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  1. Basf Tech Academy Introduces High School Students to Science and Technology CareersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Coatings World

    A group of Ascension Parish high school students recently attended BASF TECH Academy a newly-launched four-day program hosted at River Parishes Community College in Burnside, Louisiana to learn about technical careers. "Through our partnership with River Parishes Community College, BASF is introducing students to industries in our community that rely on science and technology in their daily operations," said Tom Yura, Senior Vice President and Manager of the BASF site in Geismar, Louisiana.

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  2. Domestic Violence Coalition warns against guns for abused womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence is warning against telling women to arm themselves as a form of protection from abuse. In response to the recent Geismar murder of Monica Johnson allegedly at the hands of her estranged husband, some have advocated that battered women get guns.

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  3. New Orleans native, Giants safety Landon Collins didn't let Katrina thwart his future, per websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | NOLA.com

    ... Orleans and headed to Sicily Island, La. and when the family finally returned after the storm, his dad settled in Geismar, outside of Baton Rouge, and Collins eventually played football for Dutchtown High instead of Port Sulphur, now known as South ...

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  4. Williams Partners L.P. Given Average Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... and transport. The NGL & Petchem Services section contains its 88.5% interest in an olefins production facility in Geismar, Louisiana, along with an RGP Splitter and various petrochemical and feedstock pipelines. Receive News & Ratings for Williams ...

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  5. How the experience of Hurricane Katrina drove a young GiantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | New York Daily News

    ... comers beneath Interstate 10 at Hunters Park by his grandmother's house. He carried those lessons 70 miles west to Geismar after Hurricane Katrina's 127-mph winds ripped his father Tom's house off its cement foundation in Port Sulphur 10 years ago ...

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  6. A timeline to a murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... school graduation party for her son at her brick & tan; impeccably clean two-story home with its two-car garage in Geismar Louisiana. Soon after the last guest departed, David smashed the rear sliding glass door and grabbed a baseball bat. Monica's ...

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  7. Williams Partners L.P. Earns BBB Credit Rating from MorningstarRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... and transport. The NGL & Petchem Services section contains its 88.5% interest in an olefins production facility in Geismar, Louisiana, along with an RGP Splitter and various petrochemical and feedstock pipelines. Receive News & Ratings for Williams ...

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  8. Potash Corp./Saskatchewan Rating Increased to Hold at ZacksRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... mines. The Business also has four phosphate feed plants in the United States and produce phosphoric acid at its Geismar, Louisiana facility. To get a free copy of the research report on Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (POT), click here . For more ...

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  9. Advocates criticize domestic violence adviceRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | BayouBuzz.com

    Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley's advice that domestic violence victims should arm themselves and be prepared to use their guns sends a potentially dangerous message to women already in precarious situations, advocates said this week. But the sheriff stood by his comments, made in the wake of a beating that left a Geismar woman dead in her home, saying women with partners who have attacked them should get a gun, learn how to use it and shoot their attacker if need be.

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  10. Advocates: Ascension Parish sheriff's advice that domestic violence...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Advocate

    Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley's advice that domestic violence victims should arm themselves and be prepared to use their guns sends a potentially dangerous message to women already in precarious situations, advocates said this week. But Wiley stood by his comments, made in the wake of a beating that left a Geismar woman dead at her home, saying women with partners who have attacked them should get a gun, learn how to use it and shoot their attacker if need be.

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  11. Domestic violence advocates critical of sheriffa s advice that victims arm themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Advocate

    Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley's advice that domestic violence victims should arm themselves and be prepared to use their guns sends a potentially dangerous message to women already in precarious situations, advocates said this week. But the sheriff stood by his comments, made in the wake of a beating that left a Geismar woman dead in her home, saying women with partners who have attacked them should get a gun, learn how to use it and shoot their attacker if need be.

