NEW YORK (AP) - FedEx, the world's second-largest package delivery company, says its profit slid 12 percent in the second-quarter on weakness in its air network and the impact of Superstorm Sandy. The Memphis, Tenn., company maintained its forecast for the full fiscal year ending in May, hoping that a... more »
With the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut still fresh on the minds of many, more than 100 people from around Acadiana attended Monday night's vigil. One of the speakers, a kindergarten teacher herself, offered a reflection and prayer for the teachers who were killed.
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Louisiana lawmaker and a hurricane recovery center are seeking to bring a bit of holiday cheer to victims of Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey. State Rep. Jared Brossett and St. Paul's Homecoming Center are asking the public's help in filling a tractor-trailer... more »
RINGWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Some residents in northern New Jersey awoke to a small earthquake early Monday. The temblor, with a magnitude of 2.0, struck at 1:19 a.m. and was centered in Ringwood, a community that's still dealing with downed trees and power outages from Sandy. Geophysicist Jessica Turner at... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - Stripped of its bustle and mostly cut off from the world, New York was left wondering Tuesday when its particular way of life - carried by subway, lit by skyline and powered by 24-hour deli - would return. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the power company said... more »
Video gamers in the Northeast angling to be among the first to play the highly anticipated "Assassin's Creed III" will have to wait a little longer - even if they have power. Area GameStop stores cancelled their midnight launches of Ubisoft's historical action sequel as Superstorm Sandy continued to disrupt... more »
Crews from across the country are on their way to the northeast to help restore power outages caused by now Tropical Storm Sandy. They're even getting a little bit of help from Acadiana. At least two local companies sent crews to help areas hit by Sandy, CLECO and Entergy.
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