Oct. 10, 2008 10:06 AM
Three years after the Ninth Ward flooded in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, the first of the homes rebuilt there under Brad Pitt's Make It Right program ...
Oct. 8, 2008 11:04 AM
UL Lafayette has suspended two of its fraternities, placing them on temporary inactive status until it concludes investigations into the frats' activities. Sigma Alpha Epsilon ...
Oct. 6, 2008 11:15 AM
Today's the first of four debates between incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and her challenger, state treasurer John Kennedy. The debate, hosted by the Press Club of Baton Rouge, will not be televised, but the other three will be. In ...
Oct. 2, 2008 10:07 AM
In its October issue, Esquire marks its 75 anniversary with a cover story that takes "an epic look at the people and ideas shaping our world, including the 75 most influential people of the 21st century." Included in that list is Louisiana Gov. Bobby ...
Oct. 1, 2008 10:08 AM
Local attorney Mark Stipe has been appointed by Gov. Bobby Jindal to the state Gaming Control Board, which regulates the state’s gaming industry. Stipe is vice president of and general counsel for Omni Energy Services Corp., a board member for the ...
Sept. 30, 2008 10:29 AM
On Saturday, Sonny Landreth was featured on NPR's Weekend Edition, where he was referred to as a "wizard of the slide." ...
Sept. 25, 2008 08:56 AM
Since Sunday, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has been working with officials in Cameron and Calcasieu parishes recovering caskets and human remains disturbed by Hurriance Ike. Officials estimate that 300-400 caskets were distinerred ...
Sept. 24, 2008 11:33 AM
Today's the third anniversary of Hurricane Rita making landfall, and this evening Lafayette residents will be buzzed by U.S. Air Force cargo planes as part of a mosquito abatement program for south Louisiana. Jolie Adams, a spokeswoman for the ...
Sept. 24, 2008 10:39 AM
In the final days of her administration, former Gov. Kathleen Blanco inked a deal for a $156 million increase in the contract with ICF International to administer the Road Home program. Gov. Bobby Jindal asked that the state inspector general and ...
Sept. 23, 2008 10:37 AM
As expected, the state's cost for Hurricane Gustav continus to rise. Commissioner of Administration Angele Davis estimates ...

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