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  • Police: Last hostage at French school released

    July 10, 2012 6:00 AM

    PARIS (AP) - Police say an armed man who took hostages Tuesday morning at a school complex has released the last one unhurt. A police official said the hostage-taker was still inside the complex, which includes nursery and elementary schools. He said the last hostage had "no injuries." Children initially... more »
  • Army IDs Remains of Last Missing Soldier in Iraq

    February 26, 2012 3:02 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S military says it has identified the remains of the last American service member unaccounted for in Iraq. Staff Sgt. Ahmed Kousay al-Taie was an Army interpreter who was born in Iraq and lived in Ann Arbor, Mich. He was kidnapped at gunpoint in October 2006... more »
  • Last Couillon Standing Contest

    January 18, 2012 9:14 AM

    Last Couillon Standing Contest Goodwill Industries of Acadiana will be holding the performance of the Last Couillon Standing on January 19th. This show will determine the winner of the contest, and the comedian who will take the stage to represent the contest during this year's Cajun Comic Relief show.... more »
  • Fewer people sought unemployment aid last week

    January 5, 2012 9:46 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell further last week, ending the year on a three-month run of declines that point to stronger hiring in 2012. Weekly applications dropped by 15,000 to a seasonally adjusted 372,000 last week, the Labor Department said. That's 11 percent lower... more »
  • New Orleans moves to get rid of last FEMA trailers

    December 30, 2010 9:23 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The era of the FEMA trailer - a symbol of the prolonged rebuilding from Hurricane Katrina - might be drawing to a close in New Orleans. Citing the remaining 221 trailers as blight, New Orleans officials have told the last remaining residents to be out by... more »
  • More People Applied for Jobless Benefits Last Week

    December 2, 2010 9:07 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but the broader trend in layoffs points to a slowly healing job market. The Labor Department says new claims for unemployment aid rose last week by a seasonally adjusted 26,000 to 436,000. The previous week's claims were revised up... more »
  • Woman Rescued from Filthy Shed Last Month Dies

    November 19, 2010 8:00 AM

    BAYOU BLUE, La. (AP) - A 69-year-old woman who was hospitalized last month after Lafourche Parish authorities found her living in filthy conditions has died. The Lafourche Sheriff's says in Thibodaux that the woman, Faye Miller, died Tuesday afternoon, less than three weeks after she was released from a specialized... more »
  • Palmer Long, last of Huey Long's children, dies

    October 25, 2010 10:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Palmer Reid Long, the last surviving child of 1930s populist Huey P. Long, has died. Long, 89, died on Saturday in Shreveport. His brother was the late U.S. Sen. Russell Long, who died in 2003, while his uncle, Earl K. Long, also was elected governor of... more »
  • Couple Wins Saints Sideline Seats from Lottery

    October 14, 2010 12:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Plaquemine resident Earl Comeaux and his wife love to attend Saints games, but they have always watched from afar. On Oct. 24, though, they will get to see the Saints take on Cleveland with pregame field passes and Club Sideline seats after winning a 2010 Saints Prize... more »
  • Last of Chilean miners is raised safely to surface

    October 13, 2010 9:32 PM

    SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) - The last of the Chilean miners, the foreman who held them together when they were feared lost, was raised from the depths of the earth Wednesday night - a joyous ending to a 69-day ordeal that riveted the world. No one has ever been... more »
  • Last Flock of Oiled Birds Released

    October 7, 2010 10:40 AM

    COCODRIE, La. (AP) - The pelicans, laughing gulls and a black crowned night heron that were released on Raccoon Island are last major group of oil-leak affected birds to be released in Louisiana after their rehabilitation. On Thursday about 20 people were on hand as the birds flew away. Wednesday's... more »
  • Lawsuit Challenging the Way State Lawmakers Balanced Last Year's Budget

    October 4, 2010 12:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A lawsuit is challenging the way state lawmakers balanced last year's budget with $198 million from Louisiana's "rainy day" fund. The lawsuit was filed Monday. It claims legislators violated the state constitution by not repaying the money that was taken from the fund. If the... more »
  • Money Available to LA Aquaculture Producers for Last Year's High Feed Costs

    September 24, 2010 1:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain says $20 million in federal money is available to Louisiana aquaculture producers who need help because of last year's high feed costs. Strain says it covers producers whose feed costs last year were 25 percent higher than the 2003-07... more »
  • 4 groups apply for last Louisiana casino

    September 23, 2010 9:32 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana gambling regulators received four applications Thursday for the state's 15th and final riverboat casino license, with three companies wanting to locate in the Texas-oriented market of Lake Charles and the fourth proposing a boat near New Orleans. The applicants include major operator Penn National Gaming... more »
  • Thursday is the Deadline for last Louisiana Casino License

    September 23, 2010 10:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Thursday is the deadline for applications for Louisiana's 15th and final riverboat casino license allowed by law. The Louisiana Gaming Control Board put the license up for applicants after it was returned to the state in April by Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. Pinnacle had planned to use... more »
  • Controller Distracted by Phone Call Was Cause of Midair Collision Over Hudson River Last Year

    September 14, 2010 3:57 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Errors by an air traffic controller distracted by a personal phone call set the stage for a midair collision last year over the Hudson River between a tour helicopter and a small plane that claimed nine lives, a federal safety panel said Tuesday. While the National Transportation... more »
  • Global Vaccine Sales Rose by 16 Percent Last Year

    August 13, 2010 12:06 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - A healthcare market research publisher says global vaccine sales rose by a healthy 16 percent last year. Kalorama Information reports that sales shot up to $22.1 billion, from $19 billion in 2008. The firm's researchers are forecasting vaccine sales will rise at a compound annual rate... more »
  • BP Suspending Drilling on Well Until Storm Passes

    August 10, 2010 12:09 PM

    The government's point man for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico says crews drilling a relief well to permanently stop the oil will suspend their work until storms pass. Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen says the suspension could delay completion of the relief well by two or... more »
  • St. Tammany Parish's Last Hurricane Katrina Mission

    July 30, 2010 12:18 PM

    COVINGTON, La. (AP) - St. Tammany Parish says it is creating what it calls one of the most comprehensive websites there is about Hurricane Katrina for the fifth anniversary of the storm. A news release says officials hope it will be the parish's last Hurricane Katrina mission. The site -... more »
  • State's Last Riverboat Casino License

    June 16, 2010 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana gambling regulators are taking applications for the state's last riverboat casino license. State law limits the number of casino riverboats to 15. The license came open when Las Vegas-based Pinnacle Entertaiment Inc. scrapped plans for a second casino-hotel project in Lake Charles and returned... more »

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