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2014-03-20 23:26:12

HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, today announced that Total Energy Solutions Co. LLC will be a new HIPOWER distributor for the state of Louisiana. This week, Total Energy Solutions completed an intensive 2-day training program with HIPOWER as part of the agreement. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, today announced...

2014-03-19 23:29:13

Loyola University New Orleans announced it is now offering a new scholarship that allows alumni to bestow friends, peers and family members $1,000 toward an eligible online graduate program. The Loyola University New Orleans Online Legacy Scholarship will be awarded to 50 alumni-nominated candidates who apply, are accepted and enroll in the Summer 2014 term. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Loyola University New Orleans announced it is now offering a new scholarship that allows...

2014-03-19 23:26:48

Summit Integration Systems (Summit), a leading provider of custom-designed integrated audio visual solutions, announces bid wins for the first time for Alabama Community College System’s Joint Purchase Agreement (JPA), a special pricing contract for all public colleges and universities in Alabama. The Summit pricing is 10 to 25 percent off list and includes audio visual equipment and integration services from over 20 brands including Biamp, Bosch, Chief, Da-Lite, Kramer, NEC, Panasonic,...

2014-03-17 23:21:56

Planet Beach, the first and only fully automated spa, is proud to announce its support of the “Skin Cancer Protection Ban” proposed legislation in Louisiana. This bill would no longer allow minors under the age of 18 to use UV tanning services, regardless of parental consent. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Planet Beach, the first and only fully automated spa, is proud to announce its support of the “Skin Cancer Protection Ban” proposed legislation in Louisiana. This bill...

2014-03-17 16:28:37

BATON ROUGE, La., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System welcomed Our Lady of the Angels Hospital located in Bogalusa as a new organization of the health system. The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System assumed the management and operations of the 98-bed hospital, formerly known as LSU Bogalusa Medical Center, to continue healthcare services and graduate medical education. More than 500 team members, 125...

2014-03-17 16:22:07

Project to Create 3,000 Construction Jobs in Southwest Louisiana THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE: CBI) and Chiyoda Corporation (TSE: 6366; ISIN: JP3528600004) today announced the joint venture between CB&I and Chiyoda International Corporation, a U.S. based wholly-owned subsidiary of Chiyoda, has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $6 billion by Cameron LNG, LLC (Cameron) to construct the Cameron Liquefaction Project in Hackberry,...

2014-03-13 16:23:39

BATON ROUGE, La., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it will host its 2014 Investor Day in Houston, TX on Thursday and Friday, May 15th and 16th. President and Chief Executive Officer Luke Kissam, along with other members of the company's leadership team, will provide an update on key business strategies that will drive earnings growth for the company. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111129/MM14279LOGO Thursday's events will...

2014-03-13 12:31:06

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Louisiana will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual...

2014-03-13 08:27:18

NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC, Donald J. Trump and Paula M. Shugart, president of the Miss Universe Organization, announced today that the 2014 MISS USA(®) Competition will air LIVE from Baton Rouge, Louisiana on NBC Sunday, June 8 (8-11 p.m. ET) from The Baton Rouge River Center. "Since the inception of its Film Commission in 2007, the city of Baton Rouge has quickly become a filming destination for the entertainment industry," says Trump. "There has been an astounding...

2014-03-12 23:31:59

HORNE LLP partners with the Louisiana Hospital Association to present a one-day workshop called “Real Healthcare Reform: Improving Quality” on March 18, 2014. Ridgeland, MS (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 HORNE LLP partners with the Louisiana Hospital Association to present a one-day workshop called “Real Healthcare Reform: Improving Quality” on March 18, 2014. This workshop teaches providers the meaning of improving quality and reducing costs by using proven data analytics technology and...


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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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.