BATON ROUGE, LA - MAY 14: Louisiana State Representative Austin Badon attends Laissez Louisiana Film Rouler at the Celtic Studios on May 14, 2013 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Not even celebrities, as in the 'Fall in Love with Louisiana All Over Again ad campaign after Hurricane Katrina, which featured local stars who participated for free. Were Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi simply unavailable?
This project, one of the largest in Sempra Energy's history, provides benefits to the local Louisiana economy, promotes a favorable balance of trade for the national economy, and supports national and international energy security by assuring reliable long-term gas supplies to U.S. allies and trading partners.
We are excited to partner with the United Way of Southeast Louisiana Area to raise funds to help those who still suffer from the effects of Hurricane KatrinaMore quotes »
Paul Hornung someday hopes to saddle a starter in his hometown's Super Bowl
the band plays "My Old Kentucky Home." He took a shot this spring with Titletown Five, but he ran poorly in the 1 1/8-mile Louisiana Derby, dropping his record to 1-for-6. Hornung wasn't about to give up, so trainer D. Wayne Lukas , one of the colt's five Read more »
Chavez death: Venezuelans in US ready for election
-- is found in South Florida. Last October they traveled en masse by car, bus and plane to vote more than 860 miles away in Louisiana -- site of the nearest open consulate where they could vote.Chavez closed the Miami Venezuelan consulate in January 2012 after Read more »
Carnival cancels 12 more cruises on troubled ship
Sunday after the fire. The ship drifted until Tuesday when two tugboats took it in tow. A third tugboat was en route Wednesday from Louisiana .Passengers have had limited cellphone service because of the power failure, but many of them were able to make calls Read more »
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Latest Mississippi River Delta News: May 20, 2013
The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — River Diversions "It's almost impossible to find anyone in coastal Louisiana opposed to the idea of 'coastal restoration.' Storms like Katrina, Gustav and Isaac have shown everyone the value of the marshes and swamps that 26 m ago from Humanitarian News Read more »
Why Health Care Should Bring Back the House Call
ago, as a family physician in Louisiana, I made house calls. Certain patients were too sick or too hurt to get to my office. Sometimes a condition or injury had worsened, requiring my evaluation bedside. I would visit patients at home for the simplest of reasons: 10:29 AM from The Health Care Blog Read more »
Student Drivers Caught in the Middle of Tornado in Louisiana [NSFW]
Mind you, they weren't driving just any type of vehicle but 70-foot semi-trucks. The recorded incident took place in Shreveport, Louisiana, close to the GM plant on Bert Kouns on May 16. Looking around for tornado clips, we also stumbled upon a second video, 9:07 AM from Carscoop Read more »
Time to stock up on hurricane items
Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. The 2013 sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. May 25 and ends at 11:59 p.m. May 26. Louisiana law spares those shopping for hurricane-related purchases from paying the state's 4 percent sales tax on the first $1,500 9:02 AM from ABC-KVUE Austin Read more »
Off to the races: Meet E.W. Jackson
up in an early-primary state in six months, leaving potential Republican rivals like Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal to make the rounds while he carried the torch for his immigration reform plan. But while furiously 9:01 AM from MSNBC Blogs Read more »