At Harahan City Council meeting, the discussion is whether city is spending money properly

Thursday, 18 September 2014 22:01
As is typical of the Harahan City Council meetings ahead of an election, Thursday's meeting was seized by candidates who took the microphone to address voters
Experts: Louisiana is battleground state for U.S. Senate race
Thursday, 18 September 2014 21:56
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - National experts say Louisiana is the battleground of all battleground states in the race for control of the U.S. Senate. What is decided in Louisiana could have an impact nationwide. A number of polls in the race for Louisiana's next senator show Congressman Bill Cassidy is taking and holding on to a slight lead over current Senator Mary Landrieu. A Huffington Post average of the latest opinion polls shows Cassidy…
N.C. man arrested over threats to student
Thursday, 18 September 2014 21:29
The FBI has arrested a North Carolina business executive who allegedly extorted a Tulane University student for sex, threatened to rape the woman’s sister and roommate and claimed he would “blow his brains out” on campus if his demands weren’t met. The businessman, J. Michael Fowler, is accused of posting an online advertisement on Craigslist in which he sought to distribute naked photographs of the student “to any Tulane student who replied,” according to newly…
Levee board scores nominee
Thursday, 18 September 2014 21:29
Supporters of a controversial lawsuit seeking to force oil and gas companies to repair alleged widespread damage to Louisiana’s coast got some breathing room Thursday when a nominating committee narrowly recommended that a coastal scientist who supports the suit should retain his seat on the board. Barring unexpected political maneuvering or changes of heart, the committee’s nomination means Paul Kemp will continue to serve on the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East at least through next…
Board considers crisis, athlete grade policies
Thursday, 18 September 2014 21:09
Sep 18, 2014 21:06 by steve hardy| This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sept. 18, 2014 Comments LIVINGSTON — The Livingston School Board is considering adopting two new policies: one that would overhaul the school district’s crisis response and another that would require student athletes to maintain a C-average.
Scots wait in anticipation as independence vote counted
Thursday, 18 September 2014 21:09
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3 higher ed commissioner finalists named
Thursday, 18 September 2014 21:09
Sep 18, 2014 15:57 BY Elizabeth Crisp| This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sept. 18, 2014 Comments The Louisiana Board of Regents has three finalists for the state higher education commissioner’s job and for the first time Thursday revealed who is being considered. The three finalists are Robin Capehart, Raymond DePasquale and Joseph Rallo.
West Jeff reports 2 stable, 1 guarded after being on ship from Africa
Thursday, 18 September 2014 21:01
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - A foreign-flagged vessel making its way up the Mississippi River will dock in New Orleans Wednesday night, and an ill person on board will be hospitalized, according to a spokeswoman for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Two other people on board will be evaluated The nature of the individuals' medical conditions has not been disclosed. The CDC released the following statement Wednesday afternoon: "CDC received word early this…
New Orleans fighting Amtrak over construction of 'prison' fence near Gert Town
Thursday, 18 September 2014 21:00
Amtrak is using federally money to build a prison-style fence along its track in New Orleans' Gert Town area, said Councilwoman Stacy Head, who sponsored a
Louisiana considers four candidates for higher education commissioner
Thursday, 18 September 2014 21:00
The Louisiana Board of Regents narrowed their search for a new state higher education commissioner to four candidates Thursday evening (Sept. 17). Three of the finalists

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