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2009-08-17 12:25:00

BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineers and designers in the greater Southern Louisiana area are invited to a job fair Tuesday, August 18 and Wednesday, August 19 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Baton Rouge Marriott, 5500 Hilton Ave., Baton Rouge. ENERCON, an employee-owned engineering services firm with 900 employees and 25 years of power plant design, is looking for technical professionals interested in challenging engineering careers for operating and next generation...

2009-07-15 16:54:43

Police in Louisiana said a woman allegedly stabbed her female roommate for requesting she not walk around their apartment in the nude. The victim, whose name was not released, told Baton Rouge police Tanya McKnight became enraged after she was asked not to walk around naked and stabbed the victim in her face, neck and chest with a knife, the Baton Rouge Advocate reported Wednesday. McKnight allegedly told the victim during the attack she was going to kill her. Police said they recovered a...

2009-07-09 15:51:00

BATON ROUGE, La., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Providence announces an expansion in the Houston area by opening a new office in Houston, Texas. This expansion is driven by Providence's continued growth in Texas and the Gulf Coast. The new office will serve as a hub for providing services related to Environmental Consulting, Engineering, Planning, Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Staffing, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Insurance Adjustments, and Government Services. The Houston...

2009-06-24 22:39:00

Sean Ochinko capped a five-run sixth inning with a two-run single Wednesday, vaulting LSU to the NCAA baseball championship with an 11-4 win over Texas. The Tigers won their sixth national title, all of them coming in the last 18 years. The Longhorns had been trying for their seventh NCAA crown. LSU's victory came in the deciding game of a best-of-three series, which the Longhorns forced with a 5-1 victory Tuesday. The Tigers won the opener in 11 innings 7-6. Texas overcame a four-run deficit...

2009-06-19 20:25:46

Home runs by Blake Dean, Tyler Hanover and Ryan Schimpf powered LSU into the finals of the College World Series Friday with a 14-5 blasting of Arkansas. The game was delayed at the start for 2 ½ hours by rain, after which the Tigers pounded out 16 hits and scored in six different innings. Anthony Ranaudo got the win by working six shutout innings, giving up four hits and striking out five. LSU will take on either Texas or Arizona State for the NCAA championship in a...

2009-05-11 10:34:00

LSU BIOS program joins the Digital Arts Alliance BATON ROUGE, La., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pearson Foundation today announced plans to support, for the second year in a row, Louisiana State University's (LSU) Biology Intensive Orientation for Students (BIOS) program with scholarships and digital arts equipment. The 2009 class of Pearson Foundation Digital Arts Fellows will use video cameras to document their experiences and pass them along to future program participants. Films from the...

2009-02-24 23:23:40

Marcus Thornton scored 32 points Tuesday, powering No. 18 LSU to an 81-75 win over Florida and at least a share of the SEC regular-season title. Garrett Temple added 21 points and seven rebounds for the Tigers (24-4, 12-1 SEC), who improved to 19-1 on their home floor this season. LSU has also won 12 straight over SEC opponents. Walter Hodge had 16 points to lead for Florida (21-7, 8-5). Alex Tyus added 15 points for the Gators.

2009-02-10 11:14:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Metro City Redevelopment Coalition, Inc. (MCRC) and AAmagin Property Group, LLC of Baton Rouge, La. are pleased to announce the grand opening of Melrose PepperMill Apartments II, which will be officially introduced with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. and ceremony at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13, 2009 in Baton Rouge. Melrose PepperMill Apartments II, which is located at 6747 Renoir Ave., is a 29-unit affordable housing project in the East Melrose...

2009-01-26 07:00:00

While Building Boom Declines in Some Regions, These Markets Remain Stable, According to New Reports from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that while expansion plans in many regions of the country have halted because of the economic downturn, strong health system sectors in Buffalo, N.Y., and Baton Rouge, La., are positioning hospitals in these markets to not only...

2008-10-06 18:00:36

Baton Rouge General, its parent General Health System and PHNS Inc. today announced a new three-year agreement under which PHNS will provide information technology (IT) staffing and related services to Baton Rouge General and General Health System. PHNS has provided IT services to Baton Rouge General and General Health System since July 2000. The new contract is effective October 1, 2009. "We are pleased to work with our long-term IT service provider, PHNS," said Dionne Viator, Senior...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.