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  • Healthy harvest expected for soybeans

    September 13, 2014 12:32 PM

    LAKE ARTHUR, La. (AP) - LSU AgCenter scientists say good moisture and light pest pressure could make this year's soybean crop a record-breaker. AgCenter soybean specialist Ron Levy tells The News-Star he has been surprised that excess rainfall has not ruined many soybean fields in Louisiana. Some soybean fields in... more »
  • Rice prices expected to fall

    July 27, 2014 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana agriculture officials say prices for long-grain rice are projected to drop this year. LSU AgCenter economist Mike Salassi says the long-grain variety makes up about 85 percent of the Louisiana rice crop. Salassi says prices averaged about $15.40 per hundredweight but could slip to... more »
  • Decision expected on new college campus

    March 29, 2014 4:31 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE, La. (AP) - A decision could be made in April on a new location for South Louisiana Community College's campus in St. Martinville. Louisiana Community and Technical College System spokesman Quintin Taylor told The Daily Iberian that the school is seeking a site to build a 36,000-square-foot building.... more »
  • Wearable cameras expected to cost $1.2 million

    October 1, 2013 10:09 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Police Department is a step closer to being equipped with body-worn cameras. The Times-Picayune reports a City Council committee voted on Monday to negotiate with a supplier. The cameras are expected to cost about $1.2 million. The Evaluation Committee decided unanimously to work... more »
  • Former strip club employee expected to change plea

    July 31, 2013 8:25 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A former Carencro strip club employee has indicated in court documents that he will change his plea in a federal investigation into drug dealing and prostitution at the club. Elias White, a former employee of Desperado's Gentlemen's Cabaret, and nine others, including club owner James Panos,... more »
  • $859M in La. health care cuts expected Friday

    July 13, 2012 6:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Health care providers and patients who rely on Louisiana's Medicaid program are expected to learn today how the Jindal administration plans to slash $859 million in the program that takes care of the poor, elderly and disabled. The cut is tied to a congressional reduction... more »
  • Key ruling expected in Philly priest-abuse case

    January 25, 2012 10:11 AM

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Will a Catholic monsignor be left to defend the sins of the Philadelphia archdiocese in the child sex-abuse scandal? A judge Wednesday may rule on whether prosecutors can use dozens of old priest-abuse allegations at Monsignor William Lynn's upcoming child-endangerment trial. Defense lawyers insist Lynn should only... more »
  • BP executive expected to be first trial witness

    January 25, 2012 9:13 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A BP executive is expected to be the first witness to testify at a trial next month designed to identify the causes of a deadly rig explosion that spawned a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. In a court filing Tuesday, plaintiffs'... more »
  • Record sugar harvest expected

    December 27, 2011 10:01 AM

    PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) - The 2011 sugar cane harvest is close to wrapping up, and industry watchers say Louisiana farmers should produce record levels of raw sugar this year. Kenneth Gravois, sugar-cane specialist with the LSU AgCenter, tells The Advocate ( ) the total tonnage of cane harvested per acre... more »
  • Record Sugar Harvest Expected

    December 27, 2011 8:00 AM

    PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) - The 2011 sugar cane harvest is close to wrapping up, and industry watchers say Louisiana farmers should produce record levels of raw sugar this year. Kenneth Gravois, sugar-cane specialist with the LSU AgCenter says the total tonnage of cane harvested per acre in Louisiana will be... more »
  • Obama Expected to Name New Joint Chiefs Head

    May 30, 2011 8:07 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is expected to introduce Army Gen. Martin Dempsey as his choice to lead the Joint Chiefs of Staff in a Rose Garden announcement Monday. Dempsey is an accomplished veteran of the Iraq war. He would succeed Navy Adm. Mike Mullen as the president's top... more »
  • Tracy Porter Expected to be Sidelined 3-4 Weeks

    October 6, 2010 3:13 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints coach Sean Payton says Tracy Porter had arthroscopic surgery to repair the lateral meniscus in his left knee and that the starting cornerback is expected to be sidelined three to four weeks. Payton says the club also has placed backup safety and special teams... more »
  • Low Voter Turnout Expected This Weekend

    September 28, 2010 6:55 PM

    The sound of a touch the screen voting machine after a ballot is cast is kind of like Ms. Pacman the video game, but a lot of people won't be hearing it this weekend and some have never heard it. A random sample of "on the street" interviews produced these... more »
  • Material Witness to a Quadruple Killing Expected in Calcasieu Parish Court

    September 14, 2010 12:00 PM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - The man held on $5 million bond as a material witness to a quadruple killing wasn't expected in Calcasieu Parish court for a hearing about his right to an attorney. Calcasieu District Attorney John DeRosier says 52-year-old Lee Roy Williams Jr. also had a similar... more »
  • Louisiana Wheat Acreage Expected to Increase

    August 31, 2010 7:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU AgCenter expert Steve Harrison says Louisiana's wheat acreage could easily double this year from the 150,000 acres planted last year, because prices are up substantially. Harrison, a small grains breeder, says that seed is "locked up" and will be hard to get. He says... more »
  • Light Turnout Expected in Party Primaries

    August 28, 2010 4:20 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Some of the cS Iaigns were heated but voter interest appeared light for congressional party primaries in Louisiana. Saturday's only statewide races were for the Senate. Incumbent David Vitter was considered the front-runner in the Republican primary; his likely challenger, Rep. Charlie Melancon, was the leader... more »
  • Decision Expected on Plug for BP's Broken Oil Well

    August 13, 2010 6:38 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Officials could know by early Friday if BP's broken oil well in the Gulf of Mexico has been sealed for good. An analysis of tests on the well done Thursday was scheduled to be completed within 24 hours, letting the federal government and BP PLC know... more »

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