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'Root' of the Problem
Trapper John Schmidt lifts a captured feral hog while transferring it from a trap to a kennel held by Michael Darwin.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Kenner, Metairie fishing piers re-opening after Hurricane Isaac damage
At 88, Jack Newman goes fishing three times per week. He is one of the Kenner residents happy to see the pier at the end of Williams Blvd., in Laketown, reopen after it was damaged by Hurricane Isaac.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Military draft: Service creates bonds, protects rights
With America approaching an abundance of international threats and a shortage of troops, the need for the public's military involvement has resurfaced.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Neediest Families campaign: Mother, children recover from homelessness thanks to Salvation Army
After a year of homelessness with her four children, Bettina Watson-Dixon is working hard to get back on her feet with the help of the Salvation Army.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Insurance Journal West
Hogs Damaging Levees in Louisiana's Jefferson Parish
Feral hogs in Louisiana are rooting up levees on Jefferson Parish's west bank, causing damage that could pose a threat to flood protection, officials say.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Gulf Shores improves flood insurance rating; residents to see lower premiums
In this Aug. 29, 2012 Press-Register file photo, two people walk down flooded Windmill Ridge Road in Gulf Shores, Ala.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Long Beach harbor without fuel as FEMA clearance awaited
Recovery from Hurricane Isaac, a mere tropical storm on the Coast, has been slower than expected in the city's harbor.
Hogs damaging levees in Jefferson Parish
Feral hogs are rooting up levees on Jefferson Parish's west bank, causing damage that could pose a threat to flood protection, officials say.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Prominent campaign contributor nudges out competitor for Jefferson Parish contract
A Jefferson Parish evaluation committee rated Solutient Corp. above GCR Inc. by a razor-thin as the firm best suited to manage home-elevation grants.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Mississippi Business Journal
O Tannenbaum - Christmas tree growers hoping to top solid 2012 sales
First Lady Deborah Bryant has chosen a 12-foot Leyland cypress donated by the Lazy Acres farm in Chunky for this year's Christmas tree at the Governor's Mansion.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Daily design inspiration: Open shelving, love it or hate it?
Eleanor Long opted for open shelving and a butcher block counter top when renovating her Madisonville kitchen.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
WWL-TV New Orleans
Fairgrounds Triangle neighborhood continues to fight return of store
They say if it returns, it will be a breeding ground for crime, especially if alcohol sales are grandfathered in.
Feral hogs pose threat to West Bank levee system, officials say
Feral hogs foraging for food are destroying levees on the West Bank, according to West Bank levee officials.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
WTHI-TV Terre Haute
Be ready for worst case scenario
With the possibility of strong storms sweeping the Wabash Valley Sunday, we want to make sure you and your family are safe.
Lake Serene dam fix could cost $1M
In August and September 2012, Hurricane Isaac spawned storm systems that dumped more than a foot of rain on the Pine Belt.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community celebrates its new cultural outpost in Kenner
L: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community National Director of Public Affairs Amjad Mahmood Khan, Jefferson Parish President John Young, former Lt.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
St. John Parish voters will decide fate of $30 million bond issue for capital projects
St. John the Baptist Parish voters head to the polls on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 to cast ballots on a proposed $30 million bond issue.
Naval Air Station-Joint Reserve Base welcomes new commanding officer
Capt. Jack Hill turned command of the Naval Air Station-Joint Reserve Base in Belle Chasse to Capt.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Finances improving for state-run property insurer
Steve Cottrell, chief financial officer for the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp., said the company's doing better than projected but is still $15 million in the red, with more money owed than income available.
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On a pretax basis, during the third quarter of 2013, the Company had income of $4,863,000 compared to a net loss of $1,357,000 during the third quarter of 2012.