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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,...

2014-01-24 12:20:17

New car and commercial truck dealers and manufacturer executives from across the globe convene in the Big Easy for four-day event NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 22,000 new-car and -truck dealers, including nearly 1,500 attendees from more than 40 countries, and executives from across the industry will convene in New Orleans this weekend for the 2014 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Expo. The NADA convention, considered the...

2014-01-23 23:00:41

The Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation honored the Acadian Companies at their fourth annual Honoring Upper Lafayette Success Stories luncheon yesterday. The award was accepted by Richard Zuschlag, Acadian CEO and chairman. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation honored the Acadian Companies at their fourth annual Honoring Upper Lafayette Success Stories luncheon yesterday. The award was accepted by Richard Zuschlag, Acadian CEO and...

2014-01-22 16:29:18

First, second and third grade classrooms to receive interactive technology. LAFAYETTE, La., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students at Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Lafayette soon will use new, interactive technology to enhance their learning, thanks to a partnership between the Supriya Jindal Foundation for Louisiana's Children and the Verizon Foundation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/CG51044LOGO) The school will receive three interactive whiteboard systems...

2014-01-20 23:24:07

75,000 square feet of furnished class A office space available for sublease. New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 The largest contiguous Class A office tower space for sublease in New Orleans' CBD is now available, according to Robert Hand, president of Louisiana Commercial Realty, who is co-marketing the office space with Maria McLellan, Associate Broker of Corporate Services with Gulf States Real Estate Services, LLC. The space encompasses four full floors at 1250 Poydras...

2014-01-20 23:03:08

A recent incident off the coast of Louisiana highlights the importance of safety measures on vessels and offshore drilling rigs, maritime attorney Matthew Shaffer says. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 A recent incident off the coast of Louisiana highlights the importance of safety measures on vessels and offshore drilling rigs, maritime attorney Matthew Shaffer says. A crewman on a supply ship off the Louisiana coast lost his foot in an accident Jan. 9, according to the Houston...


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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