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  • Drag queen's speech fuels Irish gay rights debate

    February 11, 2014 7:38 AM

    DUBLIN (AP) - Ireland's top drag queen, Miss Panti Bliss, has captured the attention of his nation in a fashion never seen before - with a stiletto-heeled message that his homeland remains full of Catholic bigots who make him feel ashamed to be himself. The proclamations of Panti, a.k.a. 45-year-old... more »
  • New Orleans mayor to give state-of-the-city speech

    May 22, 2012 6:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, beginning his third year in office, is set to give his annual state-of-the-city address. Tuesday afternoon's speech was scheduled to be delivered at the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts. It comes at a time when progress in the recovery... more »
  • Vitter Picks Saints over President's Speech

    September 8, 2011 11:49 PM

    President Barack Obama addressed the nation Thursday night with a speech on jobs and the economy. But not all lawmakers wanted to attend, and were even upset they had to miss out on another important event: the official start of NFL football. U.S. Senator David Vitter (R., La.) had... more »
  • Obama's Speech on Osama's Death

    May 2, 2011 12:38 AM

    THE PRESIDENT: Good evening. Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of al Qaeda, and a terrorist who's responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women, and children.... more »
  • Speech & Drama Production of Annie

    March 18, 2011 11:37 AM

    Event Name: Speech & Drama Production of Annie Organization: Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish Event Place: The Grand Opera House of the South in Crowley Event Date: March 25, 26, 27 Event Time: 7 PM on the 25th and 26; 2 PM on the... more »
  • Protesters interrupt Netanyahu New Orleans speech

    November 8, 2010 9:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Hecklers interrupted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a prominent American Jewish group on Monday, the same day his government said it would move ahead with hundreds of new housing units in disputed east Jerusalem. The five Jewish-American and Israeli protesters stood up and held... more »
  • AUI Presents Speech and Debate

    October 8, 2010 9:11 AM

    Actors Unlimited Incorporated Presents Speech and Debate at Cite' Des Arts. The dates are October 7-9th and October 14th-16th. House opens thirty minutes before curtain. Curtain is at 7:30p. Ticket prices varies. There will be pay what you can nights each Thursday night. For more information call, 337-291-1122 or... more »
  • Body of a Speech Therapist Found in Car at Middle School

    September 29, 2010 3:56 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office says the body of a speech therapist from Plain Dealing has been found in her car at a middle school after she failed to return home. Spokeswoman Cindy Chadwick says the sheriff's office and coroner are investigating the death of 57-year-old... more »
  • Obama Plans Speech, Victims Fund for Gulf

    June 13, 2010 3:31 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama demanded that BP set up a compensation fund for the oil-tainted Gulf Coast and prepared for his first Oval Office address to the nation as he tried to get a handle on the environmental disaster threatening to overwhelm his administration. White House officials announced... more »
  • Videos Showing Violence Against Animals: Free Speech

    April 20, 2010 2:34 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law aimed at banning videos that show graphic violence against animals, saying it violates the right to free speech. The justices, voting 8-1, threw out the criminal conviction of Robert Stevens of Pittsville, Va., who was sentenced to three... more »
  • White House Releases Transcripts of Obama's Speech

    September 8, 2009 2:59 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - In a speech that drew fire even before he delivered it, President Barack Obama will tell the nation's schoolchildren he "expects great things from each of you." The White House posted Obama's remarks, scheduled for Tuesday, in advance on its Website at midday Monday. Obama's planned... more »

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