Wednesday meeting for possible Entergy rebates

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 06:58
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Louisiana's Public Service Commission will consider refunding money to thousands of Entergy customers. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission re-calculated refunds awarded to customers for 2007-2009. As a result, a total of $35 million in rebates will be divided and refunded to Entergy Louisiana and Entergy Gulf States customers if approved by the commission. "It looks like it's about $10.40 per average customer for EGSL customers and about $7.50 for Entergy…
Troopers report driver dies after getting ejected when car flew over driveway and hit tree
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 06:45
JACKSON, LA (WAFB) - Louisiana State Police reported a driver was killed after getting thrown out of car that veered off the road, went airborne and hit a tree Tuesday night. The victim was identified as James Kent Jr., 43, of Geismar. Troopers said the crash happened on US 61 north of LA 68 in East Feliciana Parish just before 10 p.m. According to Tpr. Jared Sandifer with LSP, the preliminary investigation showed Kent was…
Walt Handelsman: White House Intruder’s Route
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 06:43
Oct 1, 2014 06:13 Advocate story Oct. 01, 2014 Comments Walt Handelsman is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist and animator whose work appears in The Advocate four days a week. Follow this link to the cartoon.
Program seeks to ease financial woes
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 06:43
Sep 30, 2014 21:50 Bank services offered to working poor Jessica Manafi| Special to The Advocate Sept. 30, 2014 Comments “We focus on the building blocks of a good life — earnings, education and essentials,” said Jennifer Raggio, United Way of Acadiana director of marketing and communications.
Franklin: October begins on a warm and muggy note
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 05:57
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - October begins on a warm and muggy note with rain chances returning Wednesday afternoon. More moisture and an upper trough approaching will increase rain coverage Thursday and more so on Friday in advance of a cold front. This front will bring the coldest air we've seen since mid May with lows by Saturday morning in the 50s North and mid 60s South and by Sunday morning. Some locations could see…
St. Charles Avenue streetcar line named National Historic Landmark
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 05:57
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The St. Charles Avenue streetcar line has been designated a National Historic Landmark. The U.S. Department of the Interior announced Tuesday that the oldest operating streetcar system in America has been added to the list. The line joins over 2,500 sites across the country recognized as places that possess "exceptional value and quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States." The St. Charles Line is the nation's…
Deputies search for pair accused of spending $1,300 at dollar stores with cloned card
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 05:45
LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Authorities are trying to track down a man and woman they said used a cloned credit card to spend more than $1,000 at dollar stores. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office reported surveillance footage shows the pair used the card at Dollar General stores in Holden and Denham Springs on Saturday. Deputies said the purchases using the cloned card were made at the Dollar General on US 190 in Holden and…
Environmental officials from around the world tour EBR sewage treatment plant
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 04:44
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Representatives from 18 nations walked through East Baton Rouge Parish's south sewage treatment plant Tuesday. A group of worldwide water environment officials meets in New Orleans every other year and this year, Baton Rouge is on the tour list. Part of the reason it was chosen may be its upgrade. "We've got the ongoing SSO program," Adam Smith, chief of wastewater engineering, said. "We're spending about $1.6 million upgrading the…
Mary Landrieu: Bobby Jindal Has Put Louisiana Healthcare System “In Crisis” And “Serious Jeopardy”
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 03:45
Yesterday, I interviewed Senator Mary Landrieu, who is now in the most consequential and closely-watched election of her career. We covered a wide range of issues and throughout the next several days, I will be publishing a series of articles here on CenLamar and with The Independent Monthly. Early next week, I’ll also be publishing an exclusive on ABiz (also known as Acadiana Business) about Senator Landrieu’s chairmanship of the Senate Energy Committee and how…
Anderson healthy again as Pelicans open preseason practice
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 00:52
Oct 1, 2014 00:44 Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson (33) is seen at Pelicans Media Day in Metairie, La. Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. by darrell williams| Special to The Advocate Oct. 01, 2014


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