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  • Hundreds visit La. job-matching site

    August 20, 2014 6:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State officials say more than 700 job seekers visited the Louisiana's new online service for matching employers' needs with workers' skills. On Monday, LouisianaJobConnection.com became available for the first time to job applicants. By that time, LJC Executive Director Kristi Barnett Williams says more than 600 employers... more »
  • SEC Network to debut tomorrow at 5 p.m.

    August 13, 2014 4:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - At 5 p.m. CST tomorrow, the SEC Network will light up screens in Baton Rouge and across the nation as coverage of Southeastern Conference sports adopts a new schedule: 24/7/365. The Aug. 14 launch comes after lengthy negotiations by TV service providers with intensive collaboration between... more »
  • Bayou Sorrel boat launch improvements begin

    October 15, 2013 11:57 AM

    BAYOU SORREL - Construction improvements for the boat launch at Bayou Sorrel are underway. The launch is located in the heart of the Atchafalaya Basin. Cost of construction for the project is $683,000 with almost all of it coming from the Department of Natural Resources' Atchafalaya Basin Program.... more »
  • "Grand Theft Auto V" to launch on Sept. 17

    January 31, 2013 2:27 PM

    NEW YORK - Video game publisher Take-Two says the next installment of the long-awaited "Grand Theft Auto" series will launch worldwide on Sept. 17. The game was scheduled to go on sale this spring. Take-Two said Thursday that it is delaying the game to give developers more time to work... more »
  • UN Security Council condemns NKorea rocket launch

    December 12, 2012 1:32 PM

    UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council is condemning North Korea's successful rocket launch. The U.N.'s most powerful body said in a brief statement after closed consultations Wednesday that the launch violated a 2009 Security Council resolution banning "any launch using ballistic missile technology." The council said that after the... more »
  • Air Force sends mystery mini-shuttle back to space

    December 11, 2012 12:39 PM

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A top-secret mini-space shuttle has blasted off from Cape Canaveral. The Air Force launched the unmanned spacecraft Tuesday aboard an Atlas V rocket. It's the second flight for this original X-37B spaceplane. It circled the planet for seven months in 2010. A second X-37B spacecraft spent... more »
  • Visit BR launches smartphone app

    September 27, 2011 5:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A free "app" for your smartphone highlights what Baton Rouge has to offer. It's called Go BR and it works like a personal tour guide. Visit Baton Rouge launched the app as a resource for both visitors and locals. "The app will tell people where to... more »
  • All 135 NASA shuttle launches in 135 seconds

    July 8, 2011 5:36 PM

    In commemoration of NASA's final launch of Atlantis, this video shows all of NASA's launches in order. more »
  • NASA's last space shuttle blasts into history

    July 8, 2011 9:49 AM

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Atlantis has blasted off on NASA's last space shuttle launch. The historic liftoff occurred Friday morning, 30 years and three months after the very first shuttle flight. Four astronauts are riding Atlantis to orbit. The... more »
  • Weather worsens for NASA's last shuttle launch

    July 7, 2011 4:09 AM

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- Friday is supposed to be the last space shuttle liftoff for NASA, but forecasters say there's a good chance that rain or thunderstorms will prevent Atlantis from flying. No hail or other severe conditions are anticipated, and mission managers say the weather would have to get worse... more »
  • All 132 shuttle launches in 132 seconds

    July 5, 2011 6:09 PM

    CNN has compiled a video of all of NASA's manned space ventures into one video. Click the image to watch. Read the full story here. more »
  • Several homes, camps flooded in St. Landry Parish

    June 1, 2011 5:39 PM

    ST. LANDRY PARISH - Boat launches are closed and several homes and camps are flooded on Old Cortableau Bayou and Bayou Darbonne in St. Landry Parish. Parish President Don Menard ordered boat launches close due to the increased water levels and the safety hazards boating poses for the residents... more »
  • NASA delays space shuttle Endeavour's last launch

    April 29, 2011 11:35 AM

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA has called off Friday's launch of space shuttle Endeavour because of a heater failure. Commander Mark Kelly and his crew were on their way to the launch pad, when NASA halted the countdown. The astronauts' van did a U-turn, and returned the astronauts to... more »
  • Space shuttle Discovery launches on final voyage

    February 24, 2011 4:23 PM

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Space shuttle Discovery has blasted off on its final voyage. Six astronauts are on board the world's most traveled spaceship. They're headed for the International Space Station after a four-month delay for fuel tank repairs. This is Discovery's 39th and final mission. It's the... more »
  • NORAD: Mystery missile not a threat

    November 9, 2010 11:17 AM

    WASHINGTON - Whatever it was, it didn't represent a threat to the United States. That's according to a statement from the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, about what appeared to be a missile launched yesterday off the coast of Southern California. The agency says there was no launch... more »
  • Shuttle has electrical problem, could delay launch

    November 2, 2010 1:16 PM

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - An electrical problem has cropped up again aboard space shuttle Discovery and could jeopardize Wednesday's launch. The trouble appears to be with a backup controller for one of the shuttle's three main engines. NASA ordered last-minute reviews and hurriedly scheduled a mid-afternoon meeting of... more »

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