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2014-08-27 12:34:08

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21(st) Century consortium (ELPA21) has chosen Questar Assessment, Inc. to produce a field test to collect information that will be used to guide the development of its first English Language Proficiency (ELP) Assessment. ELPA21, a consortium of 11 states -- Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington, and West Virginia -- is...

2014-08-26 23:04:16

The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP), the only U.S. organization devoted to the professional advancement of the hazardous materials management field, brings together leading hazardous materials professionals for its 2014 National Conference in New Orleans, LA from August 24-27, 2014. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP), the only U.S. organization devoted to the professional advancement of the hazardous...

2014-08-22 23:09:19

A Tangible Healthcare Model that Demonstrates How Sometimes Limited State and Federal Government Resources Can be Best Used to Meet Specific Needs in Our Local Communities Monroe, LA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 NE Delta HSA has continued the coordination of behavioral health service initially conducted by the US Department of Defense (DOD) Innovative Readiness Training program (IRT), a national initiative that supports the needs of underserved communities with licensed medical professionals...

2014-08-22 23:01:53

SEAA is proud to announce the 2015 seminar is returning to New Orleans, LA. (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The Board of Directors of Southeast Acquirers Association, Inc., is proud to announce that the 2015 SEAA Seminar will return to New Orleans, LA. The show is scheduled for April 20-22, 2015, at the New Orleans Marriott, located at 555 Canal Street. “The Marriott is a perfect location for enjoying the New Orleans experience,” said Martin Drake, completing his final term as SEAA President,...

2014-08-22 12:24:39

ESSENCE Communications, the State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans Announce 5-Year Contract Extension for the ESSENCE Festival(TM) NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ESSENCE Communications President Michelle Ebanks announced an extended agreement with the State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans to host the ESSENCE Festival (TM) through 2019. "We are so pleased to extend our partnership with the State of Louisiana and City of New Orleans for another...

2014-08-22 12:22:04

Proposal to Lower the Standard Would Jeopardize Manufacturing Expansion WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Chemistry Council (ACC) Vice President of Regulatory & Technical Affairs Michael Walls today testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee minority briefing in Lake Charles, La. regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) anticipated proposal to lower the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone. The...

2014-08-21 12:25:35

This exhibition series entitled "Lucky 7s" will be Yu's first of seven shows, celebrating her 77th birthday SHREVEPORT, La., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York based artist Marlene Tseng Yu presents her 70(th) solo exhibition "Purple Swamp & Nature Abstraction" beginning September 25, 2014 at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum in Shreveport, Louisiana. This will be her first show of the exhibition series the "Lucky 7s" in celebration of her 77(th) birthday during September....

2014-08-21 08:25:11

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Friends of the Cabildo, support organization for the Louisiana State Museum, will host the 28th Annual Ghostly Galavant Weekend Fundraisers, October 25-26 and 31. The three-day event offers Ghostly Galavant Tours, Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26 and Ghostly Galavant Eat, Drink and Be Scary Costume Party, Halloween, Friday October 31. Ghostly Galavant Tours, October 25-26 will depart every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., each...

2014-08-20 23:02:03

SEAA is proud to announce the 2015 seminar is returning to New Orleans, LA. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The Board of Directors of Southeast Acquirers Association, Inc., is proud to announce that the 2015 SEAA Seminar will return to New Orleans, LA. The show is scheduled for April 20-22, 2015, at the New Orleans Marriott, located at 555 Canal Street. “The Marriott is a perfect location for enjoying the New Orleans experience,” said Martin Drake, completing his final term as SEAA...

2014-08-19 23:13:36

Lafayette, Louisiana Foundation Announces Multiple Donations to a Diverse Group of Organizations Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The Handley Family Foundation, the philanthropic division of Michael and Schanda Handley’s privately owned companies, has announced recipients of contributions for Summer 2014. A report from the Board of Directors shows that recipients include Samaritan’s Feet, Games of Acadiana, the Young Leadership Council, and 24 Hours of Booty. The mission of the...


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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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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