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2014-07-25 23:00:54

Harbor VIllage Florida reports on Louisiana recognizing dangers of synthetic marijuana. USA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As reported by the New Orleans Advocate in the article Use of Dangerous Synthetic Marijuana Increasing (7/3), the state of Louisiana has recently seen a large increase in people using synthetic marijuana, more so even than cocaine. Officials believe the increase is due to a misconception that the drug is safe because it's a “form” of marijuana. However, both doctors...

2014-07-24 08:29:34

KATY, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Sports + Outdoors (Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced it will open a store in Denham Springs, Louisiana, just outside of Baton Rouge. The new store, located at the northwest corner of Juban St. and I-20, is part of the Juban Crossing retail development and will add 150 new jobs to the area. Academy also announced the renewal of its multi-year partnerships with the New Orleans Saints and LSU...

2014-07-23 16:22:14

NEW ORLEANS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The World Trade Center of New Orleans (WTCNO) CEO Dominik Knoll welcomed Jack Gerard, President and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute (API) for a special luncheon program on July 17 at the Westin Canal Place Hotel. The special event was hosted by the WTCNO Energy Committee with support from the Tulane Energy Institute. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/129699 Gerard spoke passionately about the need for strong...

2014-07-22 16:22:41

BATON ROUGE, La., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique collaboration between catalyst researchers from Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), Delft University of Technology, Haldor Topsoe, FEI Company and Leiden Probe Microscopy has led to ­­­an innovative new method for studying catalyst dynamics under actual operating conditions. The process uses a technique called high-resolution electron microscopy to monitor changes in the catalyst structure during the catalytic process....

2014-07-16 23:01:12

Fenstermaker leaders specializing in pipeline services are scheduled to attend and exhibit at the Safety Conference from July 21-25. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Fenstermaker’s chief experts in pipeline, energy and regulatory services are gearing up to attend the annual Pipeline Safety Conference later this month in New Orleans, Louisiana. Steve Leblanc, the company’s Pipeline Market Leader, will be joined by John Fenstermaker, Vice President of Survey, and Jane Fournet, Environmental...

2014-07-15 08:21:58

Combination Will Have Leading Positions Across Four High-Growth, High-Margin Businesses BATON ROUGE, La. and PRINCETON, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) and Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ROC) announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Albemarle will acquire all outstanding shares of Rockwood in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $6.2 billion. This combination reflects both companies' commitment to...

2014-07-14 23:04:14

Last month Bromell Agency officially launched the new recreational vehicle section of their website. The webpage features more detailed information on how clients can protect and insure all recreational vehicles, including motorcycles, RVs, ATVs, and boats in the state of Louisiana. Ruston, LA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Last month Bromell Agency officially launched the new recreational vehicle section of their website. The webpage features more detailed information on how clients can protect...

2014-07-14 16:21:55

BATON ROUGE, La., July 14, 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 October 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business as of September 15, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111129/MM14279LOGO About AlbemarleAlbemarle Corporation, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of...

2014-07-10 16:21:49

HOUSTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caprock Oil, Inc. (OTC: ROKO.OB) has announced the completion of the Heins #4H well in the Bloomington Field in Victoria County, Texas. The Bloomington Field is a normally pressured water drive field in the Frio oil trend in Victoria County that was initially discovered in 1947. Caprock has a 10 percent non-operated working interest in a horizontal redevelopment project which encompasses about 300 gross acres in the field. The Heins #4H well...

2014-07-09 23:09:47

American Society of Anesthesiologists to Sponsor Hope For The Warriors Run New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Registration is now open for the New Orleans Run For The Warriors®, a 3-mile run and 1-mile walk to be held on Sunday, October 12, 2014 in New Orleans, LA. The New Orleans Run For The Warriors® is sponsored by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) as part of their national educational event, ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014. All proceeds from the race will benefit...


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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