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  • Requirements for Shrimpboat Nets Starts Federal Debate

    May 11, 2012 12:12 AM

    A new regulation on shrimpboats not only has has shrimpers upset, it's now the center of a federal debate. The NOAA Federal Fisheries Agency said by next year, all shrimping trawls must have turtle excluder devices (TEDs), a trap-door that would protect sea turtles from drowning in shrimp nets. The... more »
  • No Child Left Behind Tweaked to Help Schools

    August 9, 2011 7:21 PM

    When the No Child Left Behind Act was first signed by President Bush in 2001, it was supposed to grade every student nation-wide by the same standards by 2014. The problem is many schools across the nation aren't up-to-par, including Louisiana schools, but state education officials are hoping to side... more »
  • Eligibility Rules Get Tougher for Student Athletes

    January 28, 2011 11:30 PM

    High school gyms buzzing with basketball games across Acadiana every Friday night. But right in the middle of their season comes big changes for student athletes, as new Louisiana state rules go into effect over students' grades. "Pretty much when I'm done with sports I go straight home, get... more »
  • Anti-Terrorism Requirements for Financial Institutions

    September 27, 2010 12:23 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing that banks report all electronic money transfers in and out of the country, expanding its anti-terrorism requirements for financial institutions. The Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network says the new requirement would boost their ability to track the source of funding for... more »
  • House Backs Easing Parole Requirements

    April 29, 2010 1:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Two bills that would tweak Louisiana's parole system, allowing some prisoners to get out of jail sooner, will be debated in the state Senate after getting House passage Wednesday. The first proposal by Rep. Pat Smith, D-Baton Rouge, would increase the amount of "good time"... more »

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