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  • Journal expresses 'concern' over Facebook study

    July 3, 2014 5:24 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - The journal that published a study by Facebook and two U.S. universities about how people's moods spread on the social network is now expressing reservations about the paper. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says that as a private company, Facebook had no obligation to... more »
  • 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' package mystery solved

    December 19, 2012 12:26 PM

    CHICAGO - The University of Chicago has determined the source of a mystery package that the school received addressed to movie adventurer Indiana Jones. The school received a replica of the journal from the movie "Raiders of the Lost Ark" that was addressed to Henry Walton Jones, Jr. - better... more »
  • School stumped by mail addressed to Indiana Jones

    December 17, 2012 12:32 PM

    CHICAGO - University of Chicago officials are puzzled by a mystery piece of mail seemingly linked to the Indiana Jones movie series. The Chicago Tribune reports that the university's admissions department received a package last week addressed to "Henry Walton Jones Jr." That's the main character's name in the popular... more »
  • Missing teacher investigation goes international

    August 3, 2011 9:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The search for a missing Brusly High School foreign language teacher has gone international. News agencies around the world have picked up the bizarre and mysterious disappearance of 51-year-old Sylviane Finck Lozada. "Le Journal", a national news organization in Belgium picked up the story last... more »
  • Surge seen in kids hospitalized with MRSA

    May 17, 2010 6:27 AM

    The number of children hospitalized with dangerous drug-resistant staph infections is on the rise. A new study in the journal Pediatrics found disease incidence increased from two cases to 21 cases per 1,000 hospital admissions from 1999 to 2008. That's a 10-fold increase. Most infections were caught in the community,... more »
  • Official journal changes considered

    April 2, 2010 4:22 PM

    State lawmakers are proposing changes to the way you can access information from the state and local governments. They say it could help save money during tough budget times. It would allow governing bodies to post information on a website instead of a local newspaper. The Advocate is the... more »

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    August 1, 2014

    BATON ROUGE - The westbound, outside land of the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge will be closed this weekend for a routine bridge inspection. The... more »
  • Eli Edwards turns 1
    Eli Edwards turns 1

    August 1, 2014

    GONZALES- The Edwards are celebrating the birthday of Eli, born a year ago Friday. "Hard to believe it's been an entire year since we... more »
  • Money for border battle stuck in D.C.
    Money for border battle stuck in D.C.

    August 1, 2014

    WASHINGTON - The House approved a $694 million bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, many of whom have sought... more »
  • Vitaminwater gives in
    Vitaminwater gives in

    August 1, 2014

    NEW YORK- Fans of Vitaminwater complained so much about the new sweetener, Coca-Cola is going back to the original formula. The company changed the... more »
  • When you're a billionaire
    When you're a billionaire

    August 1, 2014

    LANAI CITY, HAWAII- Billionaire Larry Ellison, the CEO of Oracle Corp. now owns every hotel room on the island of Lanai in Hawaii. He... more »