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2014-07-15 12:21:13

Upcycling Project Will Transform 43 Acres of Used Leather Seats DALLAS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today the launch of LUV Seat: Repurpose with Purpose, a global sustainability initiative to upcycle 43 acres of used leather seat coverings into new products that will benefit communities by providing employment, skills training, and donated products. For more information on the project, visit www.swamedia.com/luvseat or visit Nuts About...

2014-07-01 12:20:41

Southwest Vacations Offers up to $200 off Select Travel Packages to New Destinations: Aruba, Jamaica, and The Bahamas DALLAS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Employees of Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today launched an international future for America's largest domestic airline* by inaugurating service to three Caribbean destinations from three of its US gateway cities. Southwest Airlines' first international departure, Flight 1804 from Baltimore/Washington to Oranjestad, Aruba,...

2014-06-30 12:22:14

DALLAS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Smith, currently Southwest Airlines' Vice President of Ground Operations, is being promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations, overseeing Technical Operations, Ground Operations, and Cargo and Charters. Jack is an industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, joining Southwest from AirTran Airways, where he served as Senior Vice President of Customer Service. His aviation career includes leadership roles in Ground...

2014-06-24 23:14:26

Southwest Indiana highlights the latest economic developments over the past few months and shows how momentum is building to transform the region. Evansville, IN (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Typically viewed as a place where down-to-earth and practical approaches to life are woven in its residents’ DNA, the Midwest shuns the limelight preferred by flashier locales. Recent economic and community developments in Indiana’s great Southwest though may put that predilection to an end. Over the...

2014-06-11 20:20:24

TORONTO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the "Company") today announced its fiscal 2015 first quarter results for the period ended April 30, 2014. Robert Gannicott, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer stated: "A year on from our purchase of the Ekati operation, we continue to improve ore production and recoveries as we develop new ore sources. The receipt of full operating permits for the Lynx open pit development in less than a...

2014-06-09 12:20:40

Airport/ Airline celebrate with all day #CAKFab4 gate party for Customers GREEN, Ohio, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Let's twist and shout because Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), just converted four more destinations and added flights from Akron-Canton Airport (CAK)! Southwest, the busiest airline operating out of CAK, now offers eight daily nonstop flights from the airport. Destinations with new or additional Southwest service from Akron-Canton include Boston (Logan), New...

2014-06-06 12:20:53

DALLAS, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) proudly shows its dedication to the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) community through its recognition of Gay Pride Month in June and its support of LGBT-focused community partnerships throughout the year. "Southwest Airlines has a unique Culture based on respect, recognizing the value of all our Employees, the importance of our Communities, and dedicated service to our Customers," said Ellen...

2014-05-28 12:21:05

DALLAS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced mobile boarding passes are now available for Customers traveling throughout the United States. Today's announcement marks the completion of the domestic rollout of the technology that will make getting through the airport quicker and greener. With the airline's mobile boarding passes, Customers can use their smartphones or other electronic devices to get through security checkpoints and to board...

2014-05-22 12:20:49

DALLAS, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) - Southwest Airlines announced this week that Captain Craig Drew has been named Vice President Flight Operations. In his new role, effective June 2, Drew will be responsible for the airline's flight operations functions, which include 10 Pilot Bases nationwide, Crew Scheduling, and the Flight Training Center. "Craig has a strong vision and energy for Leading Southwest's Flight Operations into the future," said...

2014-05-19 12:22:01

Hometown Carrier Extends into the Community with a Southwest Porch DALLAS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today unveiled its newest Southwest Porch in conjunction with a partnership with Klyde Warren Park. Southwest Airlines created a fun, branded location in front of the Relish food window on the corner of Olive and the westbound side of Woodall Rogers. "Southwest Airlines is Dallas' hometown airline, and we invest in all the communities we serve....


Latest Southwest Reference Libraries

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2009-04-28 14:57:48

Gastrolobium minus or Broad-leaved Brachysema, a member of the Fabaceae family is an indigenous shrub of Southwest Australia. While many members of the Gastrolobium genus are poisonous, the toxicity of this plant is unknown. It grows to just over 3 feet wide featuring oblong leaves that are deep green on top and a smooth bottom and rust colored flowers. The plant grows best in well drained soil and a slight shade and is often used as a ground cover or in container gardens. Photo...

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2009-04-28 14:53:34

Gastrolobium praemorsum, a member of the Fabaceae family, is indigenous of Southwest Australia. It features crimson pea-flowers and is found most commonly between Geographe Bay and Albany in Australia. While many members of the Gastrolobium family are poisonous, the toxicity of this plant is unknown. Originally assigned to the Brachysema genus, in 2002 it was reassigned to the Gastrolobium family. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2009-04-28 14:38:51

Gastrolobium melanopetalum, a member of the Fabaceae family, is an indigenous shrub of Southwest Australia. Growing up to 10 feet in height, it features narrow leaves measuring 0.5 - 2.33 inches in length and .15 to .8 inches in width. Deep purple hanging pea-flowers bloom in spring and summer. This shrub grows in dense vegetation near waterways. While many members of the Gastrolobium family are poisonous, the toxicity of this plant is unknown. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2009-04-28 14:34:26

Gastrolobium celsianum,also known as the Swan River Pea, is a member of the Fabaceae family and is indigenous to Southwest Australia. Many species of this family are poisonous, but the toxicity of this tree is unknown. It can grow up to approximately 3 feet tall and nearly 10 feet wide. It features vibrant red tubular flowers and glossy green leaves with silvery undersides. The Swan River Pea grows in sandy or rocky soils along waterways. It is tolerant of a wide range of soils and...

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2009-04-17 14:22:38

Zinnia is a genus of 20 species of annual and perennial plants in the Asteraceae family. This is a plant of scrub and dry grassland found in an area stretching from the American Southwest to South America, but primarily Mexico. The most familiar species from this genus is Zinnia elegans. It was originally found in Mexico and is considered a hot climate plant. The leaves of Zinnia plants are usually stalkless, with shapes ranging from linear to oval. They are pale to mid-green in color....

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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