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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...

2014-01-16 23:28:51

Managing discovery and review costs starts with a proactive approach to information management. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Today, Jordan Lawrence, an Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Alliance Partner, along with law firm Kean Miller LLP announced they will sponsor a January 23rd ACC CLE luncheon on a proactive approach to information management. The presentation will feature Rebecca Perry, Director of Professional Services at Jordan Lawrence, a leading provider of...

2014-01-16 23:02:28

AIIP and PIUG have signed a Memorandum of Understanding featuring reciprocal member pricing on conference registration to lower the barrier to independent professional success. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The Association of Independent Information Professionals (Baton Rouge, LA) and the Patent Information Users Group (Newark, DE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).The key feature of the agreement is that members of each group will receive special member pricing...

2014-01-16 08:21:59

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skye Petroleum, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SKPO) is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Bossier City, Louisiana. Billy Joe Edwards, who brings almost 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, will be joining Skye Petroleum as its Executive Vice President of Development. Edwards will lead this new office, which gives Skye Petroleum a closer location to better serve the markets in north Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi,...

2014-01-15 23:20:19

Startup Brings Businesses and Consumers More Closely Together, Faster Than Ever Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Seva Call (Save-A-Call) launches in Baton Rouge today to connect consumers to the right service professionals by phone. Seva Call is a free, algorithm-based, virtual concierge service that lets consumers compare top-rated, available businesses that work on the consumers’ schedule. Baton Rouge residents could risk spending hours researching and calling various service...

2014-01-14 23:02:20

The Louisiana State Police surprised Acadian Ambulance and Air Med with their elite Distinguished Service Award. The award is bestowed upon entities that are friends and comrades of the LSP and go above and beyond in serving their communities. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The Louisiana State Police have awarded Acadian Ambulance and Air Med with their elite Distinguished Service Award. The award is bestowed upon entities that are friends and comrades of the LSP and go above and beyond in...


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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