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  • Kenner gets grant to armor emergency center

    October 18, 2014 1:19 PM

    KENNER, La. (AP) - Kenner has been awarded a state grant of more than $370,000 to install protective measures at its emergency operations center. Mayor Michael Yenni says the grant is coming from the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Kenner will contribute a 25 percent match to... more »
  • Tulane prof gets grant for meth ingredient study

    December 12, 2012 6:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Tulane University faculty member has received a grant to study the possible effects of placing more severe restrictions on an ingredient found in cold and sinus medications. The same ingredient is used to illegally produce methamphetamine. Keith Finlay, an assistant professor of economics at Tulane,... more »
  • Jefferson Parish gets grant for business loans

    September 7, 2011 6:45 AM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Council says it has received a $2 million hurricane recovery grant for loans and technical assistance to parish-based businesses. JEDCO said Tuesday that it will be able to authorize loans for the purchase of land, buildings, equipment and inventory. Small businesses... more »
  • Jefferson Parish gets grant for business loans

    September 7, 2011 6:44 AM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Council says it has received a $2 million hurricane recovery grant for loans and technical assistance to parish-based businesses. JEDCO said Tuesday that it will be able to authorize loans for the purchase of land, buildings, equipment and inventory. Small businesses... more »
  • ULL gets grant to for education programs

    September 5, 2011 6:53 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The National Science Foundation has awarded a $127,449 grant to the University of Louisiana-Lafayette to develop programs for Louisiana middle school teachers. The Advertiser reported the grant will fund The Louisiana Noyce Teaching Fellows and Master Teaching Fellows Planning Project. Christina Eubanks-Turner, assistant professor in university's... more »
  • Pennington gets grant to study troop nutrition

    August 11, 2011 9:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge is getting a $6 million grant to fund a study of new ways to boost the performance of wartime personnel. Known as the Collaborate Research to Optimize Warfighter Nutrition Project, the plan is trying to discover ways... more »

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