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  • US growth of distant suburbs falls to historic low

    April 5, 2012 7:45 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Stung by high gasoline costs, outlying suburbs that sprouted in the heady 2000s are now seeing their growth fizzle to historic lows, halting American city dwellers' decades-long exodus to sprawling homes in distant towns. New census estimates as of July 2011 highlight a shift in population trends... more »
  • 2 Low-Income Developments Slated for Lake Charles

    February 26, 2012 2:58 PM

    The Lake Charles Housing Authority has announced plans for two low-income housing developments that will cost a combined $14.4 million. The developments announced Thursday will be called Kingsley Court, which will have 20 units, and Bayou Bluff, with 34. The units will range from two to four bedrooms, and 16... more »
  • Low Voter Turnout Expected This Weekend

    September 28, 2010 6:55 PM

    The sound of a touch the screen voting machine after a ballot is cast is kind of like Ms. Pacman the video game, but a lot of people won't be hearing it this weekend and some have never heard it. A random sample of "on the street" interviews produced these... more »
  • Proposed slogan: 'Low pants, no chance'

    September 6, 2010 4:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge Metro Council member wants the parish to boost a public awareness campaign against men who wear their pants so low that their boxer shorts show. Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle has a slogan for the campaign: "Low pants, no chance." The Advocate reports... more »
  • Voter turnout extremely low

    August 28, 2010 11:29 PM

    With a number of big seats in Washington on the line, you would expect a decent voter turn out. So, how many of you punched the ballot? KATC crunched the numbers to find a low voter turn-out for just about every parish. In Iberia Parish, a more than expected 12%... more »
  • AP Poll: BP Image Recovering From Spill, Still Low

    August 18, 2010 11:15 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - BP's image, which took an ugly beating after the Gulf oil spill, is recovering since the company capped the well, though the oil giant's approval level is still anything but robust. A majority of Americans still aren't convinced it is safe to eat seafood from parts of... more »
  • Low Bid on New Twin Spans Between Alexandria and Pineville

    August 5, 2010 3:56 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The low bid for twin two-lane bridges between Alexandria and Pineville came in more than $34 million below budget. Jensen Construction Co. of Tulsa, Okla., was the apparent low bidder Wednesday, when the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development opened 16 bids to replace the 74-year-old... more »
  • Study: Students in Private School Pilot Score Low

    July 13, 2010 9:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A pilot plan backed by Gov. Bobby Jindal that uses state tax dollars so certain students can attend private schools is producing low test scores, a new study shows. The pilot program stems from a 2008 state law that provided $10 million for up to... more »
  • Arnaudville may experience low water pressure

    February 22, 2010 11:48 AM

    The town of Arnaudville may experience low water pressure on February 23 and 24, 2010 due to crews working on main lines.
  • Low Temperatures Could Mean High Prices For Crawfish

    January 12, 2010 12:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Colder-than-normal weather in January is hurting the crawfish harvest, and that's expected to increase prices for mudbugs. LSU AgCenter research Ray McClain says catch is related to water temperature. Once temperatures go below 60 degrees, crawfish become less active and are less likely to become... more »
  • La Tech president wants TOPS continuance

    November 19, 2009 8:28 AM

    RUSTON, La. (AP) - Louisiana Tech University President Dan Reneau says he remains a firm supporter of the state's Taylor Opportunity Program for Students or TOPS that pays tuition at in-state schools for high-achieving high school students. The program has come under the spotlight recently after LSU President John Lombardi... more »

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