NEW ROADS - A dredging and drawdown on False River could begin within the next two years.
State Representative Major Thibaut, D-Oscar, updated the Baton Rouge Press Club about a comprehensive plan involving the oxbow lake. Thibaut says it utilizes local, state and federal resources.
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KABUL, Afghanistan - NATO says its drawdown plans for Afghanistan remain unchanged and that the coalition will stay on in the country until 2014, despite calls for a quicker withdrawal.
Thursday's remarks by visiting Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen come amid speculation that the U.S.-led alliance could accelerate its departure... more »
WASHINGTON - The White House says a yearlong review of the Afghanistan war will show that the U.S. can begin withdrawing troops in July.
President Barack Obama and his top national security officials met for nearly two hours Tuesday to review the report.
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The White House is hailing the Iraq troop drawdown as a "truly remarkable achievement." White House counterterrorism chief John Brennan gave that assessment to reporters Tuesday as the U.S. troop level in Iraq sank below 50,000 for the first time since the U.S.-led invasion over seven years ago. Brennan was... more »
Turkey Creek Lake in Franklin Parish will be drawdown on Saturday, May 15. The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the drawdown is necessary to kill the invasive floating plant, giant salvinia. Drawing down the lake will dry out and kill the plant. During warm weather, giant salvinia can spread... more »