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What's happening in Cenla education

Check here for local education deadlines and news.(Photo: File photo)Avoyelles school board accepting transfer applicationsThe Avoyelles Parish School Board will begin accepting applications for majority-to-minority transfers beginning April 1.To qualify, the student's race must be in the majority at the home zoned school…

Apollo Beach dredging project to provide boating, beach access

APOLLO BEACH — South County should soon have its beach back, one of the few recreational shorelines on Tampa Bay’s eastern side and a decades-old perch for sun bathers and sunset oglers. And area property owners should again have unimpeded paths on which to navigate large boats into the bay.The Tampa Port Authority board last week…

Ocean seeding could diminish global warming

In this natural-color image from August 31, 2010, the oceans canvas swirls with turquoise, teal, navy, and green, the abstract art of the natural world.(Photo: IIM)How do environmentalists feel about the concept of ocean fertilization as a form of carbon sequestration? Jeffrey Edwards, Pomfret, CTOcean fertilization is…
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Conference adopts declaration on Indian Ocean Region

Odisha Channel BureauBhubaneswar, Mar 22: A three-day-long international conference on `India and The Indian Ocean – Renewing Maritime Trade and Civilisational Linkages ended here today. The conference adopted the Bhubaneswar Declaration that was passed at the concluding session.The conference was addressed by a number of dignitaries and experts from several countries.

Montana man left with memories, memorabilia from WWII conflict

Ray Sexton was a poster child for war bonds, a Navy Seabee with instinctive leadership skills, and a man who at age 91 still has a prevailing bad dream that turns 70 this month.It was March of 1945 on the as-yet unsecured Japanese island of Iwo Jima in the South Pacific. Americans from the U.S. Naval 106 Construction Battalion…

Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis

In the northern fishing port of Osabe, Kazutoshi Musashi chafes at the 12.5-meter (41-foot)-high concrete barrier blocking his view of the sea."The reality is that it looks like the wall of a jail," said Musashi, 46, who lived on the seaside before the tsunami struck Osabe and has moved inland since.Pouring concrete for…

FMC Technologies Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts (NYSE:FTI)

FMC Technologies (NYSE:FTI) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the twenty-five ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, American Banking News.com reports. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company.

Editorial: Oil drilling off Atlantic coast is dangerous for N.J., neighboring states

It was only five years ago when the United States was rocked by the country's worst oil spill, the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.For many, the fallout of the BP oil spill of 2010 is still fresh in their minds. They remember that more that 200 million gallons of crude oil spewed into the gulf and tainted 16,000 miles of coastline along Texas…

Feds document seabird loss in North Pacific waters - KPTV

By DAN JOLINGAssociated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The number of seabirds, including gulls, puffins and auklets, has dropped significantly in the Gulf of Alaska and northeast Bering Sea, a possible consequence of warmer waters, according to a preliminary federal analysis of nearly 40 years of surveys.U.S.

Review: ‘Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania’ by Erik Larson - Life & Arts

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the LusitaniaBy Erik LarsonCrown430 pages, $28 By Stephen T. WatsonNews BOOK ReviewerOn May 1, 1915, the German embassy published notices in the shipping pages of New York City’s major newspapers directed at passengers on ships soon to leave for Great Britain.The ads warned that ships flying…
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Residents envision ways to improve Bollinger County (03/21/15)

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- In the course of one Saturday afternoon, a group of about 20 people gathered at Woodland School District in Marble Hill took the first steps to improve and grow Bollinger County. The University of Missouri Extension Bollinger County helped facilitate the event "Envision Bollinger County" to identify the county's biggest needs to help residents come together and address them.

MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX Mar. 20, 2015

Funding and work location will be determined with each order with a completion date of March 31, 2016. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Army Contracting Command, Kaiserslautern, Germany, is the contracting activity (W564KV-15-D-0005).L-3 Fuzing & Ordnance Systems, Cincinnati, Ohio, was awarded a $29…

Community Notes

Community Notes(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto)Red Cross celebrating National Volunteer MonthIn honor of National Volunteer Month, the American Red Cross will hold several blood donation drives in April.Upcoming local blood donation opportunities are:April 2, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., American Red Cross, 2032 Erie Ave., SheboyganApril 3, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., St.

Vantage Drilling - A Likely Candidate To Go Under In 2017 - Vantage Drilling Company (NYSEMKT:VTG)

SummaryVantage Drilling is a debt-laden offshore drilling company with the right products at the wrong time. Despite achieving profitability in 2014 after years of losses, the company's $2 billion backlog is depleting fast with no new contracts in sight for 2016. With no new contracts in the following quarters, the company's…

The strength in a limpets tooth – BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News

by Alan Rogers. Posted on March 22, 2015, SundayLimpets are hardy creatures, living in the stormiest of marine environments on the inter-tidal zone of our shores.AS a boy, I often prised limpets with my penknife off the rock pools in West Cornwall, United Kingdom, to scrape out their innards to use as fishing bait on my hooks.

Blue Economy Dispatch from Amelia Island

Saving our seas, feeding our communities. That’s the theme of the Gulf Coast Innovation Challenge, a $500,000 incentive-grant challenge launched last month by Gulf Coast Community Foundation to spur new, marketable ideas in the marine sciences. A report we released in conjunction with the Challenge outlines a veritable…

Seven Wonders of the North East World

Weve all heard about the Seven Wonders of the World, so weve decided to identify the North East versions.The explanation is that since the original list, subsequent ones have included wonders of the Middle Ages, the natural world and even the industrial age.So, taking them all into account, heres our list of North East…

Natural Gas and Crude Oil Production for February Declined -

The domestic production of both natural gas and crude oil fell in February on a year-on-year basis.Natural gas production in the country fell 8.1 per cent for the month of February 2015 while crude oil production fell 1.9 per cent, according to the data released by the Ministry for Petroleum and Natural Gas.The drop in…

With epic drought, is it time for a national water policy?

Sprinklers water a lawn in Sacramento, Calif., on July 15, 2014.(Photo: Rich Pedroncelli, AP)More than half the United States is experiencing some form of drought. California is in emergency status, left with a year's worth of water in its reservoirs to service its population. Meanwhile, areas around the Great Lakes are…

Seventh SC coastal town on record against offshore drilling

Kyle Beverly, an oil rig worker aboard Seahawk 2007, spends idle time painting the rig while its crew waits for the government to grant them a permit to drill, offshore of Cameron, La., Dec. 6, 2010. The Associated PressPublished: Friday, March 20, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.Last Modified: Friday, March 20, 2015 at 2:29 p.m.JAMES…