Nominees for the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif.: MOTION PICTURES - Picture, Drama: "The Descendants," ''The Help," ''Hugo," ''The Ides of March," ''Moneyball," ''War Horse." - Picture, Musical or Comedy: "50/50," ''The Artist," ''Bridesmaids," ''Midnight in Paris," ''My Week with Marilyn." - Actor, Drama:... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government says nearly 250 people suspected of ties to terrorism bought firearms in 2010. The purchases were permitted under federal law. The 247 people who were allowed to buy weapons did so after going through required background checks. About the same number of people suspected of... more »
Holiday wish lists are mounting, and they're not just for toys or new appliances. 232-HELP says many Acadiana families are asking for the basics this year. Leigh Petersen with 232-HELP in Lafayette says they've been flooded with calls this holiday season with families asking for help.
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A watchdog group - Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington - has released it's annual list dubbed the "Most Corrupt Members of Congress." Both Louisiana senators are on it. Democrat Mary Landrieu made the list for accepting $30,000 in campaign contributions in 2001 from employees... more »
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Safety Darren Sharper, linebacker Clint Ingram and receivers Marques Colston and Robert Meachem will start training camp on the Saints' physically unable to perform list. General manager Mickey Loomis says all four players are expected to come off list before the first preseason game Aug. 12.... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Red light cameras and low-riding pants won't be banned statewide. Gay couples in Louisiana still won't be able to adopt children together. Bars and casinos will remain smoke-filled. And Louisiana will keep its lieutenant governor. Few things are certain as the Louisiana Legislature heads into... more »
Baton Rouge, La. - Louisiana is among the finalists for the first round of the federal $4.35 billion Race to the Top (R2T) grant program. The list of states, released by the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) today, identifies 16 finalists from the initial pool of 41 applicants. The competitive... more »
Please find below, the Graduation List along with the Dean's and President's List for Fall 2009 at UL Lafayette.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks Tom Strickland and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Sam Hamilton today announced that the brown pelican, a species once decimated by the pesticide DDT, has recovered and is being removed from the... more »