Louisiana Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. $9.5 million in penalties in deadly 2012 oil platform blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Canada.com

    An oil industry services company has been ordered to pay $9.5 million in penalties in cases arising from a 2012 offshore platform fire that killed three workers, federal prosecutors said Thursday. The penalties against Houston-based Wood Group PSN were announced by the U.S. Justice Department in Washington and U.S. attorneys in New Orleans and Lafayette, Louisiana, where civil and criminal cases have been playing out.

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  2. Groundbreaking set for replacement of troubled St. Joe water systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, March 6, 2017 next to St. Joseph's Town Hall at 125 Plank Road, St. Joseph, Louisiana 71366. St. Joseph residents and community members are invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony. This phase of the town's ...

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  3. Guest column: Louisiana's increased attention to student growth deserves applause, not criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Advocate

    Pop quiz! Try to solve this word problem. If students in Louisiana make more progress over time than almost any other state's, does that mean Louisiana's education policies are working or failing? What if I tell you that Louisiana, despite its impressive gains, still has a long way to go in terms of its students' absolute performance? Now would you say that its policies are failing? The right answer, of course, is that Louisiana's education policies are succeeding.

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  4. DOJ: Houston company fined $9.5 million for falsifying oilfield...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Advocate

    ... with the shipyard and Wood Group also face criminal violations of the Clean Water Act in the Eastern District of Louisiana before the U.S. District Judge Judge Jane Triche Milazzo. The Wood Group was fined $7 million for the false reporting and $1.8 ...

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  5. Five abandoned puppies found shot in the head in Washington Parish / Human Society of LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Humane Society of Louisiana and Washington Parish Sheriff's office are offering a reward for information into the shooting deaths of five puppies in Angie, LA. Officials with the HSL says that Saturday February 19, 2017, an animal rescuer spotted five lab mix puppies near an intersection in Angie, Louisiana.

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  6. Matthew Broderick Is Joining American Crime Story, Because Ryan Murphy Can Do AnythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cinema Blend News

    ... to the federal response to Hurricane Katrina and the amount of aid FEMA provided to New Orleans and the state of Louisiana. On September 12th, 2005, Brown would hand in his resignation, less than a month after Katrina initially struck. Following the ...

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  7. AT 6: Bicyclists say proposed paths might not encourage new ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... not courteous. They're more worried about where they're getting. So you really have to be careful." The Northwest Louisiana Council of Governments hired a company to study creation of a bike plan and got input from riders. Some members of the biking ...

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  8. Chili at Pronia's Deli and Bakery in Lake CharlesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Although, Southwest Louisiana's weather doesn't necessarily match up with the winter-favorite dish, local restaurants still serve up hot bowls of chili. At family owned and operated Pronia's Deli and Bakery in Lake Charles, located at 3101 Kirkman Street, you can find homemade chili.

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  9. Don't miss these concerts in south LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Advocate

    Burris, seen here performing at Art Walk, bring their jam rock to The Roux House in Baton Rouge on Friday. The show starts at 9 p.m. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO FROM ELVIN KILLERBEE - Blues guitarist Elvin Killerbee performs at 3 p.m. Saturday at Phil Brady's in Baton Rouge.

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  10. Out of power, Democrats hope to harness Trump resistersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Powhatan Today

    ... less-known efforts like Indivisible, Resist Trump Tuesdays, Knock Every Door, Rise Stronger and Sister District. Louisiana Democratic Party Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson says "many of these groups already involve Democrats, so there's not really ...

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  11. Who still uses welcome centers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Daily World

    Who still uses welcome centers? More than 800,000 people stopped at a Louisiana welcome center, and that's just who signed the guestbook. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: J.D. and Joyce Mills of Houma relax outside the state of Louisiana Welcome Center located along I-49 near Boyce.

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  12. No open containers for Church Point Mardi GrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... kind of understand it because some years it does get out of hand. Some people get a little too drunk. But in south Louisiana, they also like to drink. Some of them feel like they need to be entertained by drinking." He added, "I think [residents] ...

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  13. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg visits Baton Rouge for some barbecue: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | NOLA.com

    ... "fun places you recommend along the way." A post on his Facebook page states Zuckerberg will spend several days in Louisiana. The Times-Picayune in Baton Rouge. Email him at [email protected] You can also keep up with his local updates on Twitter ( ...

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  14. Edwards' budget would leave TOPS short, trim most agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | SFGate

    ... is recognized, one way or the other, we have to live within our means." Edwards and lawmakers want to rewrite Louisiana's tax laws in the legislative session that begins in April. The governor is expected to seek more money for the treasury as part ...

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  15. GSU Nursing program gets new shot at successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors Thursday voted to reinstate the undergraduate nursing degree program at Grambling State University. KNOE talked with GSU President Rick Gallot in Baton Rouge Thursday morning.

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  16. Preliminary Flood Maps for Assumption Parish, Louisiana Ready for Public ViewRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    Residents are encouraged to examine these maps to decide whether they need to buy flood insurance. Additionally, residents and community leaders can make informed decisions about building and development.

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  17. Gov. Edwards to meet with President Trump to discuss flood, tornado reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards will meet with President Donald Trump and his administration in Washington, D.C. on Monday to discuss federal relief for the state to help with the recent floods and tornados. The governor will also participate in his first meeting as a member of the Council of Governors on Friday.

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  18. Anonymous donors are paying out of pocket so the Half Fast Krewe of Franka s Parade can have securityRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Opelousas, Louisiana The Half Fast Krewe of Frank's Parade, a tradition that's been rolling through the streets of Opelousas for years, was in jeopardy because of the recent budget cuts to the Opelousas Police Department. Anonymous donors stepped in and the parade is back in action for Mardi Gras day.

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  19. John Bel Edwards will be in group meeting with Donald Trump next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will meet with President Donald Trump in a group Monday . Gov. John Bel Edwards and other state governors will attend a meeting with President Donald Trump Monday during a trip to Washington, D.C. Edwards will also meet with a some of Trump's federal appointees about Louisiana's recovery from recent natural disasters as well as the state's Medicaid expansion, according to a press release from Edwards' office.

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  20. Can't spring for that Mardi Gras vacation?aRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Daily World

    ... most obvious of these being gas, flight and hotel costs. But don't plan on sacrificing fun for being frugal. South Louisiana is filled with tourist destinations that we tend to overlook. I've compiled a list of great daytrip destinations that are ...

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