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2014-02-05 08:31:59

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Scott Tozier will present at the Morgan Stanley Chemicals Corporate Access Day in New York, NY between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. (ET) on February 13, 2014. The format will consist entirely of one-on-one and small group meetings. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO ) The presentation will be made available on...

2014-02-04 16:31:48

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael A. Fitts, dean and Bernard G. Segal Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named the 15th president of Tulane University. Fitts will begin his term on July 1, when current President Scott Cowen retires after 16 years of service. "After an exhaustive national search, which attracted many incredibly talented candidates, we found the individual who is uniquely qualified to guide, inspire and lead Tulane," Board...

2014-01-31 23:33:25

Baton Rouge Drug Rehab helps people looking to stop using alcohol and drugs through no-cost consultations. Call (888) 444-9148 for an appointment. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 A Baton Rouge drug rehab is announcing that its doors are open for alcohol and drug addiction services to adults and adolescents through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Statistics from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reveal that "the number of past year initiates of LSD aged 12...

2014-01-31 23:02:07

The conference will provide the perfect opportunity for ITRA Global executives to learn more about what makes New Orleans and Louisiana business-friendly. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 ITRA Global, one of the largest real estate organizations devoted to the representation of corporate tenants and occupiers of commercial real estate, has announced that the ITRA Global 2014 General Conference will be held April 4 – 6, 2014 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in The French Quarter, New...

2014-01-28 20:21:37

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal Dooley, President and CEO of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), issued the following statement regarding President Obama's State of the Union address: "As President Obama embarks on his 'year of action,' we hope he will remember that promoting innovation is one of the most effective ways to grow our economy, create opportunity and transform society. The President can demonstrate his support for America's innovators and...

2014-01-27 23:28:32

For most motorists, road closures and icy bridges are an inconvenience; but for police, fire and EMS agencies, they are a major challenge. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 For most motorists, road closures and icy bridges are an inconvenience; but for police, fire and EMS agencies, they are a major challenge. When icy weather was predicted for Acadian Ambulance’s service areas, the company immediately began implementing its emergency plan. Having served Louisiana residents for...

2014-01-27 23:03:18

LA Tech Connect, March 9, 2014, to Feature 20 Leading Companies Advancing the Tech Community in Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Top technology companies from all over Los Angeles are joining forces during the largest convergence of tech of the year, at the third annual LA Tech Connect event on March 9, 2014 from 12pm - 6pm. The event, a follow up to last year’s ‘Silicon Beach Sunday Funday,’ was created by LA-based communications firm, Radix Collective, to draw...

2014-01-25 12:20:09

NADA predicts 16.4 million U.S. light vehicles sales in 2014 NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Increasing home values, residential housing construction and rising employment are key factors that will drive the U.S. economy this year, says Steven Szakaly, chief economist of the National Automobile Dealers Association. "These factors are also critical to maintaining the pace of auto sales growth, which has been an integral part of the economic recovery," said...

2014-01-24 23:01:37

Superheroes are defined as fictional characters possessing extraordinary or superhuman powers – but don’t tell that to 59-year-old cardiac arrest survivor Keith Myers. (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Superheroes are defined as fictional characters possessing extraordinary or superhuman powers – but don’t tell that to 59-year-old cardiac arrest survivor Keith Myers. At a reunion held Jan. 21 in Jennings, La., with representatives of Acadian Ambulance, Jennings Fire Department, American...

2014-01-24 23:01:14

Louisiana cardiologist Dr. Umesh Patel is bringing his decades of expertise to the DoctorsElite healthcare network. Gulfport, MS (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 DoctorsElite, a site that helps patients around the United States locate doctors by diagnosis, treatment, and specialty, has announced that Dr. Umesh Patel, a Lacombe, Louisiana cardiologist, has added his own profile to the growing number of doctors using the site. Dr. Umesh Patel graduated from London University Medical School in 1979,...


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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