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  • Japan won't change 1993 apology on 'comfort women'

    March 10, 2014 8:23 AM

    TOKYO (AP) - Japan says it won't change its 1993 apology over a system of forced prostitution for its military during World War II, but will continue to re-examine a 20-year-old study on which it was based. Japan has come under fire from Asian neighbors for setting up a team... more »
  • Rainbow Casino to change name

    June 11, 2012 5:24 AM

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - The Rainbow Casino in Vicksburg will take on the Isle of Capri brand next year, the owners say. The Vicksburg Post reports that the information was contained in the St. Louis-based gaming and entertainment company's quarterly financial report. The change will take effect by the end... more »
  • Bond change could save St. John $400K

    March 16, 2012 9:59 AM

    EDGARD, La. (AP) - The St. John the Baptist Parish School Board has voted to refinance $4.5 million in bonds to save about $368,000 in interest. However, the refunding is dependent on whether the district's April 21 bond issue is passed by voters. The Times-Picayune reports the $4.5 million is... more »
  • Jazz Fest Line-up Change

    March 9, 2012 10:45 AM

    Cee Lo Green has just been added to the music lineup for the upcoming New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell. The Grammy Award-winning artist and star of "The Voice," television's most popular program, will appear at Jazz Fest on Saturday, April 28. Jill Scott, previously scheduled... more »
  • Change of Venue Motion Denied in Manslaughter Case

    April 22, 2011 11:36 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The attorney for a man accused of killing his girlfriend last summer says he will continue to pursue attempts to move the upcoming trial out of Lafayette. On Thursday, state District Judge Patrick Michot denied a request for a change of venue from attorney Edward Colbert.... more »
  • Texas codefendant may change NOPD fraud plea

    February 4, 2011 9:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Court records indicate that the owner of a Brownsboro, Texas, security firm might plead guilty in a case accusing him of plotting with a New Orleans police commander to get kickbacks from a hurricane security contract. Both Joseph Branch of Gladius Inc. and police Capt. Michael... more »
  • Change in Air Force units at Barksdale AFB

    December 23, 2010 10:30 AM

    BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. (AP) - An Air Force Reserve Command unit that has been housed at the Barksdale Air Force Base since the 1970s will be deactivated and replaced by a new unit of bombers. The 917th Wing of the Air Force Reserve Command will be deactivated Jan.... more »
  • Allen Says Nation Needs to Change Law to Better Handle Oil Spills

    September 30, 2010 3:49 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen says the nation needs to change the law to better handle major oil spills in the future. Allen spoke Thursday in New Orleans, one day before the end of his mission overseeing the response to the BP PLC oil spill.... more »
  • Health Care Providers Worried About Jindal Administration's Plans to Change Health Care for Poor

    September 20, 2010 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Health care providers are worried about the Jindal administration's plans to make changes in the way health care for the poor is delivered. Hospital and doctor groups are advising their members to be wary of signing onto the new insurance-based system. The head of the... more »
  • Lt. Gov.: Ban an Attempt to Change Energy Policy

    August 18, 2010 8:55 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - President Barack Obama's continued moratorium on deepwater petroleum drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is an attempt to move the United States toward alternative energy at a high economic cost to southern Louisiana, the state's lieutenant governor says. During a hearing Tuesday before the state's two... more »
  • US Gas Stations: Stay BP or Change Name to Amoco?

    July 30, 2010 7:25 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP gas station owners across the country are divided over whether the oil giant stained by its handling of the Gulf spill should rebrand U.S. outlets as Amoco or another name as part of its effort to repair the company's badly damaged reputation. Some who have... more »
  • Gulf Cleanup will Change Once Oil Stops For Good

    July 29, 2010 8:58 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The government's point man for the Gulf spill plans to meet with coastal parish officials Thursday to talk about what's next now that the oil has stopped flowing. Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen said crews are having trouble finding patches of the crude that had... more »
  • Jefferson Parish Trying to Change Fat City

    July 10, 2010 4:28 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - They've tried for decades to rehabilitate, re-imagine and remake Fat City, only to see the Metairie nightlife district stubbornly cling to its rough and rowdy ways. So Jefferson Parish officials now are trying a more persistent, relentless approach. An ambitious plan is in the works to... more »
  • Plan Changes for St. Tammany Plant

    May 7, 2010 9:58 AM

    COVINGTON, La. (AP) - A company that wants to build a natural sewage-treatment plant in Hickory in St. Tammany Parish has abandoned its plans. St. Tammany's Zoning Commission denied a request last month from Bioregen Systems LLC for a zoning change to accommodate the plant. An appeal to the Parish... more »
  • LA Florists Required to Pass Exam May Change

    April 19, 2010 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana would no longer be the only state that requires retail florists to pass a licensing exam, if lawmakers approve a bill that received approval Monday from the House Commerce Committee. The measure by Rep. Franklin Foil, R-Baton Rouge, would do away with the written... more »
  • Change That Works in Lafayette

    November 14, 2009 7:14 PM

    Supporters of Presidents Obama's healthcare reform bill got together today at St. James Baptist Church in Lafayette. It was a part of a grass roots movement making its way across the nation. The group traveled from New orleans to spread their message. They focused on senior citizens... more »
  • WIC Introduces Program Changes in October

    September 28, 2009 12:53 PM

    Wilmington, Del. - The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition program will see some positive changes October first. For the first time, participants will be able to get fresh, frozen or canned fruits and vegetables. The federal government has made revisions to the food voucher program for needy... more »

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