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  • Social Services Gets Poor Mark in Audit

    May 10, 2011 12:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state Department of Social Services received a "D" grade for the way it policed programs under its jurisdiction in the last fiscal year, according to a legislative auditor's report released Monday. The report cited nine areas, in which auditors found poor financial controls in... more »
  • Health Care Providers Worried About Jindal Administration's Plans to Change Health Care for Poor

    September 20, 2010 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Health care providers are worried about the Jindal administration's plans to make changes in the way health care for the poor is delivered. Hospital and doctor groups are advising their members to be wary of signing onto the new insurance-based system. The head of the... more »
  • Eat Out to End Hunger

    April 7, 2010 3:05 PM

    Lafayette Catholic Service Centers puts on "Dimes for the Diner" each year to raise money for those in need-- but this time it is bigger than ever. You can help-- just by eating out. With more people needing help than ever before, and a new food service center... more »
  • Comedian: End world hunger? Sell the Vatican

    October 15, 2009 9:33 AM

    ROME (AP) - Comedian Sarah Silverman has a new proposal for ending world hunger: Sell the Vatican. In a new profanity-laced monologue making the rounds on YouTube in time for U.N. World Food Day on Friday, Silverman suggests that it's time for the pope to "move out of your house... more »

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