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2014-07-09 23:07:04

Collaboration brings technology leaders together resulting in a user friendly geographic information system (GIS) solution for assessors and parish residents. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Bob Miller, Product Development Lead for Map Analyst at Fenstermaker, recently announced the addition of a new Pictometry interface to Map Analyst that brings advanced technology and communications to end users. According to Miller, “Fenstermaker is the first company in Louisiana to implement a...

2014-07-09 16:22:23

BATON ROUGE, La., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, announced today that it reconfirms its commitment to enter the market with commercial quantities of GreenCrest, a polymeric fire safety solution based on technology licensed from Dow Global Technologies LLC, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, for use in expanded (EPS) and extruded (XPS) polystyrene foam applications....

2014-07-02 23:09:35

Cellsense®, the leading name in cell phone contraband detection for prisons, is used by East Baton Rouge Parish Prison in Louisiana in their efforts to combat smuggled inmate cell phones. Lisle, IL (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Cellsense®, the leading name in cell phone contraband detection for prisons, is used by East Baton Rouge Parish Prison in Louisiana in their efforts to combat smuggled inmate cell phones. The Advocate reported on 6-14-14 in “Prisons crack down on contraband...

2014-06-26 23:12:41

InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance Member Louisiana Controls Puts School on Top in the Battle of the Buildings Baton Rouge, La (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Claiborne Elementary School in Baton Rouge, La., has won the Energy Star National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings, sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Louisiana Controls Inc., a Baton Rouge-based member of the InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance, completed upgrades to the school’s facility...

2014-06-26 12:23:38

Program honors volunteers, donates $15,000 to environmental nonprofits BATON ROUGE, La., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is accepting nominations for volunteers in Cox's service areas in Acadiana, Baton Rouge and New Orleans who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. Nominations are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com through 5 p.m. on July 1. A total of $15,000 will be donated to local...

2014-06-13 20:21:18

BATON ROUGE, La., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Men, women and children of all ethnicities, ages 16 and above. WHAT: PITCH PERFECT 2 casting invites all PITCH PERFECT fans to participate as crowd extras for a live performance taping that will be featured in the upcoming film. You must register and be confirmed to be allowed on set. **Register at www.pitchperfect2live.com.**...

2014-06-03 23:06:58

The Louisiana Capital City to Enhance Its Methods of Collecting Tree and Address Data NORCROSS, Ga. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Hexagon Geospatial announces that the City of Baton Rouge, La., is implementing Mobile MapWorks to help enhance the process for tracking trees on public property, as well as cataloging address data for use in emergencies, public notifications and collecting taxes. Mobile MapWorks is a downloadable iOS and Android app for viewing, editing and updating field asset...

2014-06-03 12:25:39

Program honors volunteers, donates $15,000 to environmental nonprofits BATON ROUGE, La., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, today launched Louisiana's 2014 Cox Conserves Heroes awards program. Nominations are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com for volunteers in Cox's service areas in Acadiana, Baton Rouge and New Orleans who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. A total of $15,000 will be donated to local...

2014-05-15 12:25:47

New natural gas plant will add up to 25 megawatts of peak demand by 2015 BATON ROUGE, La., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Louisiana, LLC signed a 10-year commercial and contractual agreement with PennTex North Louisiana, LLC to supply up to 25 megawatts of electric power to PennTex's Lincoln Parish plant near Arcadia, La., beginning in March 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120913/MM74349LOGO In March 2014, PennTex announced plans to construct a natural gas...

2014-05-13 16:23:27

BATON ROUGE, La., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.275 per share. The dividend is payable July 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business as of June 13, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111129/MM14279LOGO About Albemarle Albemarle Corporation, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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