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2014-06-03 12:25:39

Program honors volunteers, donates $15,000 to environmental nonprofits BATON ROUGE, La., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, today launched Louisiana's 2014 Cox Conserves Heroes awards program. Nominations are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com for volunteers in Cox's service areas in Acadiana, Baton Rouge and New Orleans who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. A total of $15,000 will be donated to local...

2014-06-02 16:25:18

NEW ORLEANS, June 2, 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 American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust, Inc. ("ARC" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: HCT) to Ventas, Inc. ("Ventas") (NYSE: VTR). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of ARC will receive either $11.33 in cash or 0.1688 shares of Ventas common stock for each share of ARC...

2014-06-02 08:33:16

DAYTON, Ohio, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMG Engineering Inc. is now able to provide structural engineering solutions in the great state of Louisiana. We are happy to introduce you to the AMG Project Managers who are now licensed by the state of Louisiana as Structural Engineers. Scott Feller, Vice-President of AMG, has extensive knowledge of the engineering world and has served in a variety of positions making him well versed for any situation. His professional expertise includes...

2014-06-02 04:20:39

Services within the charter fishing industry available immediately NEW ORLEANS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishfishme, Inc., today announces that it will now call New Orleans, Louisiana home as it enters the US market. Founded in 2012, Fishfishme aims to make the charter fishing industry more accessible than ever before and allows consumers to find and book charter fishing trips around the world using its online platform at Fishfishme.com. Fishfishme currently offers its services...

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...


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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