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  • Research foundation takes control of LSU hospitals

    October 1, 2013 10:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A nonprofit research foundation has taken over management of the LSU hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe. The Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana, or BRF, began its management of the hospitals Tuesday, under a privatization deal pushed by Gov. Bobby Jindal. BRF has never run... more »
  • Mosquito control tax renewal on Nov. 6 ballot

    October 9, 2012 7:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 1.23 mill property tax to support a public agency that handles mosquito control in East Baton Route Parish is on the ballot for renewal in the Nov. 6 election. The tax millage for East Baton Rouge Parish Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control would cost... more »
  • Superintendents Gain Control to Hire and Fire

    August 6, 2012 11:15 PM

    Governor Bobby Jindal's education reform is giving new power to superintendents across the state when it comes to hiring and firing faculty and staff. But school board members are voicing their concerns. St. Landry Parish Interim Superintendent Joseph Cassimere appointed a new principal last week at Eunice Elementary, without... more »
  • St. Helena school to stay under state control

    July 31, 2012 8:41 AM

    GREENBURG, La. (AP) - A federal district judge says he has the authority to transfer the state-run St. Helena Central Middle School back into local school board control but he's not going to do so right now. The Advocate reports St. Helena Parish school system officials argued that the district's... more »
  • Guard rescued at SC prison; officers control unit

    June 6, 2012 6:01 AM

    BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (AP) - A guard held hostage at a South Carolina high security prison was rescued early Wednesday after a standoff of more than 6 hours, a corrections department spokesman said. The officer was rescued and prison officials regained control of the building at the Lee Correctional Institution here... more »
  • Ascension chief urges animal control funding

    May 7, 2012 9:03 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez says he believes the parish needs to look at setting up a dedicated funding mechanism to pay for parish animal control. The Advocate reports the current user fee structure, coupled with flat fees the municipalities pay for parish services, generates about... more »
  • AF may disband La Guard traffic control squadron

    April 10, 2012 9:24 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The Air Force has proposed disbanding a Louisiana National Guard air traffic control squadron based at England Airpark in Rapides Parish. The Town Talk reports that the news surprised Louisiana's congressional delegation and local officials. The 259th Air Traffic Control Squadron's 110 members control the movement... more »
  • Odor control maker moving to Louisiana

    January 13, 2012 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A company that manufactures odor control products for restrooms has agreed to move its headquarters from California to Baton Rouge and its manufacturing operation from Illinois to Baton Rouge. State economic development officials say the move by West Sanitation Services Inc. will involve a $1.4... more »
  • Medical Experts Recommend Free Birth Control

    July 20, 2011 10:43 PM

    Women could soon have access to free birth control and other contraceptive methods after a recommendation by some of the top medical experts. While some organizations are applauding the idea, others oppose it. Free birth control, cancer screenings and STD counseling are just a few of the eight preventative... more »
  • Republicans Ride Voter Unrest to Control of House

    November 3, 2010 8:31 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans reaped a windfall from independent voters and tea party activists to seize control of the House in midterm elections, gained seats in the Senate and served notice Wednesday they will confront President Barack Obama with a conservative agenda to cut government and spur private-sector jobs. "We've... more »
  • Birth Control Could be Free

    November 1, 2010 12:40 PM

    WASHINGTON - Fifty years after the pill, another birth control revolution may be on the horizon: free contraception for women in the U.S., thanks to the new health care law. That could start a shift toward more reliable - and expensive - forms of birth control that are gaining acceptance... more »
  • Parish Considers Revamping Animal Control

    October 25, 2010 12:27 PM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - Eighteen months after three dogs killed a Morganza toddler, the Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury is set to overhaul the parish's animal control ordinance. On Tuesday, police jurors are expected to begin debating whether to assign fees to owners of potentially dangerous dogs, levy fines... more »
  • With BP Spill Under Control, US Looks at Drill Ban

    August 14, 2010 11:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Now that the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history has effectively been stopped, the White House is considering an early end to its moratorium on deepwater drilling. But four months after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon, regulators have only started to make good on... more »
  • US to Take More Control of Spill Response Website

    July 4, 2010 3:07 PM

    HOUSTON (AP) - The US government is expected to take over control of the central information website on the Gulf oil spill response that has been run jointly by various agencies and BP for the 2½ months since the rig explosion. The Department of Homeland Security wants a one-stop shop... more »
  • Gov. Jindal Freezes Many State Budget Under His Control

    March 25, 2010 12:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal has partially frozen state spending on travel, supplies, contracts and other services in agencies under his control. Jindal ordered the limited spending freeze Thursday as he prepares to cope with an expected multimillion deficit for the current budget year, which ends June... more »
  • Animal Control Confirms Rabies Case In St. Martin Parish

    February 26, 2010 6:48 PM

    (St. Martinville, La.)- Yesterday morning at approximately 11:00 a.m., a resident in Parks called Animal Control to say that he observed a skunk in his front yard that appeared to be ill. When authorities arrived on scene, they located the skunk a short distance away from where it was originally... more »
  • Update: Louisiana H1N1

    December 30, 2009 12:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The 2009 H1N1 flu vaccine will be available to anyone in the general public starting Monday, January 4, 2010, State Health Officer Jimmy Guidry, M.D., announced today. The department has already alerted H1N1 vaccine providers statewide that they may begin offering H1N1 vaccinations to the general public... more »
  • Newspapers needed for animal center

    November 18, 2009 11:32 AM

    The Lafayette Animal Control Center is in need of many items, especially with the cooler months ahead of us, however, old newspapers or towels for their four-legged residents would be much appreciated. If you or someone you know is capable of donating or maybe interested in adopting an animal... more »
  • Lafayette Animal Control Deal Reached

    September 14, 2009 8:15 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Consolidated Government has reached tentative agreements with all five parish municipalities for animal control services. The issue has been on the table for several months, after the City-Parish Council voted in April to have the communities of Carencro, Scott, Duson, Broussard and Youngsville... more »

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