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  • Canadian Man Arrested After Flying Lawn Chair With Helium Balloons, Police Say

    July 6, 2015 5:06 PM

    It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's a man in a lawn chair flying over Canada. A Canadian man attached giant helium-filled balloons to a makeshift cockpit -- a lawn chair -- and soared for miles over Calgary in an attempt at a promotional stunt, according to police... more »
  • Office Depot to pay $3.4 million over faulty chairs

    May 27, 2015 4:15 PM

    NEW YORK - Office Depot is paying $3.4 million to settle charges from regulators that it didn't report defects of two of its office chair models fast enough, even after receiving more than 200 complaints. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the seatbacks of some of the chairs fell... more »
  • Student trapped lawsuit

    May 9, 2014 8:01 PM

    DETROIT- The parents of a boy with Asperger's syndrome who was filmed trapped in a chair at school say they may file a lawsuit over a teacher seen taunting the boy. Their lawyer says they have no recourse since the Goodrich School District did not follow through on its... more »
  • CATS CEO promises transparency after resignations

    July 26, 2013 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The CEO of Baton Rouge's embattled transit system said today he hopes things will move forward after the recent resignation of CATS board chair Isaiah Marshall. Marshall resigned last night amid concerns about thousands of dollars missing from the bus system and accusations another board member,... more »
  • Dinvaut new chair of SU board

    November 23, 2012 2:23 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Bridget Dinvaut has been elected chairwoman of the Southern University Board of Supervisors. Dinvaut was elected Friday during the board's meeting in New Orleans. Patrick Bell of Thibodaux was elected vice chairman. Dinvaut is an honors graduate of the Southern University Law Center and an assistant district... more »
  • Chairs placed by Eastwood cutout on California trail

    September 5, 2012 12:40 PM

    GLENDALE, Calif. - These days, wherever you see Clint Eastwood, an empty chair is sure to follow. Even if you're on a hike. A life-sized cutout of a cowboy Eastwood has stood on a trail overlooking a Southern California freeway for months, but on Tuesday a pair of chairs were... more »
  • Boehner names GOP members of 'super' debt panel

    August 10, 2011 2:12 PM

    WASHINGTON - A conservative Texas Republican congressman has been chosen to co-chair a powerful new committee that's supposed to find a bipartisan plan to cut the federal budget deficit by more than $1 trillion. House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) today named Jeb Hensarling to that post. The Democrat who... more »
  • Lafayette attorney chair of N.O. public hospital

    July 30, 2010 5:56 AM

    A Lafayette attorney and funeral home director will chair the governing board for the public hospital to be built in New Orleans. LSU System President John Lombardi named Elaine Abell to chair the University Medical Center Management Corp. Abell said its first meeting will be sometime in August. The Legislature... more »
  • Lap dog got trapped

    April 26, 2010 8:08 PM

    Firefighters in suburban Chicago rescued a dog that became trapped inside a mechanized reclining chair by having to saw the piece of furniture apart. The dog called, Ebonyser, has some nerve damage but is otherwise okay. A nurse's aid hung on to the chair to relieve the pressure on the... more »
  • Chair thief arrested in Baton Rouge

    January 25, 2010 2:55 PM

    A Livingston Parish man accused of theft in Baton Rouge, is now behind bars. Deputies say Stevie Ennis, from Denham Springs, stole rocking chairs from a home's porch in the 16000 block of Lynnwood Drive. They say Ennis put the chairs in the bed of his truck and... more »

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