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3 hrs ago | World Magazine

Louisiana abortionists can practice without hospital support, for now

A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of a Louisiana law that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Abortion, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

3 hrs ago |

Jindal blasts Alford's "myth" column about governor's healthcare reforms

On Tuesday afternoon, Governor Jindal's office sent out this email to "set the record straight" regarding a column in the Times Picayune and elsewhere, written by Jeremy Alford on the issue of healthcare reform.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Louisiana

7 hrs ago |

Democratic lawmakers attack Jindal over Medicaid

The fallout from the near-closure of the emergency room at Baton Rouge General Mid-City Hospital continued Tuesday morning, as Louisiana Democrats blasted Gov. Bobby Jindal over his refusal to accept federal Medicaid dollars.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Louisiana, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Daily World

Sanctions against Venezuela are needed as a matter of human...

Thousands of innocent Venezuelans have been jailed, injured or killed for protesting a failed regime plagued by unprecedented scarcity of food and basic goods, widespread crime and high murder rates, and limited economic opportunities.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana, Opinion

New York Daily News

Federal judge blocks enforcement of new Louisiana abortion law

Ellie Schilling, center, a lawyer representing Louisiana abortion clinics, speaks at a protest outside the Department of Health and Hospitals building in February in Baton Rouge, La.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Abortion, Baton Rouge, LA, Medicine, us Travel, Travel

Lake Charles, the un-New Orleans Louisiana

Say " Louisiana " and New Orleans immediately comes to mind; The Big Easy, the French Quarter, Hurricane Katrina and the obnoxious Mayor Ray Negin.


Related Topix: Louisiana, New Orleans, LA, Pop/Rock, The Big Easy

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Town Talk

Funding for Louisiana highways shrinkingFunding for Louisiana...

Funding for Louisiana highways shrinking Funding for Louisiana highways shrinking Check out this story on Louisiana drivers pay 20 cents in taxes for every gallon of gasoline and diesel they purchase, but funding for construction ... (more)


Related Topix: Louisiana, Robert, LA, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Pierre Part, LA

Clean air leader pitches emissions credit proposal

At a time when industrial development is booming across much of South Louisiana, the persistent struggle to meet federal ozone standards in the Baton Rouge area could force expansions or new projects to grind to a halt.


Related Topix: Louisiana

Detroit News

Column: A New Orleans model for Detroit?

Former Louisiana Superintendent Paul Pastorek, pictured here at a 2008 groundbreaking ceremony for Langston Hughes Elementary in New Orleans, has spent significant time in Michigan this summer evaluating education in Detroit and across the state.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Michigan, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Lane Closure: Texas Avenue, Northbound

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development , advises the public that beginning Tuesday, September 2, 2014 construction work will require the closure of the northbound lane of Texas Avenue at the Intersection of Texas Avenue and Jackson Street .


Related Topix: Louisiana

Von Hatley of Jones Walker Consulting talks Louisiana Economic Development, Part I

Surely, Louisiana has and does engage in economic development as according to business and government leaders, Louisiana now has over 60 billion dollars worth of projects in progress, some of those projects already in fruition.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Lafayette, LA


Real movie drama over tax credits

The fight over production locations could become as dramatic as the films themselves since California is ready to try to keep cameras in Hollywood.


Related Topix: California Government, California, Louisiana

DHH awards $990,000 for Estherwood water system

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' Office of Public Health awarded a $990,000 loan to the Village of Estherwood through the State's Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund Program .


Related Topix: Louisiana

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Advocate

Debate expected on proposed Livingston Parish gravel pit regulations

The council voted 8-0 Thursday night to introduce a trio of ordinances designed to regulate mining operations and guide future land use in the parish.


Related Topix: Louisiana

Washington Times

Clinics push to block La. abortion regs

Abortion providers went to federal court in Louisiana Thursday to stop a law from going into effect Monday that they say will force them to close their clinics.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Abortion, Louisiana, US Governors

Jindal's Edmonson amendment saga gets a voice, or two

Things appear to be heating up on the issue of the behavior of the upper tier of the Louisiana State Police, though the rank and file appears for the most part to support our efforts to peel back the veneer to expose widespread abuse by those in charge.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Louisiana, Florida, Florida Government

ABC News

Brain-Eating Amoeba

Louisiana officials have cautioned residents to be careful after a deadly brain-eating amoeba was found in a parish water supply.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Travel

Arka News Agency

California State Senate resolution points to legal personality of NKR - Armenian foreign ministry

YEREVAN, August 28. /ARKA/. California State Senate resolution recognizing the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic is very important as it documents the legal personality of NKR, Armenia's deputy foreign minister Shavarsh Kocharyan told reporters on Thursday.


Related Topix: World News, Armenia, California, California Government, Louisiana

MSNBC says Bobby Jindal wants to be the 'wonk' of the 2016 presidential campaign

MSNBC reporter Jane Timm says Gov. Bobby Jindal aims to be the policy wonk of the Republican presidential field in 2016.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Louisiana, Tommy Thompson

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Garifuna-Americans prepare to celebrate Garifuna Settlement anniversary

Members of the Garifuna-American and immigrant community in the United States are preparing for the month long celebration known as National Garifuna Settlement, Education and Awareness Month from November 12 to December 12. Garifuna Settlement is the celebration of the arrival of the Garifuna to Belize, Honduras and Nicaragua in November starting ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Al Green, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sheila Jackson-Lee, Luis Gutierrez, Texas Government, Texas, Louisiana, California