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  • Feds: Businessman accused of fraud after BP spill

    November 2, 2012 3:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Louisiana businessman faces a federal wire fraud charge for allegedly seeking to get BP PLC to pay him $1.4 million for supplying a helicopter that the oil giant did not ask for during its response to the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of... more »
  • Businessman Leon Godchaux II dies at age 94

    September 22, 2011 6:35 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Leon Godchaux II, a chemical engineer who ran the New Orleans sugar company and department store chain founded by his great-grandfather, is dead at the age of 94. Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home confirms that Godchaux died Tuesday at his home in New Orleans. His son, Leon "Lee"... more »
  • Businessman says camera could ease storm disputes

    August 8, 2011 10:00 AM

    OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - A businessman and his partners in Mississippi say waterproof, windproof video cameras, mounted on utility poles could help ease the filing and awarding of insurance claims. Darrell Jones says the system he's been working on for years would record damage as it happens and provide... more »
  • Businessman gets prison in bribery case

    June 22, 2011 7:24 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former co-owner of an Illinois-based technology company has been sentenced to one year in prison for his role in a plot to bribe school officials to secure federally subsidized contracts for Internet access and telecommunications services. U.S. District Judge Jay Zainey in New Orleans also... more »
  • Lafayette Businessman: Mike Spears Running For U.S. Senate

    April 19, 2010 5:38 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A Lafayette businessman and Gulf War veteran says he is running for the U.S. Senate. In his announcement Monday, Mike Spears said: "It's time to re-ignite the fight for liberty, to take the Tea Party into the halls of Congress, to take back our country." Spears... more »
  • Body Of Missing Houston Businessman Found In New Orleans

    March 9, 2010 3:57 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Texas-based nonprofit group that has been searching for a missing oil executive in New Orleans has found a body in the Mississippi River, where police say he may have fallen in near a ferry boat dock. Tim Miller, president and founder of Texas Equusearch, said... more »

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