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  • No indictment for radical political display

    November 21, 2013 4:19 PM

    LAFAYETTE- A grand jury here refused to indict a man on criminal trespassing charges after he was arrested for allegedly defacing a monument to the September 11th attacks in the city's downtown area. Twelve years to the day, as much of the nation were honoring the heroes of that... more »
  • NY tribe launching radio ad against Redskins

    September 5, 2013 10:19 AM

    ALBANY, N.Y. - New York's Oneida Indian Nation says it is launching a radio ad campaign pressing for the Washington Redskins to get rid of a nickname the tribe considers to be a racial slur. The first ad is set to run on radio stations in Washington before the team... more »
  • Louisiana economic growth lags nation in 2012

    June 6, 2013 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - New figures show that Louisiana's economy grew by 1.5 percent in 2012. Gross domestic product numbers released Thursday by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis try to measure all of the economic output of each state. Louisiana's 2012 growth rate was below the national average of... more »
  • Louisiana payrolls jump most in nation in November

    December 21, 2012 2:22 PM

    Louisiana payrolls rose by 13,000 jobs in November or 0.9 percent, the largest jump in percentage from October levels of any state in the nation. Payroll employment pushed to an all-time high of 1.96 million in the state, moving beyond the pre-Hurricane Katrina peak of 1.95 million for the first time,... more »
  • Report: New Orleans' homeless rate 2nd in nation

    February 6, 2012 3:47 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The National Alliance to End Homelessness says New Orleans has the nation's second-highest rate of homelessness. A new report from the group estimates that nearly 6,700 homeless people live in New Orleans. That's a rate of 56 per 10,000 - barely lower than the 57 per... more »
  • La. ranks low in passing college-level exams

    November 12, 2010 6:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A new study finds Louisiana ranks next to last in the South and nationally when it comes to public high school seniors earning early college credit. The study by the Southern Regional Education Board says just over 4 percent of Louisiana students passed at least one Advanced... more »
  • Nation's Worst Commutes

    January 19, 2010 10:15 PM more »

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