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2014-09-16 23:12:26

Leading Clarinol CLA powder retailer, BQuick Nutrition, announces new branded materials, intended to help educate consumer on the benefits of Conjugated Linoleic Acid. Madisonville, Louisiana (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 BQuick Nutrition is pleased to announce new branding and packaging for one of its most popular products - BQuick BURN Clarinol CLA Powder. The new packaging has been designed to educate the general public about the many benefits of the product when it comes to weight...

2014-09-16 23:10:26

New Line Medical has made bulky, confusing cholesterol screening supplies a thing of the past thanks to its new product: New Line Medical Universal Cholesterol Screening Kits. Lafayette, Louisiana (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 New Line Medical is proud to announce the launch of an amazing new product for corporate wellness programs and wellness events: the New Line Medical Universal Cholesterol Screening Kit. “In the past, cholesterol screening was a big hassle for wellness events because...

2014-09-16 16:23:46

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) today announced that it has set a date for a special meeting of its shareholders to consider and vote on the issuance of Albemarle shares of common stock in connection with its proposed acquisition of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ROC). The Albemarle special meeting will be held on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 8 a.m. Central Standard Time at the company's headquarters located at 451 Florida Boulevard,...

2014-09-16 12:21:52

Addition of third flight to Austin gives customers access to nine daily flights between LA and Texas LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will launch twice-daily nonstop service from Los Angeles to San Antonio, Texas, beginning April 7, 2015. The San Antonio service complements Delta's daily service from Los Angeles to Dallas, which launches Nov. 3, and the addition of a third daily flight between Los Angeles and Austin, Texas, beginning Nov. 2. All flights...

2014-09-15 08:24:59

KOKTEBEL, Crimea, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Koktebel Jazz Party international festival, which is underway in Crimea, has become one of the biggest cultural events in Russia and has attracted musicians from all over the world The Koktebel Jazz Party festival, organized by Rossiya Segodnya and supported by Russia's Culture Ministry, has become the largest international cultural event in Crimea. The best jazz groups from Russian regions, Brazil, the United...

2014-09-11 23:10:10

Peer Support Center expansion continues throughout NE Louisiana Monroe, LA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 NE Delta HSA is expanding its innovative behavioral health and primary care integration work by including Peer Support programs in its innovative business model. This model actively promotes the development of integrated primary and behavioral health services to better address the needs of individuals with mental health and substance use conditions, whether seen in specialty behavioral...

2014-09-11 23:05:35

Jenni Schindler, P.E., of Fenstermaker’s New Orleans office, has earned her professional license to add to her already impressive resume. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Fenstermaker is pleased to announce the advancement of a valued team member who recently passed the State’s formal exam and review process to earn the designation of Louisiana Professional Engineer. Ms. Jenni Schindler, P.E., is a Water Resources Engineer and a Hydraulic and Hydrodynamic Modeler in the...

2014-09-11 16:22:06

Company's efforts help attract nearly $21 billion in projects to Gulf South, potentially creating more than 9,200 jobs NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) has been named one of the nation's Top 10 utilities in economic development for 2013 by Site Selection magazine. The company was chosen for its efforts to help attract nearly $21 billion in projects, which could result in as many as 9,200 jobs across its four-state service territory of...

2014-09-08 12:33:53

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced that the company is seeking applicants to fill nearly 160 jobs in Louisiana. The positions will be primarily focused on retail, technician and customer service jobs and are a result of AT&T's continued investment in Louisiana. Between 2011 and 2013, AT&T invested approximately $1.2 billion in its Louisiana wireless and wired networks. The most critical area of need is the technician position....

2014-09-05 12:23:56

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 5. 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Trade Center of New Orleans (WTCNO) and the Louisiana Consular Corps have produced two new informational tools designed to help local and international businesses all over the United States to explore mutually beneficial business relationships and access Louisiana-based career and honorary consuls as well as national references who will assist with business development efforts. A country by country economic data booklet has been...


Latest Louisiana Reference Libraries

Kisatchie National Forest
2013-11-22 11:56:26

Kisatchie National Forest is located in northern areas of Louisiana and is the only national forest in that state. This national forest was established in 1930 by Hoover, thanks to the influence of Caroline Dormon, a preservationist and botanist, and the Louisiana Forestry Department. It is separated into five ranger districts known as Calcasieu, Caney, Catahoula, Kisatchie and Winn districts and protects the Kisatchie Hills Wilderness. The Calcasieu district is located in the southern...

Difference Between Onshore And Offshore Flow
2012-07-16 11:34:51

Onshore flow describes the movement of any weather feature moving towards the shore. The most common weather features that are affiliated with onshore flow are Hurricanes and the daily sea breeze. What happens with a hurricane is the Northeast side of the storm will produce winds out of the Southeast to South which will force the ocean water (Storm Surge) towards the coast along with all the extensive precipitation shields. Another feature is known as the Sea breeze. The sea breeze happens...

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2012-06-14 07:50:06

Symbol: VILU Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, KS, LA, MO, MS, NM, NV, OK, TX, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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2012-06-14 07:50:08

Symbol: VILUL2 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   VIEX Vicia exigua Nutt.     VILEO2 Vicia leavenworthii Torr. & A. Gray var. occidentalis Shinners     VILUL3 Vicia ludoviciana Nutt. var. laxiflora Shinners     VILUL8 Vicia ludoviciana Nutt. var. ludoviciana   vetch   VILUT Vicia ludoviciana Nutt. var. texana (Torr. & A. Gray)...

2012-06-14 08:21:09

Symbol: TRLU2 Group: Monocot Family: Liliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:LA, MS Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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