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  • Birders seek cause of blackbirds' decline

    March 22, 2014 2:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Rusty blackbirds do not have flashy plumage and their songs can be likened to the sound of a VHS tape rewinding or a squeaky door, but they are the focus of birders from Canada to Louisiana as researchers try to find out why their populations... more »
  • Jefferson murder rate sees decline

    October 10, 2012 8:05 AM

    HARVEY, La. (AP) - Jefferson Parish has seen a decline in homicides so far this year compared with 2011. The Advocate reports the sheriff's office released crimes statistics Tuesday that show a nearly 40 percent decrease in homicides in unincorporated Jefferson Parish so far in 2012 compared with 2011. By... more »
  • Couple decline deal in Baton Rouge cruelty case

    April 4, 2012 10:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore says a man and woman accused of abusing their 20-month-old son in 2009 have rejected the state's offer to plead guilty in exchange for 25-year prison terms. The Advocate reports 29-year-old Steven Staggs, the boy's father, and... more »
  • Study: Smoking scenes on the decline in top movies

    August 19, 2010 10:00 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - There's a lot less smoking in the movies these days, a new report shows. Tobacco use on the silver screen peaked in 2005 and has been on the decline since, according to research that looked at the most popular films from 1991 to 2009. Last year... more »
  • Prison Population may Gradually Decline in Louisiana

    April 27, 2010 11:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana, where one out of every 55 adults is incarcerated, could see its prison population gradually decline if a package of bills up for debate in the House this week is passed into law. The four bills mainly target nonviolent offenders, who make up 60... more »

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