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2014-05-19 20:22:32

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The decision to obtain a juris doctorate (J.D.) degree requires a considerable investment of time and financial support. For many applicants, that decision can be infused with additional challenges based upon Law School Admission Test (LSAT) scores and undergraduate Grade Point Averages (GPA). The LSAT score and undergraduate GPA have long served as traditional indicators of an applicant's potential to succeed in law school. As...

2014-05-18 20:20:09

NEW ORLEANS, May 18, 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 DIRECTV ("DIRECTV" or the "Company") (NADSAQ: DTV) to AT&T (NYSE: T). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of DIRECTV will receive only $95.00 per share of DIRECTV common stock that they own, comprised of $28.50 per share in cash and $66.50 per share in AT&T...

2014-05-16 23:01:35

Numerous studies linking obesity to OSA have dentists attending dental continuing education courses with Sleep Group Solutions, to learn screening and treatment methods for snoring and sleep apnea patients. New Orleans Dental Sleep Medicine lecture is on July 11-12th with Dr. George Jones. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 According to the Trust For Americas Health, Louisiana is home to some of Americas most obese adults, coming in at 34.7 percent, while the national average is 27.6...

2014-05-16 23:01:23

The “Join the Movement” Statewide Tour Launches On May 20; Partnership between The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living and WWOZ New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The Healthier Air for All Campaign, an initiative of The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL), has partnered with WWOZ, a non-profit community-supported radio station in New Orleans, to host a statewide concert tour. The “Join the Movement” Tour is a six-city tour to promote the importance of...

2014-05-16 12:21:05

Coalition Calls on Congress to pass the WRRDA as Soon as Possible WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Fairness Coalition today was very pleased with the announcement of the conference agreement on a WRRDA that establishes annual target appropriations levels for increased spending of funds from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) leading to full use of HMTF funds by 2025. Barry Holliday, Chairman of the Harbor Maintenance Trust...

2014-05-15 12:25:47

New natural gas plant will add up to 25 megawatts of peak demand by 2015 BATON ROUGE, La., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Louisiana, LLC signed a 10-year commercial and contractual agreement with PennTex North Louisiana, LLC to supply up to 25 megawatts of electric power to PennTex's Lincoln Parish plant near Arcadia, La., beginning in March 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120913/MM74349LOGO In March 2014, PennTex announced plans to construct a natural gas...

2014-05-14 23:06:44

WCRI's 25-state study, Interstate Variations in Use of Narcotics 2nd Edition, will give public officials, employers, worker advocates, and other stakeholders the ability to examine interstate variations and trends in the use of narcotics and prescribing patterns of pain medications in the workers’ compensation system. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 A new study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) found that the amount of narcotics used by an average injured...

2014-05-13 16:23:27

BATON ROUGE, La., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.275 per share. The dividend is payable July 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business as of June 13, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111129/MM14279LOGO About Albemarle Albemarle Corporation, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of...

2014-05-13 12:21:48

TORRANCE, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grambling State University (GSU) awarded James Colon, vice president of African American Business Strategy at Toyota Motor Sales, Inc., an honorary doctorate degree at its 2014 Spring Commencement ceremony, Friday, May 9. It is the most prestigious degree the historically black university offers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/86870 Grambling recognized Colon for his commitment to diversity in the automobile industry and...

2014-05-12 23:02:37

Scott McCue, Executive Chef at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel, has been selected to compete in this year’s Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off. McCue is the only Acadiana chef that will be featured at the prestigious event later this month. Charenton, LA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Scott McCue, Executive Chef at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel, has been selected to compete in this year’s Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off. McCue is the only Acadiana chef that will be featured at the prestigious event later this...


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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