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  • N.O. man pleads guilty to stealing federal funds

    February 22, 2013 8:15 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to fraudulently receiving Social Security benefits intended for his late mother. Forty-year-old Lam Nguyen (win) faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine following his guilty plea Thursday to theft of government funds. Federal... more »
  • New Iberia Granted Two Million in Hurricane Relief

    November 23, 2010 7:17 PM

    Flooding problems are nothing new in New Iberia's west end. Now...relief is on the way. Fifty five Louisiana cities...including New Iberia...will be sharing 30 million dollars to better handle flooding. The funds are finally available because of damage done by Hurricane Gustav. During most days the Armenco Canal is quite... more »
  • LA Will Get $147 Million in Federal Funds to Aid Teachers and Other Educators

    September 14, 2010 12:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says Louisiana will get $147 million in federal funds to aid teachers and other educators. Duncan said Monday that the funds stem from a $26 billion federal bill that backers called a state stimulus measure. The legislation includes a $10... more »
  • Opelousas Receives 2.8 Million in Federal Funds

    March 24, 2010 7:08 PM

    Cities in St. Landry Parish are getting a make-over, thanks to 12.7 million dollars in federal funds. That money was awarded to help the parish recover from damage in the wake of Hurricanes Ike and Gustav. The biggest winner of the funds is Opelousas. Don Menard,... more »

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