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2014-09-09 23:06:38

New Orleans-based, member-managed angel fund will focus on investing in the Gulf Coast region’s emerging and legacy core competencies New Orleans, La. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 South Coast Capital Management, the administrator of South Coast Angel Fund, a member-managed angel capital fund that has successfully invested in multiple entrepreneurial, early-stage companies in Louisiana and the Gulf Coast community, announces the launch of South Coast Angel Fund II. The Fund is actively...

2014-08-18 16:21:50

GALVESTON, Texas, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It seems that every week brings another story of U.S. Coast Guard or other Gulf Coast maritime law enforcement giving chase to foreign fishermen who have snuck into U.S. waters to fish illegally. Foreign illegal fishing in the Gulf, mostly by Mexican crew in boats called lanchas, is a persistent - and alarming - problem, say authorities from Gulf Coast states and the federal government. The urgency of the issue brought...

2014-08-16 23:00:08

500 companies were measured by revenue; the Business Observer ranked Medi-Weightloss® number 273. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 Physician-supervised weight loss brand, Medi-Weightloss® is proud to announce its inclusion in the Business Observer’s annual Gulf Coast 500 ranking. Known as The One That Works, Medi-Weightloss® has over 70 locations in the United States and internationally in Dubai. Medi-Weightloss® is expanding through its franchise opportunity, a...

2014-08-07 16:23:42

Schedules conference call for August 8, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern DALLAS, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) ("Alon") today announced results for the second quarter of 2014. Net loss available to stockholders for the second quarter of 2014 was $(7.5) million, or $(0.11) per share, compared to net income available to stockholders of $11.5 million, or $0.17 per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net loss available...

2014-07-30 08:25:46

SAN ANTONIO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO, "Valero") today reported net income from continuing operations attributable to Valero stockholders of $651 million, or $1.22 per share, for the second quarter of 2014 compared to $463 million, or $0.84 per share, for the second quarter of 2013. For all periods shown in the accompanying tables, the results of operations reflect the Aruba refinery as discontinued operations. Valero recognized $63 million...

2014-06-23 16:23:57

Resort boasts new name and upgraded amenities including a renovated casino, new restaurants and the addition of an entertainment lawn and boardwalk BILOXI, Miss., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer on the Gulf just got a little bit hotter this year as Harrah's Gulf Coast heats up the action with the introduction of a new place to play on the Coast. Country superstar Darius Rucker helped the resort usher in a new look and name as he played to a crowd of 17,000 as the inaugural...

2014-06-04 16:21:55

More than $47 Million Invested Across Gulf Coast in 2013 to Ensure Strong Service NEW ORLEANS, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather.com predicts 10 named tropical storms, five hurricanes and two major hurricanes for the Atlantic Ocean in 2014 and anticipates two storms to make landfall in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140122/CG51044LOGO Verizon Wireless invested more than $47 million across the Gulf Coast from Lake Charles to the Florida Panhandle, last year to...

2014-05-01 16:25:26

Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend DALLAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) ("Alon") today announced results for the first quarter of 2014. Net income available to stockholders for the first quarter of 2014 was $0.8 million, or $0.01 per share, compared to net income available to stockholders of $54.2 million, or $0.86 per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net income available to stockholders of $4.2 million, or...

2014-05-01 16:25:18

Declares Quarterly Cash Distribution DALLAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alon USA Partners, LP (NYSE: ALDW) ("Alon Partners") today announced results for the first quarter of 2014. Net income for the first quarter of 2014 was $42.2 million, or $0.68 per unit, compared to net income of $93.5 million, or $1.50 per unit, for the same period last year. The Board of Directors of Alon USA Partners GP, LLC, the general partner of Alon Partners, declared a cash distribution for the...

2014-04-29 08:25:56

SAN ANTONIO, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO, "Valero") today reported net income attributable to Valero stockholders of $828 million, or $1.54 per share, for the first quarter of 2014 compared to $654 million, or $1.18 per share, for the first quarter of 2013. First quarter 2014 operating income was $1.4 billion versus $1.1 billion in the first quarter of 2013. Increases in operating income in the refining and ethanol segments were partly...


Latest Gulf Coast Reference Libraries

Cumulus Clouds And Their Development
2012-07-16 11:04:21

Cumulus clouds are white in appearance and are formed when warm moist air near the earth’s surface is forced aloft by day time heating. Cumulus clouds are usually associated with nice weather, however if they continue to grow and get more moisture and instability with them they can turn into Towering Cumulus and CB clouds which would change the weather to increase the chance of seeing thunderstorms. Cumulus clouds are typically associated with being found ahead of the cold front and also...

2012-06-14 07:29:48

Symbol: YULO Group: Monocot Family: Agavaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   YUARP Yucca arkansana Trel. var. paniculata McKelvey   YUFR Yucca freemanii Shinners Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, LA, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

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2012-06-18 02:40:30

Symbol: ELCE Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N PR    N VI    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, FL, LA, MS, NC, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division...

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2012-06-18 04:15:45

Symbol: CYAN5 Group: Dicot Family: Asclepiadaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CYPA15 Cynanchum palustre (Pursh) A. Heller   LYPA4 Lyonia palustris (Pursh) Small Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

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2007-02-13 10:40:23

The Four-lined Skink, Eumeces tetragrammus, is a member of the skink family Eumeces. It occurs in northern Mexico and along the Mexican Gulf coast and in western and central Texas. They prefer lightly wooded areas, rocky areas, and grasslands. There are two subspecies; The Long-lined Skink and the Short-lined Skink. The Long-lined skink is gray to light brown in color and has light stripes from the eyes extending to beyond its forelegs. The Short-lined skink is darker in color and has...

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