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  • Categories change, risks remain

    October 22, 2014 4:40 PM

    Effective Wednesday, the National Weather Service (NWS) Storm Prediction Center (SPC) is making some significant changes to their "severe weather outlooks". When severe weather is expected, you may hear local forecasters describing a slight, moderate or high risk of severe weather. Along with an ambiguous and dismissible "see text"... more »
  • Malaysia PM calls for real-time tracking of planes

    May 14, 2014 4:23 AM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has called for real-time tracking of planes and improvement to communication systems to prevent a repeat of the mysterious disappearance of Flight 370. In an opinion piece Wednesday in the Wall Street Journal, Najib urged the global aviation industry to make... more »
  • Top Jindal aides use personal email to strategize

    December 10, 2012 9:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Top officials in Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration used personal email accounts to craft a media strategy for cutting Medicaid - a method of communication that can make it more difficult to track under public records laws. Jindal, now in his second term, has become a... more »
  • FCC plans to make 911 texts available by May 2014

    December 7, 2012 12:31 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission says the nation's four largest wireless carriers have agreed to make emergency 911 texts available nationwide by May 2014. Major rollouts of the texting system are expected next year. The agency said Thursday that under the agreement with AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile, more... more »
  • EBR council, mayor talk about continuing feud

    December 14, 2011 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Lots of talk around Baton Rouge Wednesday followed Tuesday night's continued feud between Mayor Kip Holden and the Metro Council. The back-and-forth battles have persisted all year involving budgets, the fourth attempt at a bond proposal and projects to grow downtown Baton Rouge, among other topics. The... more »
  • People help clean up Glen Oaks business

    August 30, 2011 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- About one dozen people helped clean up a Glen Oaks area business after a fire early this morning. Fire investigators say someone broke into Big Tyme Communication by pushing an air-conditioning unit inside the rear of the building. It appears they climbed in through that space... more »
  • State communications system improved since Katrina

    August 27, 2010 10:18 PM

    State leaders give themselves a "10" for upgrading communications. Katrina exposed the flaw, but agencies essentially work as one now. With the help of new radios, an exclusive frequency system and mobile communications center ready at a moment's notice, the state of Louisiana says it's ready to handle a... more »
  • Carville speaks at LSU Law graduation

    May 28, 2010 4:48 PM

    Political strategist James Carville says he thinks President Obama has not been given the information he needs to handle the Gulf oil crisis. He blames the administration for the communication breakdown. Carville was the keynote speaker at the LSU Law Center graduation. He says state and local governments can not... more »

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