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  • Baton Rouge to test struggling students' program

    November 3, 2015 8:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A new federal pilot program in Baton Rouge will enable officials to provide extra services, support and career coaching to a group of students at two alternative schools in an effort to boost academic performance and graduation rates. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1P7gmlU) the federal interagency Performance Partnership Pilots... more »
  • Tussle during home invasion

    November 6, 2013 5:32 PM

    WALKER - According to the Walker Police Department, officers arrested a man for invading a home after the homeowner and a neighbor pinned him to the ground. Police said the homeowner began fighting with the suspect, Demarcus Ross, after seeing Ross in his hallway. According to investigators, Ross had... more »
  • Technology upgrades proposed for Jefferson schools

    March 29, 2013 9:04 AM

    HARVEY- As school districts struggle to find ways to pay for technology upgrades to administer a new slate of standardized tests, the Jefferson Parish superintendent says it could cost up to $40 million to fully equip the district. James Meza admits the estimate is high and that it would provide... more »
  • Cruise passengers became comrades on trip home

    February 15, 2013 7:45 PM

    MOBILE, Ala. - When their cruise ship lost power, passengers aboard the Carnival Triumph could have been selfish and looked out only for themselves and their loved ones. Instead, they became comrades in a long, exhausting struggle to get home. As ship conditions deteriorated after an engine fire, travelers formed... more »
  • Poor start has SEC staggering into league play

    January 7, 2013 4:41 PM

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The Southeastern Conference has taken a major step backward since last year, when it was the home of the national champion and had the most NBA draft picks of any league. The SEC enters league play Tuesday with a losing record against each of the other five... more »
  • Houston Astros continue to struggle

    July 16, 2012 8:16 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Bud Norris hasn't won since the end of May and Houston hasn't won on the road in over a month. Norris at least gave the Astros a chance on Sunday. Norris gave the Astros a quality start and Chris Johnson doubled home a run but Matt... more »

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