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  • LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybees

    June 25, 2017 11:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two Louisiana State University researchers are getting nearly $1 million for a two-year study of how stress affects honeybee health. The LSU AgCenter says in a news release that Kristen Healy and Daniel Swale are working with U.S. Department of Agriculture honeybee researchers in Baton... more »
  • Uber admits stiffing NYC drivers by millions of dollars

    May 23, 2017 8:41 PM

    NEW YORK - Uber has admitted to underpaying its New York City drivers tens of millions of dollars for the past 2 1/2 years. The ride-hailing company on Tuesday said each affected driver would get a refund of about $900, which includes interest. Uber did not give a figure on... more »
  • Local Miss. engineer sues municipality for $6.3 million

    April 2, 2017 12:53 PM

    CANTON, Miss. - A local engineer is suing a Mississippi municipality for millions. The Clarion-Ledger reports that engineer Rudy Warnock is suing the city of Canton's utilities division for $6.3 million. Warnock's attorney says he's owed the money under his contract with Canton Municipal Utilities. Although Warnock was fired by... more »
  • State Dept. reviewing $221 million payment to Palestinians

    January 24, 2017 9:20 PM

    WASHINGTON - The State Department is reviewing a last-minute decision by former Secretary of State John Kerry to send $221 million dollars to the Palestinians late last week over the objections of congressional Republicans. The department said Tuesday it would look at the payment and might make adjustments to ensure... more »
  • More than a million in donations unloaded at Cortana Mall for flood victims Play Video

    October 19, 2016 10:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Volunteers spent the day unloading more than a million dollars worth of donations, going towards flood victims at an event next Thursday. Three to four stores worth of clothes, shoes, toys, cribs and other items were brought to the mall through a special program created by two... more »
  • US Treasury says $1.7 billion transfer to Iran was all cash

    September 6, 2016 9:54 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is acknowledging its transfer of $1.7 billion to Iran earlier this year was made entirely in cash, using non-U.S. currency. A Treasury spokeswoman says the cash payments were necessary because of the "effectiveness of U.S. and international sanctions," which isolated Iran from the international finance... more »
  • Study calculates the costs of not stopping land loss

    December 17, 2015 4:46 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- A new state study places a price tag on the costs Louisiana could suffer if land loss continues at the pace predicted by scientists - and it's in the billions of dollars. The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority commissioned the study on the economic effects of land loss... more »
  • Louisiana House to complete budget work on Thursday

    May 21, 2015 8:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana House is expected to finish its work on next year's $24 billion budget Thursday. Lawmakers have spent the last few days deciding what programs to cut. Healthcare is likely to take the brunt of the reductions, as lawmakers hurry to protect public colleges and universities.... more »

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