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  Louisiana Travel
The state of Louisiana is conveniently organized into five distinct regions, each offering a different experience.
In the Southeast corner of Louisiana, at the toe of the pirate's boot, lies the Greater New Orleans region and the city of New Orleans -- undoubtedly one of the most talked about, sung about and written about cities in the western world.
The history of Louisiana truly comes to life in Plantation Country, located in the Southeastern region of the state.
www.louisianatravel.com   (437 words)

  Louisiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Atakapa in southwestern Louisiana in Vermilion, Cameron, Lafayette, Acadia, Jefferson Davis, and Calcasieu parishes.
Louisiana's French settlements contributed to further exploration and outposts, concentrated along the banks of the Mississippi and its major tributaries, from Louisiana to as far north as the region called the Illinois Country, around Peoria, Illinois and present-day St.
Spanish is spoken by 2.5% of the population, Vietnamese is at 0.6% and German is at 0.2%.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Louisiana   (4039 words)

On Aug. 29, 2005, Louisiana was hit by Hurricane Katrina, devastating New Orleans, and killing hundreds elsewhere in the state, particularly in the parishes of Jefferson and St. Bernard.
Louisiana: Bibliography - Bibliography Louisiana's distinctive life and customs have been portrayed in the works of G. Atlas: Louisiana - Facts on Louisiana: flags, maps, geography, history, statistics, disasters current events, and international relations.
Louisiana's newest capital crime: the death penalty for child rape.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108219.html   (536 words)

 Louisiana Secretary of State Elections Division - Voter Registration Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Louisiana statutes require you to be registered 30 days prior to an election to be eligible to vote in that particular election.
Louisiana mails a verification mailing card to verify the address you have provided when registering by mail.
If you live in Louisiana and intend for this to be your legal residence, you are a Louisiana resident.
www.sos.louisiana.gov /elections/elect-regist.htm   (1240 words)

 Louisiana.gov - The official website of the State of Louisiana
In 2006, Governor Kathleen Blanco and the Louisiana Legislature enacted a bill, which authorized a refundable income tax credit for the Louisiana Cit....
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality received a certificate of recognition acknowledging the agency's role in radiation....
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is seeking recipients for the Gulf Guardian Award.
www.state.la.us   (0 words)

 Louisiana News
Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco has booked television time this evening amid widespread speculation at the state Capitol that she plans to drop out of the governor's race rather than seek a second term.
Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, whose popularity plummeted after two hurricanes devastated Louisiana during her term, announced Tuesday that she will not seek re-election.
Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, whose reputation was scarred by her handling of Hurricane Katrina, announced Tuesday she will not run for re-election.
www.topix.net /state/la   (937 words)

 La DOTD - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Louisiana is in the process of implementing the national 511 telephone service for traveler information, with DOTD acting as the leading agency.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is a large agency with numerous field and headquarters personnel involved in a wide range of statewide transportation improvement programs.
Latitude for the State of Louisiana ranges from approximately 29 degrees north to approximately 33 degrees north; longitude ranges from approximately 89 degrees west to approximately 94 degrees west.
www.dotd.state.la.us /press/faq.asp   (5539 words)

 The Louisiana - The United States Mint
The Louisiana quarter, the third quarter of 2002 and eighteenth in the series, displays the image of Louisiana's state bird -- the pelican, a trumpet with musical notes, and the outline of the Louisiana Purchase territory, along with the inscription "Louisiana Purchase."
Dubbed the "greatest real estate deal in history" the Louisiana Purchase added thirteen new states to the Union, nearly doubling its size and making it one of the largest countries in the world.
The trumpet on the coin is a tribute to the state's heritage of jazz music, a genre heard and played by millions of enthusiasts around the globe.
www.usmint.gov /mint_programs/50sq_program/states/index.cfm?state=LA   (245 words)

