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36 min ago |

Hurricane Katrina survivors use social media to remember painful anniversary

New Orleans was marking the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Friday. Many survivors who moved away used social media to remember the nightmare.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters

4 hrs ago | The Independent

Former Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards: Yesterday's man? At 87, maybe not yet...

Edwin Edwards' career looked over when he began a jail term for fraud at the age of 75. But the former Louisiana Governor is back in the game - and Republicans are worried Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prison, Federal Prisons

4 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Louisiana Senator's Residency Attack Has Checkered Political Past

That's the question facing Mary Landrieu this morning, after the Washington Post reported that the Louisiana senator doesn't own a house in the state.


Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Washington Post, Publishing, New Orleans, LA, us Travel, Travel

4 hrs ago |

Von Hatley of Jones Walker Consulting talks Louisiana Economic Development, Part I

Surely, Louisiana has and does engage in economic development as according to business and government leaders, Louisiana now has over 60 billion dollars worth of projects in progress, some of those projects already in fruition.


Related Topix: Louisiana Government, Lafayette, LA

8 hrs ago | The Washington Post


Well, he might actually have something to say. "Rep. Paul Ryan finished ahead of Hillary Clinton - at least on the newest New York Times Bestseller list.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Richard Lugar

14 hrs ago | Bury Free Press

EXCLUSIVE: Controversial former Bury St Edmunds dance teacher shot dead in US

A former Bury St Edmunds performing arts teacher who was accused of sexually abusing one of his pupils and created a controversial school likened to a 'religious cult' has been shot dead at his USA home.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England,

16 hrs ago | Bucky's 5th Quarter

Barrel Beer Preview: LSU

Sure, you know all about Les Miles eating grass and being a weirdo, as well as stud freshman running back Leonard Fournette, but what do you know about Louisiana beer? We're here to help.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Abita Springs, LA, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Wisconsin NCAA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Louisiana Workforce Commission to hold multiple jobs fairs in October

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is hosting a series of job fairs aimed at connecting employers with job seekers as part of the National Disability Employment Month in October.


See how much money Louisiana spends on public schools, parish by parish

The chief source of funding for Louisiana's public schools is a complicated formula of state and local tax revenue, called the Minimum Foundation Program.


KMPH-TV Fresno


The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

The News-Star

Minimize storm damage during hurricane seasonMinimize storm damage...

Minimize storm damage during hurricane season We are approaching the peak season for tropical storms and hurricanes.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Tornado, Home Gardening, Home

Louisiana US Senate race: An online debate for the future

Should all candidates who have qualified for elective office, even those having virtually no chance of winning, still be allowed to participate in all televised debate? What if a candidate is running as a quasi or real stalking horse-primarily or solely, to increase the chance that another candidate is defeated? These are some of the issues that ... (more)


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, Democrat, US News, African-American

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Brain-Eating Amoeba Found in Louisiana Water Supply

Louisiana officials have cautioned residents to be careful after a deadly brain-eating amoeba was found in a parish water supply.


Related Topix: Louisiana Government, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Here Are Six Other People Who Were Killed By Guns On The Day A Nine Year-Old Shot A Man With An Uzi

Monday's shooting death of Charles Vacca was a Vacca "just dropped," according to the local sheriff.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, US News, Liberal Political News

The News-Star

Louisiana anti-abortion law faces legal challenge

Louisiana anti-abortion law faces legal challenge The law requires doctors to have the privileges to admit patients to a nearby hospital.


Related Topix: Abortion, Medicine, Shreveport, LA, Bossier City, LA

The News-Star

Future of 'Big Oil' suit at stake as panel meetsFuture of 'Big Oil'...

Future of 'Big Oil' suit at stake as panel meets Panel to meet and nominate flood control authority members, Jindal could get votes needed Check out this story on Former LSU Professor Paul Kemp points out oil droplets left behind by high tide on a small coastal island off St. Bernard Parish in this 2010 ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Child dies from brain-eating amoeba infection

St. Bernard Parish, La. - A 4-year-old child from Mississippi was visiting a St. Bernard Parish home back in July when the child was infected with a brain-eating amoeba.


Wed Aug 27, 2014


Wed. maintenance work to suspend EBT transactions

Xerox, a third party contractor for the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services, will conduct system maintenance late Wednesday that will suspend Electronic Benefits Transfer transactions for about five minutes.


WDSU-TV New Orleans

Organizers announce dates for Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana



Star Tribune

'Sons of Guns' dropped: star arrested on rape charge in Louisiana; Will Hayden's bond $250,000

The Discovery Channel has canceled reality TV star Will Hayden's popular "Sons of Guns" show after his arrest on an aggravated rape charge.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Sons of Guns, Television


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