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Corps: Budget cuts to affect management of lakes

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Budget cuts at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) will mean a reduction in operations and maintenance services that will be provided to public visitors at Corps-operated recreational facilities at Arkabutla, Enid, Grenada and Sardis lakes in North Mississippi. Recreational areas will remain open to the maximum extent possible; however, services such as mowing, cleaning and ...

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IHL still looking to cut costs at universities

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — A state College Board panel will recommend Mississippi’s eight public universities reduce energy consumption 30 percent by 2015. The efficiencies task force’s proposal, which will be presented to the full board when it meets Aug. 18-19, is among the options officials are considering to trim budgets, according to a published report in The Clarion-Ledger. “We felt that, ...

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Delta State: No plans to cut tenured faculty

CLEVELAND — The Delta State University Budget Committee (UBC) has released the findings and recommendations of its academic review to members of the president’s cabinet and the academic council. The nearly 100-page document is the culmination of an in-depth, year-long examination process. The UBC was formed in Aug. 2008 following the Mississippi Board of Trustees of the Institutions of Higher ...

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MSU lab gets new equipment, running up oil-spill tab

STARKVILLE — A new test method developed by State Chemical Lab scientists at Mississippi State University (MSU) for Gulf of Mexico seafood is expected to help protect the buying public and get commercial fishermen back to business. Lab personnel received a boost for the new method recently when Agilent Technologies Inc. donated a high-end mass spectrometer that analyzes seafood samples ...

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