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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...

2014-09-04 16:22:30

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Scott Tozier, senior vice president and chief financial officer, and Matt Juneau, senior vice president and president, Performance Chemicals, will present at the Credit Suisse Basic Materials Conference on September 17, 2014 in New York, New York. The format of the conference will include a general session with a formal presentation and live webcast to begin at 1:30 p.m. ET and...

2014-09-03 16:28:12

U.S. Forensic Firm of Metairie, LA, has been honored with a recognition by New Orleans CityBusiness in its selection of "Top 100 Private Companies." METAIRIE, La., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the August, 2014 issue of New Orleans CityBusiness published by New Orleans Publishing Group, L.L.C., U.S. Forensic Firm was selected for the following honor: "Top 100 Private Companies"...

2014-09-02 08:23:22

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) today announced the successful completion of the previously announced sale of its antioxidant, ibuprofen and propofol businesses and related assets to SI Group, Inc. The transaction includes manufacturing sites in Orangeburg, South Carolina and Jinshan, China. Certain applications and technical support capabilities located in Shanghai, China and Baton Rouge, Louisiana were also included in the...

2014-08-29 12:23:04

Project Launches Yearlong Environmental Conservation and Restoration Initiative NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 29, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, in partnership with the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) and Audubon Nature Institute, conducted an all-day wetland restoration project at the Audubon Louisiana Nature Center. The event launched "CITGO Caring for Our Coast," a yearlong environmental conservation and restoration campaign in coastal regions....


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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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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