post-construction restoration services. Terms were not disclosed. ERS will replant approximately 120 acres of disturbed wetlands along 285 miles of pipeline in Louisiana and Mississippi. Elliott Bouillion, […] [...]

Universities to present ‘belt-tightening’ plan

by Published: September 18,2009

Tags: Add new tag, education

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Within a month, Mississippi’s eight public universities will finalize plans of action to cut back on the cost of textbooks, increase energy efficiency on campus and consolidate back office operations. Cost-savings plans in a dozen key areas were presented to the Board of Trustees of the State Institutions of Higher Learning at […] [...]

Barbour to hold small business summit

by Published: September 11,2009

Tags: Add new tag, small business, state government

JACKSON — Two major issues with a huge impact on Mississippi’s small businesses will take center stage Sept. 16 as Gov. Haley Barbour holds a Small Business Forum at the Jackson Convention Complex. The forum is scheduled from 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. and will focus on healthcare and energy as well as an announcement of a […] [...]

Cardiologists using new tools

by Published: August 20,2009

Tags: Add new tag, healthcare reform

HATTIESBURG — Interventional cardiologists at Forrest General Hospital are using three new innovative devices to treat patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Hattiesburg Clinic physicians Ben Rester, M.D., Randel Smith, M.D., Craig Thieling, M.D., and Robert Wilkins, M.D., who are all board-certified interventional cardiologists, began using these devices to treat patients with severe PAD. This […] [...]

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