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2014-06-24 23:18:06

Lafayette Parish School System Selects BenchPrep to Bring Technology to the Classroom (and the Cloud) Lafayette, Louisiana (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 BenchPrep is pleased to announce that the Lafayette Parish School System (LPSS) has selected BenchPrep to provide digital courses for college readiness and ACT preparation for the 2014-2015 school year. The online program will launch in August of this year and will be offered to all high school juniors in the district. The partnership reinforces...

2014-06-23 16:21:57

NEW ORLEANS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of Integrys Energy Group, Inc. ("Integrys" or the "Company") (NYSE: TEG) to Wisconsin Energy Corporation ("Wisconsin Energy") (NYSE: WEC). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of Integrys will receive only $18.58 in cash and 1.128 Wisconsin Energy common shares for...

2014-06-20 23:07:51

Hiscall Inc. will be exhibiting at the Mid-South Sign Association’s Annual Convention and Tradeshow July 23rd-26th. MSSA’s event, held in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a time for educational seminars, exhibits and networking events. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Hiscall Inc. will be exhibiting at the Mid-South Sign Association’s Annual Convention and Tradeshow July 23rd-26th. MSSA’s event, held in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a time for learning, entertainment and networking. Educational...

2014-06-18 23:01:35

Rising deaths from heroin overdose in Louisiana prompted change in policy. Denham Springs, LA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 On Friday, May 30, 2014, Governor Bobby Jindal signed into law a bill which increased the penalties for repeat offenders guilty of heroin distribution from 50 years to 99 years. This a complete reversal of the sentencing reform that Louisiana Legislature passed a few years ago which had actually lowered the penalty for heroin distribution from a life sentence to 50 years....

2014-06-16 16:27:02

NEW ORLEANS, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of tw telecom inc. ("TW" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: TWTC) to Level 3 Communications, Inc. ("Level 3") (NYSE: LVLT). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of TW will receive only $10.00 in cash and 0.70 shares of Level 3 common stock for each share of TW common stock...

2014-06-13 20:21:18

BATON ROUGE, La., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Men, women and children of all ethnicities, ages 16 and above. WHAT: PITCH PERFECT 2 casting invites all PITCH PERFECT fans to participate as crowd extras for a live performance taping that will be featured in the upcoming film. You must register and be confirmed to be allowed on set. **Register at www.pitchperfect2live.com.**...

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...

2014-06-10 23:16:16

The event will feature Coast 2 Coast CEO Lil Fats as well as celebrity guest judges. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Coast 2 Coast LIVE announces the New Orleans Edition, June 11, 2014, bringing together celebrity judges and industry professionals including DJs, Producers, A&Rs and more. Coast 2 Coast LIVE provides major artists and indie artists alike an opportunity to network and perform for prizes. Artists can submit to perform during this event at Coast 2 Coast LIVE. Coast...

2014-06-10 12:33:33

ATLANTA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific today announced it has completed the acquisition of a chip mill in Bernice, La., from Hunt Forest Products, Inc., headquartered in Ruston, La., for an undisclosed price. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030425/PAPLOGO "We view this acquisition as a long-term investment that expands our access to wood and fiber supply in the region," said Mike Adams, senior vice president of sourcing for Georgia-Pacific. "The Bernice chip...

2014-06-09 23:04:51

Free Admission to a Day of Fun and Learning sponsored by NE Delta HSA’s Women and Children’s Services Monroe, LA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA) Women and Children’s Services announces today a Health Fair at Forsythe Park, 2300 Sycamore Street in Monroe, on Saturday, June 14 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. “We are calling on our primary health care providers and those who serve children and adolescents throughout northeast...


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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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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