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Louisiana exports up 9.3 percent at midyear - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 00:52
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana exports grew by 9.3 percent to $32.1 billion during the first half of the year. That's according to figures from the World Trade Center of New Orleans. The export growth - fueled by agriculture and oil and gas goods - enabled Louisiana to remain in sixth place among all of the states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.
Louisiana Tax Amnesty program starts Oct. 15 - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
Monday, 11 August 2014 22:24
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Tax Amnesty program begins Oct. 15. The 2014 program offers noncompliant taxpayers the chance to settle their accounts with the state by paying 100 percent of delinquent taxes, with a waiver of all penalties and 50 percent of the interest owed. New to the program this year is the option for individual and business taxpayers to pay their overdue tax liabilities through installment payments over a six-month period.
Blackstone close to deal for Shell's 50 percent stake in shale assets - source
Saturday, 09 August 2014 14:41
By Greg Roumeliotis (Reuters) - Blackstone Group LP (BX.N) is close to a deal to buy a 50 percent stake worth $1.2 billion (715 million pounds) in a gas field in Louisiana currently owned by Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L), according to a person familiar with the matter. The shale assets lie in the Haynesville Shale in Louisiana and Texas.
Blackstone close to deal for Shell's 50 pct stake in shale assets -source
Saturday, 09 August 2014 14:34
By Greg Roumeliotis Aug 10 (Reuters) - Blackstone Group LP is close toa deal to buy a 50 percent stake worth $1.2 billion in a gasfield in Louisiana currently owned by Royal Dutch Shell (Xetra: R6C1.DE - news) , according to a person familiar with the matter. The shale assets lie in the Haynesville Shale in Louisianaand Texas. Shale gas, or natural gas trapped in layered rock,has revitalized the U.S.
Altisource Investigation Initiated by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates ...
Thursday, 07 August 2014 16:00
NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”), announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (ASPS). On August 4, 2014, the New York’s Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) disclosed that it was investigating whether the Company entered into improper transactions with affiliated entities.
OCWEN INVESTIGATION INITIATED BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Ocwen ...
Thursday, 07 August 2014 16:00
NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”), announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into Ocwen Financial Corp. (OCN). On August 4, 2014, the New York's Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) disclosed that it was investigating whether the Company entered into improper transactions with affiliated entities.
Louisiana sends 2 emergency experts to Hawaii - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
Thursday, 07 August 2014 09:42
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana is sending a two-person expert team of emergency professionals to Hawaii to help that state deal with two tropical systems threatening the island. The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness said Friday its workers were expected to leave over the weekend to help with operations and recovery on a 14-day mission. The team will work in Hawaii's Emergency Operations Center and help generate situational reports, maintain employee…
ROCKET FUEL INVESTIGATION INITIATED BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Rocket ...
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 16:00
NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”), announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into Rocket Fuel Inc. (FUEL). On August 5, 2014, Rocket Fuel announced its second quarter results, lowering its outlook because of concerns expressed recently by customers about inventory quality, tighter control of client spending by the agencies' internal trading desks, and a…
Louisiana is Second in the Nation for Heartworm Infection
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 10:16
WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- There’s good and bad news for Louisiana’s pets: the Pelican State is no longer the state with the highest rate of heartworm disease in the country. However, according to the American Heartworm Society (AHS), which conducts a nationwide heartworm incidence survey every three years, Louisiana has only dropped from a #1 to a #2 ranking for the deadly disease.
Major agricultural flying school to expand in Northeast Louisiana with state incentives
Sunday, 03 August 2014 18:28
BASTROP, La. – A major agricultural flying school is expanding in Northeast Louisiana, state and school officials announced Monday. Flying Tiger Aviation plans to create a contemporary flight training center for aerial applications in agriculture and other industries, said company owner Mo Rolfs and Louisiana Economic Development executive Kelsey Short. Rolfs said the company will relocate from Rayville to the Morehouse Memorial Airport in Bastrop as part of an $847,000 capital investment.

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