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  • Researchers trace activity of rare whooping cranes

    November 26, 2012 3:51 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Whooping cranes introduced to the wild in southwestern Louisiana are the focus of intense research aimed at finding out where they go, what they eat and what else they do with their time. Nobody has ever looked for such detailed information about how captive-bred whoopers live... more »
  • Rare post-midnight session for Jindal ed bill

    March 23, 2012 5:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - It was a short break for the Louisiana House. They adjourned just before midnight Thursday, then quickly reconvened in the first minutes of Friday morning to carry on with debate over a teacher tenure bill being pushed by Gov. Bobby Jindal. The bill ties public... more »
  • Free exhibit includes rare Louisiana furnishings

    March 5, 2012 5:47 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - More than 50 pieces of early Louisiana furniture will be on display through June 17 in a free exhibit at The Historic New Orleans Collection. The exhibit, called "Furnishing Louisiana," includes 12 galleries of Creole and rustic Acadian furniture such as armoires, high-post beds, chests, tables,... more »
  • New Iberia Teen to Get Rare Marrow Transplant

    February 12, 2012 2:27 PM

    A New Iberia, La., teenager says he's missed a lot of life to hospital stays for sickle cell disease. In spite of eight-hour blood transfusions every three weeks, 16-year-old Ollie Green can be stricken at any time with instant, debilitating pain. On Feb. 24, he's scheduled for a bone marrow... more »
  • Youngsville Boy Suffers from Mysterious Illness

    April 13, 2011 6:13 PM

    13-month-old Kael Landry was born with several rare conditions, including dwarfism, epilepsy and heart problems. But after countless trips to the ER, Intensive Care Unit and appointments with specialists, doctors still don't know exactly what is wrong with young Kael. KATC's Maddie Garrett brings you his story, and his... more »
  • Colorful Find: A rare katydid colored pink

    August 26, 2010 9:40 PM

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - It's the prettiest bug in town - bubblegr discrimination, gly rare and was likely headed for an early demise in a bird's beak. That is until Kay Hrycko stumbled upon the shockingly pink katydid in the yard of her Springfield Township home on Tuesday. "We were... more »
  • Big dino prints found in Jurassic park in France

    October 7, 2009 9:49 AM

    PARIS (AP) - Now that's one big foot. Paleontologists in eastern France have reported the discovery of some of the largest dinosaur footprints ever documented, measuring about 1.4 meters to 1.5 meters (4.6 feet to 4.9 feet) in diameter. The site of the find, high in the Jura mountains, was... more »

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