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Florida, Michigan advance to championship series

...series starts today.Michigan won its only national title in 2005, when it became the first program east of the Mississippi River to win it all.And, though most of the talk heading into the tournament was focused on the SEC's five qualifiers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-31/florida-michigan-adv
Georgia post to give Vietnam vets homecoming they never had

...campaigns against the North Vietnamese. During the Vietnam War, Fort Stewart - now the largest Army post east of the Mississippi River - was a training school for helicopter pilots and gunners.Chaffee said some Vietnam vets, still bitter about how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/georgia-post-give-vietnam-vet
Memphis Pyramid seeks former glory with new Bass Pro Shops

...and concerts in 2004.The 32-story structure, with its sleek, angular exterior and prime location along the Mississippi River, has sat largely unused for 11 years, a symbol of the fate of obsolete architectural curiosities such as Houston's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2015-04-30/memphis-pyramid-seeks-former
Mayor offers surprising lunch invitation

...neat."Parker eventually begins to accept that trying to stop the drug trade is similar to trying to dam up the Mississippi River with a shovel. Every time they took out one organization, there were five more ready to take its place because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-03-14/mayor-offers-su
Shepard an 'old guy' amidst younger competition

...continued success when the 36th annual Augusta Futurity begins Monday. The largest cutting horse show east of the Mississippi River runs through Saturday, Jan. 24, featuring eight official events, along with the Area 18 Youth Scholarship Cutting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/futurity/2015-01-16/shepard-old-guy-amidst-y
USC Aiken Extra Innning Bull Riding returns to Augusta

...only," event organizer Kenny Thomas said. "There's no other like it. It's the best bull riding east of the Mississippi River. It's absolutely amazing how it's grown and how it has kept its popularity. It's like it kicks the year off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/futurity/2015-01-16/usc-aiken-extra-innning-
Furniture Row Racing enjoys its out-of-the-way location in Denver

...cross-country drives every year.The team is based in Denver, and it has no plans to set up shop east of the Mississippi River, team general manager Joe Garone said."There are some benefits, being away from the hub," Garone said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-01/furniture-row-racing-enjoy
Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle

...vast majority of the U.S. were allowed to go no faster than 65 or 70 mph.But 14 states, mainly west of the Mississippi River, now have speed limits of 75, 80, even 85 mph in part of Texas. Some of those states acted without consulting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/big-rigs-often-go-faster-t
Mardi Gras revelry is intoxicating

...and only a dozen cost less than $300 a night.All 98 tent and RV sites at Bayou Segnette State Park, across the Mississippi River from New Orleans, are reserved for Fat Tuesday and the weekend leading into it, administrative coordinator Jill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-02-07/mardi-gras-revelry-intoxicating
Champions Club Roundup kicks off 36th annual Augusta Futurity

...Some of you have been to every one of them."The Augusta Futurity, the largest cutting horse show east of the Mississippi River, will be held Sunday through Saturday, Jan. 24, at James Brown Arena."The importance of the Augusta Futurity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/futurity/2015-01-13/champions-club-roundup-k