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  1. Friday: Triple Digit Heat Index this Weekend, Heat Advisory PossibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... ACTION DAY: An orange Air Quality Action Day is in effect until Friday for a few parishes west of I-55, including Livingston and Ascension Parishes. Those in sensitive groups, and with respiratory issues, should considering limiting prolonged ...

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  2. New technology to detect gravitational waves betterRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    ... the California Institute of Technology and MIT conceived, built, and operate identical Advanced LIGO detectors in Livingston, Louisiana and Hanford, Washington. Each observatory uses a 2.5-mile-long optical device known as an interferometer to ...

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  3. Gator found in Livingston drainage canal a " a When you peep and see a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Gator found in Livingston drainage canal - 'When you peep and see a 9-foot alligator sitting in the pipe like that, it kinda makes you want to throw up' Gator found in Livingston drainage canal - 'When you peep and see a 9-foot alligator sitting in the pipe like that, it kinda makes you want to throw up' Photo provided by Rachael Barksdale -- A nuisance officer wrangles an alligator in a Livingston Parish drainage canal on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Photo provided by Livingston police -- Livingston town officials are warning parents to keep a close watch on their children and pets this summer after a large alligator was spotted in one of the towns drainage canals.

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  4. Doubled sensitivity could allow gravitational wave detectors to reach deeper into spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | EurekAlert!

    ... the California Institute of Technology and MIT conceived, built, and operate identical Advanced LIGO detectors in Livingston, Louisiana and Hanford, Washington. Each observatory uses a 2.5-mile long optical device known as an interferometer to ...

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  5. 'Last chance': Louisiana Senate plans one more push to help fill budget gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --Senate President, John Alario, R-Westwego, left, and House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, right, meet on the Senate floor during during the second special legislative session Tuesday. Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -Senate President, John Alario, R-Westwego, center, meets with Sen. Ronnie Johns, R-Lake Charles, left and Sen. Dale Erdey, R-Livingston, right, on the Senate floor during during the second special legislative session Tuesday.

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  6. CASA, nonprofit that advocates for Louisiana children, in line for deep budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Advocate

    ... chief executive officer of CASA for the region covering parishes including Ascension, Assumption, East Feliciana, Livingston and Tangipahoa, said his branch is 60 percent reliant on state funds. He said they serve 575 children with 250 volunteers, ...

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  7. CASA program in line for deep budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Advocate

    ... chief executive officer of CASA for the region covering parishes including Ascension, Assumption, East Feliciana, Livingston and Tangipahoa, said his branch is 60 percent reliant on state funds. He said they serve 575 children with 250 volunteers, ...

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  8. Gravitational waves detected from second pair of colliding black holesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | University of Florida News

    Four months after stunning the world with the announcement that they had detected gravitational waves from a collision of two black holes and confirmed a major prediction of Albert Einstein's 1915 general theory of relativity, scientists say they've done it again. The second event, detected Dec. 25 by both of the twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO, detectors, located in Livingston, Louisiana, and Hanford, Washington, sheds new light on black holes and how common they are.

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  9. Ascension Parish homebuilders playing catch-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Advocate

    ... 1.6 percent gain over 2014. In contrast, home sales in East Baton Rouge Parish were up by 10.9 percent for 2015; Livingston Parish had a 12.1 percent gain in Multiple Listing Service sales for the year. Realtors blamed the lack of sales to a limited ...

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  10. Scientists Continue to Observe Ancient Celestial Events Using Gravitational WavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The New York Observer

    ... 15th 2015 and was made possible by twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatories (LIGO) located in Livingston, Louisiana and Hanford, Washington. Co-founded in 1984 by the world's leading authority on Einstein's general theory of ...

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  11. Two friends in Tacoma find healing in danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... - have been detected by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory north of Richland and its twin in Livingston, La., for the second time in human history. He is only two years old but Juan Ignacio Rodriguez can hit a golf ball like a ...

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  12. Livingston Parish teacher accused of having sex with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A former Livingston Parish high school teacher is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student. Local news outlets report Walker Police Capt.

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  13. Former Walker Freshman High teacher arrested, accused of having sex with a studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    ... Sharp said. Police obtained a warrant for Pendarvis' arrest Wednesday and discovered that Pendarvis, of Livingston, was staying in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Hattiesburg authorities took her into custody without incident. A Walker officer took ...

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  14. Einstein's theory confirmed again: Scientists detect gravitational waves for second timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Los Angeles Times

    ... crucial contributions to the fields of astrophysics,... The signal - which passed through the LIGO detector in Livingston, La., at 7:38:52 p.m. Pacific time on Dec. 25 and hit the twin detector in Hanford, Wash., 1.1 milliseconds later - was ...

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  15. UTRGV involved in second detection event in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | TheMonitor.com

    Physicists with the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley helped make history with the first ever detection of gravitational waves, which occurred last September and was announced in February at a press conference in Washington D.C. Now it's happened again. On Dec. 26, a second detection took place at the same facility that registered the first event: the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory in Livingston, Louisiana.

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  16. Gravitational Waves Detected from Second Pair of Colliding Black Holes [video]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Kansas City InfoZine

    On Dec. 26, 2015 at 03:38:53 UTC, scientists observed gravitational waves -- ripples in the fabric of spacetime -- for the second time. Washington DC - infoZine - The gravitational waves were detected by both of the twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory detectors, located in Livingston, Louisiana, and Hanford, Washington.

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  17. 'Astronomy of the 21st century': LIGO spots gravitational waves againRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... The ripples were imperceptible to everyone - except for the lasers in two giant detectors in Hanford, Wash., and Livingston, La. Those lasers were able to notice when the gravitational waves perturbed mirrors in the twin interferometers, changing ...

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  18. Gravitational waves observed from another cosmic collision of a pair of black holesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | Newkerala.com

    ... Letters, is the latest by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) detectors, located in Livingston, Louisiana, and Hanford, Washington, USA. The gravitational waves of the Boxing Day signal were produced by a pair of black ...

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  19. Gravitational waves detected for a second timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Science, Industry and Business

    ... Physics. Both of the twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detectors--located in Livingston, Louisiana, and Hanford, Washington--detected the gravitational wave event, named GW151226. The LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC) ...

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  20. A crucial second note heard in soundtrack of chaotic cosmosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... on Earth in incredibly tiny misalignments of split laser beams in detectors both in Hanford, Washington, and Livingston, Louisiana. That mismatch is a vibration that scientists can actually hear as sound. The Christmas Day wave was fainter, but ...

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