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  • Flint mayor wants to avoid water switch after lead crisis

    April 18, 2017 11:45 AM

    FLINT - Flint's mayor is recommending that the Michigan city continue getting its drinking water from a regional system, following a crisis that left the supply contaminated with lead. Karen Weaver's announcement Tuesday to stay with the Great Lakes Water Authority is a reversal. Last year, she said the city... more »
  • Blood center urges for more donors due to low supply

    January 12, 2017 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LifeShare Blood Centers are urging for more individuals to donate blood as the blood supply in the city remains low. According to the blood center, the supply remains at a two-day level. "Right now, we are in a situation where if more people in our... more »
  • Funding needed to improve Welsh's water supply

    November 6, 2016 11:33 AM

    WELSH - Welsh officials plan to seek funding from the state Department of Health and Hospitals to help offset the cost of improving the town's water supply. The American Press reports the town council this week agreed to begin seeking $900,000 through a loan program with the DHH to replace... more »
  • Vatican commits to slavery-proofing its own supply chains

    January 18, 2016 1:58 PM

    ROME - The Vatican has announced plans to ensure its supply chains don't use slave labor. Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's top finance official, unveiled the new policy at a forum where representatives of around 400 global supermarket chains and consumer goods companies announced their commitment to eradicating forced labor... more »
  • Warm winter means larger Louisiana crawfish

    January 10, 2016 2:47 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Crawfish sellers in south Louisiana are reporting larger mud bugs in the early part of the season. The Advertiser reports merchants are crediting a relatively warm winter thus far. Heather Girouard, general manager of Hook & Boil restaurant in Broussard, says small crawfish are usually expected in January,... more »
  • Don't plan to line up for Apple Watch next week

    April 17, 2015 12:04 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - If you're planning on buying the new Apple Watch, don't expect to walk into a store and leave with one next week. Apple, which began accepting advance orders for the watch last week, had previously said that it would be available for sale in stores on April... more »
  • Investigators rule massive fire accidental

    February 18, 2015 11:53 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Fire investigators said they've officially ruled a massive inferno at a medical supply business accidental. On February 3, the Magnolia Respiratory & Medical Equipment burned to the ground. The building, at 239 Florida Avenue Southeast, ignited into a bright glow as huge, orange flames poured into... more »
  • HVAC system may have sparked massive Denham blaze Play Video

    February 3, 2015 12:08 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Fire investigators will return to the burned rubble of a medical supplier Wednesday morning to continue to isolate a cause of a blaze that sent plumes of smoke into the sky above Livingston Parish and closed US 190 through downtown Tuesday. The huge bright, orange flames... more »
  • Cause sought for space-supply rocket explosion Play Video

    October 29, 2014 3:29 AM

    ATLANTIC, VA - NASA and officials from a commercial rocket company are searching for debris and answers following the explosion of a rocket and cargo module that were to deliver supplies to astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Bill Wrobel is director of NASA's Wallops Flight Facility at Wallops Island,... more »
  • Summit Electric starts Gonzales construction

    August 27, 2014 6:42 AM

    GONZALES, La. - Summit Electric Supply has begun construction on a new facility in Gonzales. The facility will include 50,000 square feet of warehouse space - nearly twice the capacity of Summit's current Gonzales location. The move also allows Summit to expand its counter sales area, offer additional customer service... more »

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