 LSU Libraries -- Louisiana Federal Depository Library Plan (State Plan)t
The Federal Depository Library Program in Louisiana is part of a national depository library system in which certain libraries are designated to receive federal government information in all formats and to provide access to the residents of Louisiana in the most efficient method.
To ensure that residents of Louisiana have adequate access to federal government information, the Plan for Federal Depository Libraries in Louisiana ("the Plan") outlines common goals and objectives for all federal depository libraries in the state.
Representatives of Louisiana public libraries that are federal depository libraries shall elect their representative.
www.lib.lsu.edu /govdocs/laplan2.html   (3325 words)

Read the report Ranking Louisiana at the bottom in healthcare for 3rd year in a row.
Louisiana Ranks 2nd highest in the nation in DWI fatalities, Here is why there MUST be increased treatment if we are to find hope for reducing the deaths on our Highways:
Despite the vast impact this illness has had in Louisiana little has achieved in reducing harms and opening doors to recovery for those in need.
www.hopenetworks.org /LouisianaResources.html   (1002 words)

Situated in the Deep South, Louisiana, the "Pelican State," has a colorful history and was named in honor of King Louis XIV.
A strong French influence is still evident throughout the state--its capital city is named Baton Rouge, French for "red stick," because the French-Canadian explorer Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville visited the area in 1699 and observed a red cypress post.
Today the city of New Orleans is known for its Mardi Gras and jazz festivals.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/es/la   (85 words)

 Louisiana Recovery Authority
BATON ROUGE, La. -- In a major step toward rebuilding hurricane-ravaged South Louisiana the Louisiana Recovery Authority announced today it would be working with a team of nationally-recognized firms to help communities impacted by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita develop their long-term recovery plans.
Louisiana is expected to receive $2 billion to $4 billion in hazard mitigation funds resulting from damage from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
The Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation (LDRF), Louisiana's fund for Louisiana's people, has been established by Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco in order to support long-term family restoration and recovery and help provide assistance to our citizens in need through a network of Louisiana charities and non-profit agencies.
www.lra.louisiana.gov /pr_12_1_board.html   (655 words)

 Louisiana Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Louisiana (base map) JPEG format (452K) Parish boundaries and names, parish seats, rivers.
Louisiana (reference map) JPEG format (268K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
Louisiana (reference map) PDF format (196K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/louisiana.html   (1660 words)

 Louisiana Democrat wins House runoff, despite bribery scandal - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
With 71% of the precincts reporting, Jefferson, Louisiana's first fl congressman since Reconstruction, led with 57% of the vote over state Rep. Karen Carter, who had 43%.
The eight-term incumbent was forced into the runoff against Carter when he failed to win 50% of the vote in a crowded open multiparty primary.
Jefferson described his win as "a great moment and I thank almighty God for making it possible." He called for regional unity to focus on the hurricane recovery and in bringing back evacuees who are still scattered across the country.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2006-12-09-louisiana-jefferson_x.htm   (850 words)

 Louisiana: Facts, Map and State Symbols - EnchantedLearning.com
- Louisiana was named by the French explorer Sieur de La Salle in 1682 to honor King Louis XIV (14) of France.
Louisiana's official flag was adopted in 1912, one hundred years after Louisiana became a state.
A large fl-and-white printable of the flag of Louisiana.
www.enchantedlearning.com /usa/states/louisiana   (287 words)

 Division of Administration (DOA)
My staff and I are eager to work with you to build on the strengths of this great state.
We welcome your comments and ideas for moving this state forward and creating a Louisiana we can be proud of.
The Division of Administration is the central management and administrative support agency for the state of Louisiana.
doa.louisiana.gov /doa   (182 words)

