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  • La.'s per capita debt rises again in last year

    March 2, 2012 6:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The amount of debt Louisiana carries for each state resident rose again over the last year, the third year of increases, but the state remains well below its debt cap, according to a report released Thursday. The latest assessment, presented to the Bond Commission, showed... more »
  • Boating deaths statewide way up from last year

    July 25, 2011 6:30 AM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - After fatal boat wrecks a month apart, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is launching a boater-safety campaign, distributing brochures to marinas and installing signs warning boaters to drive safely. One fatality was among 27 boating deaths statewide through June. The total for all 2010 was 21.... 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 »

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