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mis i si pee

  • n  a major North American river and the chief river of the United States; rises in northern Minnesota and flows southward into the Gulf of Mexico
  • n  a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
News & Articles

  • Mississippi River economic trade centers form alliance
    ACROSS MISSISSIPPI- The Mississippi World Trade Center has entered into a new alliance with other world trade centers along the Mississippi River. The group will says in a press release that its mission will be “promoting the stakeholder interests of the world’s greatest waterway.”
    June 14, 2013 - Mississippi Business Journal
  • Mississippi banks show strength with top Bauer ratings
    Highlighting the strong stability of Mississippi’s banks, Bauer Financial has awarded five-star “Superior” ratings to over half of the state’s banks for their first-quarter performance, including two of the largest banks — Hancock Bank and Trustmark Bank.
    June 14, 2013 - Mississippi Business Journal
  • Mississippi marks 50th anniversary of Medgar Evers' death
    By Therese Apel JACKSON, Mississippi (Reuters) - Mississippi marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Medgar Evers on Wednesday by focusing on his accomplishments of voter registration drives, boycotts and demonstrations rather than his death. Evers, the first Mississippi field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, was shot ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Barack Obama in Stars and Stripes (blog)
    I asked Ray Mabus, the Secretary of the Navy, a former governor of Mississippi, and a son of the Gulf, to develop a long-term Gulf Coast Restoration Plan as soon as possible,Obama said. "The plan will be designed by states, local...
  • Tony Hayward in Wall Street Journal
    Having grown up in Mississippi, Bob has a deep appreciation and affinity for the Gulf Coast, and believes deeply in BP's commitment to restore the region,Mr. Hayward said of Mr. Dudley.
  • John McCain in ABC News
    I believe that it's very possible that we can get an agreement so that I have time to fly to Mississippi,McCain told Charlie Gibson.

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