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  • US probing Honda Accords for air bag problem

    February 4, 2014 8:12 AM

    DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the side air bags on some Honda Accords can inflate when the front doors are closed. The probe covers about 363,000 of the popular midsize cars from the 2008 model year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says 28 drivers... more »
  • Wealth Gap

    September 22, 2011 7:11 PM

    Nation wide statistics show the net wealth of white households is 20 times more than black households and 18 times more than hispanic households. Senator Mary Landrieu held a hearing Thursday in Washington D.C. to address this problem. She says the key to fixing this issue is to create more... more »
  • Alexandria faces Illegal dumping problem

    June 17, 2011 9:17 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The city of Alexandria is battling an ongoing illegal dumping issue. Instead of discarding their garbage and trash the proper way -- by placing it on the street in front of their homes -- some people are placing that trash on abandoned properties. Mayor Jacques Roy... more »
  • State Gets a New $77 Million Budget Problem

    May 19, 2011 6:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Any lawmakers' hopes that Louisiana's income picture would brighten have been dashed. The state income forecasting panel, called the Revenue Estimating Conference, instead dropped the state's forecast by $77 million this year. While the panel agreed Wednesday to leave next year's estimates alone, the drop... more »
  • Meth Labs Growing Problem in Acadiana

    April 1, 2011 6:37 PM

    Narcotics agents arrested one man in connection with a shake and bake methamphetamine operation in Carencro Friday, after finding by-products in the 600 block of Benoit Road. Agents said they've seen a significant increase in meth labs just this year alone. Glenn Usie's step-son, Brett Barrilleaux, was arrested in... more »
  • Coyotes a Problem at Acadiana Regional Airport

    September 16, 2010 10:49 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - A biologist says coyotes are a problem at Acadiana Regional Airport. Zachary Lissard told the Iberia Parish Airport Authority on Tuesday that coyotes are plentiful around the airport, and airplane lights can make them freeze on a runway. The Daily Iberian says he told the... more »
  • For Gulf Tourism, Problem is Perception - Not Oil

    August 22, 2010 6:39 PM

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Officials along the Gulf Coast say tourists are staying away from their beaches and other attractions becauigh occupancy ratar the region is coated in oil. Experts say that perception could take years to overcome and cost billions of dollars. The BP oil spill has been plugged... more »
  • Alexandria Officials Eye Graffiti Problem

    July 14, 2010 7:42 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The executive director of Cenla Pride hopes Alexandria officials will consider that organization when looking to solve graffiti problems in the city. Bettye Jones, who runs Cenla Pride, told the city council Tuesday that her organization has extensive experience running a graffiti-prevention program. The problem was... more »

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