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  1. Saia, Inc. Celebrates Employee Appreciation WeekRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    A time capsule was also buried in the company's birthplace, Houma, La. "This is a landmark day for us as we gather to celebrate the company's anniversary where it all began," said Saia President and CEO Rick O'Dell during ceremonies yesterday in Houma, La.

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  2. Larose man might be state's fifth West Nile virus death, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    A St. Tammany Parish Mosquito Abatement worker sprays to control the mosquito population in this file photo. Authorities said a Larose man is believed to have died from West Nile virus, the Houma Courier is reporting.

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  3. Former shipyard now on Superfund cleanup listRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites. In the '70s and early '80s, earthen pits on the 165-acre site in Houma were used to store oily waste and oilfield drilling mud. Brenda Cook, who evaluated the site for the EPA, says the pits may ...

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  4. People's Climate FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWOZ

    ... Gulf Future Coalition, 350.org Louisiana, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, Bridge the Gulf, Gulf Restoration Network, United Houma Nation, GreenARMY, Women's Health and Justice Initiative, Gulf Coast Fund, Lifeline, Climate Relief Fund

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  5. UL-Lafayettea s drum major Matt Walling gets new perspective from flying soloRead the original story

    Thursday | The Advocate

    ... to the band council, I'm conscious of the fact that everyone is watching me." Walling is a 21-year-old senior from Houma, where he was the drum major for the Ellender High School Marching Band. Now he's majoring in music education and is in his ...

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  6. LABI grades legislators on their pro-business votes last sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    ... earned an "A" with Republican Sens. Richard Burford, Stonewall; Simone Champagne, Jeanerette; Lenar Whitney, Houma; and Nancy Landry, Lafayette; receiving perfect scores. The average score for senators was a 68.5 percent and the average score for ...

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  7. Political Views Coincide With Sense of SmellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Max

    ... of freshly fallen snow in Alaska when stepping out of the airport. And the smell of crawfish and beer in a bar in Houma, Louisiana. None of these is easy to forget. These are the smells I recalled when reflecting on the words "politics and smell" ...

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  8. Smells and PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Townhall

    ... of freshly fallen snow in Alaska when stepping out of the airport. And the smell of crawfish and beer in a bar in Houma, Louisiana. None of these is easy to forget. These are the smells I recalled when reflecting on the words "politics and smell" ...

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  9. Baton Rouge among the top 20 in GDP growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | WBRZ

    ... product placed Lake Charles among the nation's 10 fastest-growing metro areas. Two other metros - Baton Rouge and Houma-Thibodaux - were among the top 20. The Advocate reports those findings were released Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic ...

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  10. Large mural depicts 300 years of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | WGNO-TV New Orleans

    ... The 70-foot long depiction of history was created by Hans Geist a Louisiana local who has also done murals for Houma. We spoke with Parish President V.J. St. Pierre who hopes the mural will encourage conversations between parents and children about ...

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  11. Delta Shipyard in Houma named to EPA Superfund cleanup listRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | NOLA.com

    Map of the Delta Shipyard in Houma, which was added to the Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund site list on Tuesday. Federal dollars will eventually be used to remove hazardous materials from old evaporation pits, marked in yellow, and more recent evaporation pits, marked in red.

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  12. Judge: State Police retirement boost unconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Town Talk

    ... signed the bill into law, the State Police Retirement System, Col. Mike Edmonson and Master Trooper Louis Boquet of Houma, the only troopers who would have benefited from the change, and Treasurer John Kennedy, whose office would have issued the ...

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  13. Hearing scheduled in lawsuit against pension hikeRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    State District Judge Janice Clark ruled Tuesday that the Louisiana Legislature didn't properly pass the pension change that gave enhanced benefits to Col. Mike Edmonson and a 32-year trooper in Houma.

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  14. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | WYLD-FM

    State District Judge Janice Clark ruled Tuesday that the Louisiana Legislature didn't properly pass the pension change that gave enhanced benefits to Col. Mike Edmonson and a 32-year trooper in Houma.

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  15. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Advocate

    ... suit challenging the new law, noted during Tuesday's court hearing that Edmonson and Master Sgt. Louis Boquet, of Houma, have said they would not accept the enhanced retirement benefits under the new law. Louisiana State Police Retirement System ...

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  16. Edmonson retirement boost unconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Times

    ... signed the bill into law, the State Police Retirement System, Col. Mike Edmonson and Master Trooper Louis Boquet of Houma, the only state police officers who would have benefited from the change, and Treasurer John Kennedy, whose office would have ...

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  17. Judge rules LSP retirement hike unconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | WBRZ

    ... a lawsuit challenging the pension change that gave enhanced benefits to Col. Mike Edmonson and a 32-year trooper in Houma. Claitor's lawsuit claimed the change wasn't properly passed by lawmakers. Edmonson and the other trooper both previously said ...

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  18. Courier, Comet publisher to retireRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Southern Newspaper Publishers Association

    Miles Forrest will retire Sept. 19 after a career spanning more than four decades at The Courier (Houma, La.) and Daily Comet (Thibodaux), most of it as the two newspapers' publisher. David Mele, the president and publisher of The Virginian-Pilot in ...

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  19. Dulac Pontoon Bridge closed for 2 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... bridge's hydraulic winch system forced what was expected to be a short closure early this week. Once crews with the Houma based Cross Group began the work, parish officials say was apparent that the work required was more extensive than estimated. ...

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  20. La. College board to tackle SACS reportRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | The Town Talk

    ... I know to be good and decent people are also concerned about quality academia," trustee Steve Folmar, a pastor from Houma, wrote in an email exchange with LC graduate Bob May. "The problem has been and still is a small number of board members who ...

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