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Source: The Advocate

Yazoo City :: MS :: USA | updated 2011-07-22 15:36:45 -0700 | green-news

Forecasts that the Atchafalaya River will crest more than 2 feet lower than previously predicted reassured Butte La Rose residents Saturday, but few opted to return to their homes after a mandatory evacuation was lifted here. The river at Butte...
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Breaking News: Update 3: NASA captures satellite images of 2011 Mississippi floods [PHOTOS]
   
Source: International Business Times

Vicksburg :: MS :: USA | updated 2011-07-21 04:06:41 -0700 | green-news

Terra satellite observed water in the Morganza Floodway along the Mississippi River. The Mississippi River reached nearly 48 feet in Memphis, Tenn., on May 10, according to the U.S...Must Read Sponsorship Link This month muddy water has pushed over the...
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Source: The Advocate

Burnside :: AZ :: USA | updated 2011-07-17 10:55:19 -0700 | business-news

State troopers and Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a St. Amant man on narcotics charges after finding 54 marijuana plants and various drugs at his house last week, Louisiana State Police reported Monday. John Tullier, 46, was booked into...
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Breaking News: La. immigration debate looms
   
Source: The News-Star

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2011-07-01 20:33:51 -0700 | technology-news

Louisiana lawmakers are bringing the politically divisive immigration debate to Baton Rouge, trying to toughen state enforcement laws against illegal immigrants, while running into likely opposition from the construction industry and the Catholic church.
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Source: News Press

Miami :: FL :: USA | updated 2011-06-22 22:52:47 -0700 | travel-news

The Lee County School District has joined a lawsuit against BP (British Petroleum) and Transocean. The companies were responsible for the oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico last April...District attorney Keith Martin said the filing required contact information...
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Source: Seattle Times

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2011-06-23 12:24:08 -0700 | travel-news

On the Alabama coast, children run on crowded beaches and splash in the surf. In fishing villages, shrimpers whitewash boat decks in preparation for another season. But a year after BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster, uncertainty, confusion and disrupted lives also...
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Source: Asian Journal

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2012-11-02 00:58:17 -0700 | entertainment-news

NG thanksgiving party si Gov. Vilma Santos sa mga showbiz reporters, siempre pa sumalang ang Star For All Seasons sa ibat-ibang katanungan mula sa mga movie reporters. Isa sa mga katanungan na naging interesado kami na sinagot ni Vi ay...
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Source: The Advocate

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2011-01-22 19:59:38 -0800 | business-news

The Jindal administration asked agencies Tuesday to begin prepping for another possible round of midyear budget cuts, totaling nearly $200 million, in case the state loses a lawsuit over its use of the "rainy day" fund to balance last year's...
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Source: Houston Chronicle

South Bend :: IN :: USA | updated 2010-11-22 07:17:44 -0800 | sports-news

Sumlin on Tuesday night revealed that Terrance Broadway, a freshman from Baton Rouge, La., will start at quarterback against the Tulane Green Wave on Saturday afternoon at Robertson Stadium. In the depth chart Sumlin released after Tuesday night's practice, Sumlin...
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Source: Fox News

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-03-22 00:01:48 -0700 | political-news

La.   Louisiana welfare recipients will be prohibited from spending the federal assistance at lingerie shops, tattoo parlors, nail salons and jewelry stores, under new limits enacted by state social services officials. The Department of Children and Family Services announced...
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Source: Fox

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-03-22 10:05:37 -0700 | political-news

La.   Louisiana welfare recipients will be prohibited from spending the federal assistance at lingerie shops, tattoo parlors, nail salons and jewelry stores, under new limits enacted by state social services officials. The Department of Children and Family Services announced...
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Source: Reuters

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 08:13:22 -0700 | political-news

Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards announces his run for congress in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in this file photo taken March 17, 2014. Former Louisiana Governor, Edwin Edwards, a convicted felon now running for the U.S. Congress, has raised nearly $33,000...
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Source: The Guardian

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-08 10:00:49 -0700 | political-news

New York Senate majority leader Harry Reid urges passage of legislation that would establish 'paycheck fairness' in wages paid to women. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty American women are paid, on average, between 64 to 90 cents for every dollar paid to...
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Source: The Bellingham Herald

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 08:27:30 -0700 | political-news

Efforts to raise Louisiana's minimum wage and let school teachers carry guns to work appear jettisoned for the legislative session. Tougher restrictions on the payday lending industry and efforts to lessen marijuana penalties are on life support...The three-month legislative session...
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Source: Miami Herald

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-07 00:47:01 -0700 | political-news

A look at preparations by Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La., for a potential 2016 presidential campaign: Nondenial denial: "My honest answer is I don't know what I'm going to be doing in 2016."...But his moves toward managed-care privatization in health care...
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