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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »