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  • Vermilion Parish sets sights on economic growth

    December 2, 2013 9:13 AM

    ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) - A parish-wide effort to boost the economy of Vermilion Parish is about to get underway with a search for the coastal parish's first economic development director. Over the past year, the parish's cities and other governmental entities committed funding over a three-year period to start an... more »
  • New Businesses Bringing New Jobs to Duson

    March 18, 2013 6:36 PM

    The Town of Duson was once known as the town that cannot grow. Mayor Johnny Thibodeaux is looking to change that even creating the slogan "discover the new Duson." "With the interstate being so close to the Town of Duson, we need to use the interstate because it's so... more »
  • Bernanke optimistic on long-term economic growth

    March 30, 2012 9:17 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Thursday that he thinks the U.S. economy will return to its long-term growth of around 3 percent a year despite the weaknesses it still faces. Bernanke made his observation in his fourth and final lecture to George Washington University students. The... more »

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