 HERO - Home Energy Rebate Option - LA DNR - Technology Assessment Division
The guarantee that your home will be processed under the program only occurs once the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources receives a preliminary rating for your home, as submitted by a home energy rater that is listed on our website at the time of this preliminary.
The Louisiana Home Energy Rebate Option (HERO) offers an actual cash payment for Louisiana residents who build new homes to high levels of energy efficiency or make energy improvements to existing homes.
In Louisiana, the Home Energy Rating system is administered by Energy Rated Homes of Louisiana (ERHL), a section of the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources.
dnr.louisiana.gov /SEC/EXECDIV/TECHASMT/programs/residential/hero   (1058 words)

 Louisiana Secretary of State / Corporations Database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
NOTE: The names of revoked Louisiana corporations and limited liability companies are not available for a three year period after the date of revocation.
Certificates of Good Standing may be obtained from the detail page of any entity, that is currently in good standing, between the hours of 5:30 a.m.
State Banks - Effective May 23, 2003, the Secretary of State is no longer a custodian of documents for Louisiana state banks (banking associations).
www.sos.louisiana.gov /app1/paygate/crpinq.jsp   (487 words)

Louisiana: Temperature Extremes - Month Maximum °F Year Place Minimum °F Year Place Jan. 92 1911 Mellville –8 1940 St....
My Louisiana Sky - Distributor: Hallmark Entertainment During the most “auspicious” summer of her life,...
Louisiana: Bibliography - Bibliography Louisiana's distinctive life and customs have been portrayed in the works of G. Louisiana: History - History Early Louisiana Louisiana has a long and colorful history.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0108219.html   (387 words)

 Sierra Club Delta (Louisiana) Chapter LNG page
One of 8 open-loop LNG projects slated for the Gulf, Freeport McMoRan continues to push their open loop project, despite the recent news that the Governors of Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi oppose such projects due to the significant concerns about marine fisheries impacts.
She should also request that the Coast Guard and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (the agencies charged with granting permits for LNG facilities) complete a cumulative environmental impact analysis of all proposed LNG facilities using the open loop system.
I am writing to ask you to veto all future LNG facilities off the coast of Louisiana that are using the open loop system, also known as open rack vaporizers (ORV).
louisiana.sierraclub.org /lng.asp   (2941 words)

 IPL Kidspace: Stately Knowledge
This is the official website for the State of Louisiana.
Here is the homepage for the Louisiana State Historical Society.
ThingsToDo.com is an online guide to information about Louisiana's entertainment, recreation, and travel, and includes the state's interesting facts, famous people, and special events.
www.ipl.org /div/kidspace/stateknow/la1.html   (320 words)

 Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality | HOME   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Summary of Federal Funding for Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Damaged by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in Louisiana
DRC Inc. is the contractor and is working with DEQ, Louisiana State Police and the states Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to tow vehicles, boats and boat trailers left on public property after Hurricane Katrina.
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality 602 N. Fifth Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802
deq.louisiana.gov /portal   (313 words)

 Louisiana: State and Local Government on the Net
Louisiana: State and Local Government on the Net
Louisiana Recovery Authority Board of Directors to meet Thursday - Hurricane Katrina
DHH and the Louisiana Recovery Authority Launch Population Survey of Hurricane-Affected Areas - Hurricane Katrina
www.statelocalgov.net /state-la.cfm   (214 words)

 SearchSystems.net - The Largest Louisiana Public Records Directory
Description: Browse the Louisiana Attorney General's database of opinions from 2001 to the present.
Description: Search the Louisiana Board of Ethics databases of campaign finance reports filed by candidate, committees and lobbyists to view reports or view scanned filings from 1995 to the present in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.
Description: Search for case records in the Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeals by district court case number, or by appellate court case number and year.
www.searchsystems.net /list.php?nid=27   (1195 words)

 Louisiana Tech University - Home::Welcome!
It's an exciting time to be a Louisiana Tech Bulldog.
Louisiana Tech will see one of its own return when Dr. Shirley Porter Reagan, who retired after serving as the dean of the College of Business from 2002 to May, speaks at summer commencement.
Louisiana Tech University, A Member of the University of Louisiana System © 2006 Louisiana Tech University
www.latech.edu   (0 words)

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