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2014-09-19 08:23:04

$15,000 going to environmental nonprofits BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land today announced that Matt Thomas was selected as Louisiana's 2014 Cox Conserves Hero. As his nonprofit of choice, The University Lakes Improvement and Preservation Association (TULIPA) will receive $10,000. Thomas helps preserve Baton Rouge's lake system to provide a safe, healthy and beautiful setting for local citizens and visitors to enjoy....

2014-09-05 12:22:59

LOGAN, Utah, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YESCO Electronics has manufactured and installed a state-of-the-art video system for Louisiana State University Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge. The displays are part of the expansion of the historic 90-year-old stadium. The video upgrades will be turned on for the Tiger's home opener against Sam Houston State on September 6, 2014. "LSU is pleased to bring a new visual experience to Tiger Stadium with the high-definition imagery of the new...

2014-09-04 16:22:30

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Scott Tozier, senior vice president and chief financial officer, and Matt Juneau, senior vice president and president, Performance Chemicals, will present at the Credit Suisse Basic Materials Conference on September 17, 2014 in New York, New York. The format of the conference will include a general session with a formal presentation and live webcast to begin at 1:30 p.m. ET and...

2014-09-03 12:36:35

ATLANTA, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, in a surprise unveiling Tuesday, filled the home presented to single mom Kimberly Lofton and her daughters with furniture including three bedrooms, a living room, a dining room, a TV and computer, and a fully-stocked pantry as part of Warrick Dunn Charities (WDC) Homes for the...

2014-09-02 08:23:22

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) today announced the successful completion of the previously announced sale of its antioxidant, ibuprofen and propofol businesses and related assets to SI Group, Inc. The transaction includes manufacturing sites in Orangeburg, South Carolina and Jinshan, China. Certain applications and technical support capabilities located in Shanghai, China and Baton Rouge, Louisiana were also included in the...

2014-08-27 20:20:53

BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Luke Kissam, president and CEO, and Matt Juneau, senior vice president and president, Performance Chemicals, will present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference at 10:00 a.m. ET on September 9, 2014 in Boston. The format of the conference will include one general session with a formal presentation to begin at 10:00 a.m. ET and one-on-one discussions...

2014-07-29 20:22:21

BATON ROUGE, La., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Scott Tozier and Senior Vice President and President, Performance Chemicals Matt Juneau will present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference in New York, N.Y. on August 13. The format of the conference will include a 25-minute formal presentation to begin at 12:30 p.m. ET with 1x1 discussions scheduled throughout the...

2014-07-24 08:29:34

KATY, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Sports + Outdoors (Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced it will open a store in Denham Springs, Louisiana, just outside of Baton Rouge. The new store, located at the northwest corner of Juban St. and I-20, is part of the Juban Crossing retail development and will add 150 new jobs to the area. Academy also announced the renewal of its multi-year partnerships with the New Orleans Saints and LSU...

2014-07-22 16:22:41

BATON ROUGE, La., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique collaboration between catalyst researchers from Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), Delft University of Technology, Haldor Topsoe, FEI Company and Leiden Probe Microscopy has led to ­­­an innovative new method for studying catalyst dynamics under actual operating conditions. The process uses a technique called high-resolution electron microscopy to monitor changes in the catalyst structure during the catalytic process....

2014-07-14 16:21:55

BATON ROUGE, La., July 14, 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 October 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business as of September 15, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111129/MM14279LOGO About AlbemarleAlbemarle Corporation, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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