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2014-05-30 23:03:15

Traditional and emerging industries are growing in Louisiana. A highly productive and motivated workforce, low taxes, unrivaled infrastructure and logistics, a pro-business climate and the nation's best workforce recruitment and training program provide a competitive advantage. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 During its Spring 2014 Conference in New Orleans, ITRA Global hosted a CEO guest panel consisting of top executives from GE Capital Technology Center, Spear Point LLC, and...

2014-05-29 23:07:57

Last year, there were at least forty-four deaths of children in vehicles; thirty-nine of which have been confirmed as heatstroke and five of which, based upon the known circumstances, are most likely heatstroke as well. To combat these fatal accidents, Pop-A-Lock has become the only locksmith and security corporation in the United States and Canada to provide emergency door unlocking services for children stranded in cars free of charge. Lafayette, Louisiana (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 With the...

2014-05-28 08:23:33

NEW ORLEANS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell Oil Company has once again sponsored CHILDREN AT RISK to take a deeper look at high school performance in math and science education. Each year, CHILDREN AT RISK ranks the top STEM High Schools when ranking the Top High Schools across Texas. This year, in recognition of Shell's large demand for a skilled STEM workforce in Louisiana, Georgia, Pennsylvania, and Texas, CHILDREN AT RISK has ranked the Top 10 STEM High Schools in Louisiana....

2014-05-22 23:15:30

Northeast Delta HSA and Community Leaders Open Dialogue to Discuss Solutions in Mental Health, Addictive Disorder and Developmental Disability Services at Community-Wide Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, May 27; Health Fair to Follow Town Hall Meeting Monroe, LA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA) is announcing today a Town Hall meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 27, at the Louisiana Center Against Poverty (LACAP) in Lake Providence, Louisiana....

2014-05-22 12:23:07

Company Puts Response and Communication to the Test with Hurricane Scenario NEW ORLEANS, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for the upcoming hurricane season, hundreds of Entergy employees across the company's utility service territory recently engaged in an intensive storm drill. The drill tracked a fictional hurricane and its potential impact on the Entergy service territory. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120913/MM74349LOGO Following Hurricane Katrina, Entergy adopted the...

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...


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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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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