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  12. Anti-domestic abuse advocates respond to call to arm victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    After Geismar resident Monica Johnson was brutally beaten allegedly by her estranged husband, Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley made an impassioned speech to women, urging them to arm themselves. That interview was posted to the WAFB Facebook page and got 600 likes, 300 shares and over a 100 comments.

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  13. Baton Rouge gun shop offering free concealed carry training to women with restraining ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | NOLA.com

    The murder of a Geismar woman who was allegedly beat to death with a baseball bat by her estranged husband has prompted a Baton Rouge firearm shop to offer women with protective orders against abusive men free concealed carry training. outside her home after her estranged husband allegedly broke into her home, armed himself with a bat and bludgeoned her to death.

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  14. Geismar man beats wife to death with batRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    David Johnson, Sr. is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, aggravated burglary with a weapon and violation of protective orders. Photo courtesy: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office David L. Johnson Sr., 38, broke into the house of Monica Butler Johnson during a party to celebrate their son's graduation and beat her in front of guests, according to Charlotte Guedry, spokeswoman for 23rd Judicial District Attorney Ricky Babin.

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  15. Geismar man accused of brutally beating wife to death was in anger...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Advocate

    Geismar man accused of brutally beating wife to death was in anger management class after criminal incident she didn't pursue Advocate staff photo by ELLYN COUVILLION - David L. Johnson Sr., 38, was arrested in the early morning hours Monday in the murder of his estranged wife, Monica Butler Johnson, whose body was found Sunday night in the back yard of her home, shown here, on Canterbury Park Drive in Geismar. A Geismar man accused of brutally beating his estranged wife to death Sunday night with a baseball bat had started an anger management class in July as part of a probation program after he was arrested for allegedly choking her - a case authorities say she didn't want to pursue.

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  16. DHH: Chlorine levels still too low to kill deadly amoeba found in Ascension water districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Advocate

    ... and Guidry's comments came Tuesday evening before and after a community meeting called by state Sen. Troy Brown, D-Geismar, over the amoeba. A few dozen residents, parish and state officials were on hand as Guidry and a DHH consulting expert talked ...

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  17. Wife had limited DA action against husband who beat her to death with a baseball batRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Advocate

    A Geismar man accused of brutally beating his estranged wife to death Sunday night with a baseball bat had started an anger management class in July as part of a probation program after he was arrested for allegedly choking her - a case authorities say she didn't want to pursue. Charlotte Guedry, spokeswoman for 23rd Judicial District Attorney Ricky Babin, said Tuesday that David L. Johnson Sr., 38, was directed into the program after prosecutors were unable to pursue his Dec. 31 arrest on a domestic abuse strangulation because his wife refused to cooperate.

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  18. Experts urge women in abusive relationships to have protection planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    After the violent domestic violence attack in Ascension Parish last week, domestic violence experts urge women involved in abusive relationships to come up with a plan to protect themselves and their children. Just hours after celebrating her son's graduation party in Geismar, La., detectives said they found Monica Butler Johnson, 45, beaten to death in her own backyard.

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  19. Husband ordered to take anger classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | BayouBuzz.com

    A Geismar man accused of brutally beating his estranged wife to death Sunday night with a baseball bat had started an anger management class in July as part of a probation program after he was arrested for allegedly choking her - a case authorities say she didn't want to pursue. Charlotte Guedry, spokeswoman for 23rd Judicial District Attorney Ricky Babin, said Tuesday that David L. Johnson Sr., 38, was directed into the program after prosecutors were unable to pursue his Dec. Guedry said Monica Butler Johnson, 45, 12143 Canterbury Park Drive, Geismar, twice came to the District Attorney's Office asking that prosecutors not charge her husband.

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  20. Legal experts urge victims of domestic violence to plan aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Legal and domestic violence experts are urging women who may be involved in abusive relationships to come up with a plan to protect themselves and their children. The violent scene that unfolded in a quiet Geismar neighborhood has left people in Ascension Parish in shock and disbelief.

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