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  • Sister accused of trying to pressure victims

    June 26, 2013 6:39 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Rapides Parish deputies say the sister of a Pineville man who eluded authorities for more than two years now is facing charges that she tried to pressure victims into changing their stories. The Town Talk reports 37-year-old Jennifer Colleen Gordey Davis was arrested Saturday and booked... more »
  • Pressure Builds for Civilian Drone Flights at Home

    February 26, 2012 2:54 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Heads up: Drones are going mainstream. Civilian cousins of the unmanned military aircraft that have tracked and killed terrorists in the Middle East and Asia are in demand by police departments, border patrols, power companies, news organizations and others wanting a bird's-eye view that's too impractical or... more »
  • Rant-Rev. Jones Burning Quran on 9/11?

    September 7, 2010 7:20 PM

    RANT: We'd like your opinion on this hot button issue. Email your thoughts to We could air your RANT tonight! GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The government turned up the pressure Tuesday on the head of a small Florida church who plans to burn copies of the Quran on... more »
  • LSU Felt Political Pressure to Settle Lawsuit

    August 14, 2010 10:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The chancellor and president at Louisiana State University felt pressured by the Senate president and the risk of losing major financing for the school if they did not settle a lawsuit in favor of a private contractor represented by a state senatorm, according to school... more »
  • Tropical Depression Putting Pressure on BP and U.S. to Evacuate Ships

    July 22, 2010 1:04 PM

    ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - A tropical depression racing toward the Gulf of Mexico Thursday increased pressure on BP and the U.S. government to decide whether to evacuate dozens of ships at the site of the ruptured oil well. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said a cluster... more »
  • BP Drilling Later This Week to Relieve Pressure Off Blown-Out Well

    April 27, 2010 2:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP says crews will begin drilling later this week to try and take the pressure off of a blown-out well spewing 42,000 gallons of crude oil a day into the Gulf of Mexico. BP was leasing the Deepwater Horizon, the offshore oil rig that exploded last... 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.
  • The North of Crowley Water Corporation: Water pressure concerns

    January 8, 2010 1:38 PM

    The North of Crowley Water Corporation is asking customers not to let their water run, at least through Monday, as a means of protecting pipes. Officials say they are already experiencing low water pressure and this could set the stage for a deadly scenario as firefighters need "high" pressure... more »
  • SLEMCO Re-routes Power To Ease Pressure On Acadiana Grid

    January 7, 2010 5:31 PM

    In an effort to ease the congestion of Acadiana's electrical grid during the forecasted cold snap over the next few days, SLEMCO is in the process of shifting the electrical load of some of its customers to substations that fall outside the immediate vicinity of Lafayette. "Our customers will... more »

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