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  • Scientists making fishy robots for naval research

    October 23, 2012 8:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An eel undulating through coastal waters, powered by batteries and checking for mines. A jellyfish is actually a surveillance robot, powered by the atoms around it. Fins pick up intelligence while propelling a robot bluegill sunfish. The Office of Naval Research is supporting baby steps toward... more »
  • Mom Accused of Making Baseless Abuse Accusations

    November 17, 2011 12:46 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - The owner of a Terrebonne Parish day care center has been indicted on a charge of cruelty to a juvenile after allegedly making false accusations about her own child's father. The 39-year-old Rhonda Soomro was indicted Tuesday. A document prepared by state District Judge David Arceneaux... more »
  • Campaign Against Teen Drinking is Making a Difference

    October 25, 2010 12:12 PM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Almost a year into an initiative to combat underage drinking and drunken driving in Calcasieu Parish, officials feel the mix of outreach and enforcement has made a big difference. In law enforcement, "we hit them three ways," said Cmdr. James McGee with the Calcasieu Sheriff's... more »
  • Man Sentenced for making Bomb Threat

    September 24, 2010 11:16 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 26-year-old White Castle man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for making a false bomb threat at a petroleum refinery. Michael Miller pleaded guilty in June to phoning in the threat to security workers at the Marathon refinery in Garyville last year. Miller was... more »
  • UL Parents' Night Tonight

    September 22, 2010 11:47 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Prospective college students and their parents can learn more about the college-selection and admissions processes during Parents' Night on Sept. 22 at UL Lafayette. The event will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. The event, hosted by the Office of Enrollment Services, will provide prospective college... more »
  • Libertarians Making History in LA Holding Their 1st Primary Election

    August 18, 2010 1:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Libertarians are making history this month in Louisiana, holding their first primary election after two candidates aligned with the party signed up in the Senate race. In the Aug. 28 primary, Anthony "Tony G" Gentile faces Randall Todd Hayes. The winning Libertarian advances to the... more »
  • Senate Making School Lunches Healthier

    August 5, 2010 4:23 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has passed legislation aimed at making school lunches healthier, a key part of first lady Michelle Obama's campaign to end childhood obesity. The legislation would create new standards for all foods in schools, including vending machine items, to give students healthier meal options. It would... more »
  • Jindal Making Money On Book Deal

    May 20, 2010 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal has started making money from his recent book deal. On his 2009 personal financial disclosure report, Jindal reported income of between $50,000 and $99,999 last year from the contract with Regnery Publishing to write his memoir - tentatively titled "On Solid Ground."... more »

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