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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...

2014-06-17 00:20:49

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Landscape Architects has elevated 32 members to the ASLA Council of Fellows for 2014. Fellowship is among the highest honors the ASLA bestows on members and recognizes the contributions of these individuals to their profession and society at large based on their works, leadership and management, knowledge, and service. The 2014 class of new Fellows will be recognized at the 2014 ASLA Annual Meeting &...

oatmeal keeps you full
2014-06-11 03:30:08

Pollock Communications Study finds that 150 calories of instant oatmeal provides greater satiety than equal calories of ready-to-eat oat cereal New research published in the Nutrition Journal reveals that calorie-for-calorie, even a serving of instant oatmeal is more filling than a ready-to-eat (RTE), oat-based cereal. Researchers found that eating a bowl of instant oatmeal for breakfast is more satiating and helps to manage hunger better than the same amount of calories from a leading...

2014-03-25 23:22:22

Saving Seafood Analysis Finds Author's Connection to the Sustainable Management of Atlantic Menhaden is Factually Inaccurate and Hyperbolic Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 A recent article on activist news website TakePart, "Yes, Shrimp Gelatin Is a Real Thing, and It Could Save a Lot of These Tiny Fish," by Alison Fairbrother of the Public Trust Project, discusses an innovative study by a Louisiana State University (LSU) researcher that recycles unused shrimp to...

2013-12-30 23:22:40

A study could pave way for further research and new state laws designed to reduce cell phone and texting-related car and truck crashes, says Louisiana personal injury attorney James Wattigny of the James Wattigny Law Firm. New Iberia, LA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Recent studies conducted by Louisiana State University College of Engineering shed light on the dangers of texting while driving and a number of other potential safety hazards, according to James Wattigny, a distracted driving...

2013-11-12 23:22:44

The Biomedical Research Foundation is now operating the LSU Hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, Louisiana. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 SC&H Capital, an investment banking and advisory firm focused on middle market and growth companies, served as the exclusive financial advisor to Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport (“LSUHSC-S” or the “Company”) in its public/private partnership with the Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest...

2013-10-16 23:34:17

Louisiana State University in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books Launches Online Language Learning Resource Transparent Language Online. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA), in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of Transparent Language Online, the most complete language-learning solution available anywhere. Transparent Language is a highly regarded and...

2013-08-29 10:06:03

Cements status as one of the world’s leading ornithological institutions An international team of researchers coordinated by ornithologist Bret Whitney of the LSU Museum of Natural Science, or LSUMNS, recently published 15 species of birds previously unknown to science. The formal description of these birds has been printed in a special volume of the “Handbook of the Birds of the World” series. Not since 1871 have so many new species of birds been introduced under a single cover, and...


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.