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  • Cases of a new mosquito virus in Louisiana

    July 30, 2014 6:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Chikungunya is a mosquito borne virus that comes from the Caribbean and it is spreading into the states including in Louisiana. Chikungunya started to break out in the Caribbean last year, and has spread throughout the United States. The Center for Disease Control said there are six... more »
  • Real ID deadline pushed back

    December 21, 2012 11:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana travelers can rest easier. The Department of Homeland Security announced Friday that states will be given an extension to meet the new standards of the Real ID Act. Without this extension a state driver's license would not have been accepted as a proper form of... more »
  • Air Travel Profiling App

    April 30, 2012 7:42 PM

    A Sikh advocacy group launched a free app for cell phones that allows travelers to complain immediately to the government about being singled out or unfair treatment by airport security screeners. The FlyRights app was activated at midnight on Monday and two complaints were reported by the Sikh Coalition. The... more »
  • Few delays with airport security measures

    November 24, 2010 7:38 PM

    CHICAGO- The big opt-out was a big bust today as most of the Thanksgiving travelers selected for full body scans and pat down searches chose to submit to them, rather than create chaos on one of the busiest flying days of the year. For days, activists waged on a... more »
  • I-10 eastbound at a standstill

    June 4, 2010 5:56 PM

    Update: Travelers on Interstate 10 eastbound should take the Sorrento exit, Highway 22, to Highway 61. News 2 is hearing reports that traffic is at a standstill, and the Sorrento exit is travelers' best option to avoid accident-related traffic. Witnesses say two wreckers and an ambulance just arrived at... more »

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