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  • Wake up call

    January 20, 2014 7:18 PM

    BERLIN, GERMANY- The frist signal was sent back to earth from a comet-chasing spacecraft that's been in hibernation for almost three years. The European Space Agency received the all-clear message "Hello World!" from its Rosetta spacecraft some 500-million miles away. It was put into hibernation to conserve energy... more »
  • Religious about-face: school district approves books

    November 26, 2013 10:25 PM

    AMITE- A Christian author will be able to sell her books as part of a school fundraiser the school board in Tangipahoa Parish decided recently. The board previously told Angela Bertone she could not sell her books because of the contents. Bertone argued it was unfair. "I felt... more »
  • Metro Council member discusses honoring Trevor Sims Play Video

    November 8, 2013 4:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The 11-year-old boy who died of cancer last month and touched so many lives now might have a sturdier legacy for his memory to live on. East Baton Rouge Parish Councilwoman Tara Wicker said the Metro Council will vote whether to rename the North Boulevard Bridge... more »
  • Author brawls with school district over Halloween books Play Video

    October 18, 2013 10:31 PM

    HAMMOND - A Christian author is fighting with the Tangipahoa Parish School District over what she claims to be a violation of her religious freedom. Angela Bertone offered her children books for fundraising purposes but the district tossed them aside because of their Christian message and federal law preventing... more »
  • Facebook tests $100 charge to message Mark Zuckerberg

    January 11, 2013 12:36 PM

    NEW YORK - Would you pay $100 to message Mark Zuckerberg? Facebook says it's testing some "extreme price points" to let users pay to have their messages seen by people who are not their friends. The tech blog Mashable reported early Friday that some users trying to message Zuckerberg are... more »
  • Easter message from Senator Vitter

    April 6, 2012 11:15 AM

    WASHINGTON - Louisiana US Senator David Vitter sent out his Easter message today on Good Friday. Here is his message: "Often times the constant bombardment of bad news around the world can bring down even the sunniest of optimists. That's what so hopeful and energizing about the Easter... more »
  • All-clear given after suspicious bag found at LSU

    October 24, 2011 12:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police gave the all-clear a short time ago after they blocked off an area outside the campus library where an unattended black suitcase had been found. LSU Police notified the campus through the emergency text message system that the situation outside the Middleton Library had... more »
  • TV doctor brings health message to New Orleans school

    October 14, 2011 9:13 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A television doctor is bringing a message about healthy lifestyles to a New Orleans school. Dr. Mehmet Oz is visiting the New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School Friday to talk about his HealthCorps mentoring program. HealthCorps is designed to help teenagers adopt healthier... more »
  • La. police say text leads to battery, drug arrests

    March 13, 2011 3:57 PM

    MONROE, La.- Louisiana authorities say a text message caused a fight that led to the arrest of two people, a woman charged with aggravated battery and a man charged with possession of marijuana. An arrest report by the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Department said 25-year-old Jamie A. Howard and 24-year-old... more »
  • Al-Qaida Pleads for Money

    August 11, 2010 8:03 PM

    The hunt for Al-Qaida has a new a new twist as the terrorist organization made a plea for money posted on a website. It's the third time in about a year, which could signal it's low on cash. The message also included an earlier audio recording of Osama Bin Laden... more »
  • LSU emergency text message test results

    October 5, 2009 5:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The following are the results of the LSU Emergency Text Message Test from Tuesday, Sept. 29: The message was sent to 30,901 subscribers It took 12 minutes for the message to be issued to cellular carriers 87.6 percent successful... more »

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