WASHINGTON (AP) - It's the end of the road for Jon Huntsman. The Republican presidential candidate is expected to pull out of the race today and back front-runner Mitt Romney. Huntsman, who served as President Barack Obama's ambassador to China, had counted on New Hampshire to make him a legitimate... more »
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Layoffs are on the way at a Mississippi Gulf Coast casino and at a shipyard. Northrop Grumman on Monday confirmed a WLOX television report that it laid off 76 workers on Friday. A company statement issued by spokesman Bill Glenn notes the cyclical nature of the... more »
NEW ORLEANS - It's time to get rid of nearly 260 FEMA trailers remaining of the 23,300 installed after Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans five years ago, several City Council members say. The trailers spoil the city's image of recovery, Housing and Human Needs Committee members agreed during Monday night's... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The ban on deepwater petroleum drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is in its third month and the forecasts of thousands of lost jobs in Louisiana just haven't materialized. Why not? And could it still happen? It's a worry for the state's economy, for sure, and... more »
Now a story you might find on HGTV or read about in Architectural Digest. A house right here in Lafayette that is the first of it's kind in the Southeast.
When you think of "go green houses" you probably think states like California, maybe Arizona- where the earthy crunchy... more »
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - BP's incoming CEO says it's time to scale back the massive effort to clean up the oil spill, but adds that the commitment to make things right is the same as ever. Bob Dudley was in Biloxi, Miss., on Friday to announce that former Federal Emergency... more »