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  • Using jazz to teach concepts of democracy

    May 23, 2013 8:36 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Loyola University of New Orleans faculty member is among educators and musicians who teamed this week to use elements of jazz to teach the concept of democracy. Loyola's Dean of Social Sciences Luis Miron (mih-ROHN') and others adapted a curriculum that more than 30 teachers... more »
  • Miss. woman pleads guilty to using bogus checks

    May 3, 2012 5:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Mississippi woman has pleaded guilty in New Orleans to using counterfeit bank checks to purchase vehicles from several dealerships in southeast Louisiana. Twenty-six-year-old Gina Seawright, of Bay St. Louis, Miss., faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine following her... more »
  • State using prepaid debit cards for some refunds

    April 2, 2012 6:28 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After trying to help her homebound mother use her state refund, Barbara Ewell is convinced the new prepaid debit card program was set up with banks rather than people in mind. "I've found it incredibly complicated," said Ewell, an English professor in New Orleans, told The... more »
  • Churches Using Background Checks to Protect Children

    October 6, 2010 3:06 PM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - More churches and religious groups are doing regular background checks with hopes of preventing abuse of children. Children's advocates say not all background checks are equal, and warn religious groups they must be especially vigilant because their trusting communities are often targets for abusers. Insurance... more »
  • Obama endorses using fines for Gulf rehabilitation

    September 28, 2010 9:38 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - President Barack Obama endorsed a plan Tuesday to rehabilitate the Gulf of Mexico with some of the billions of dollars in water pollution fines expected from the companies responsible for the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, the government's point person... more »
  • BP Still not Committing to Using Relief Well

    August 26, 2010 4:21 PM

    HOUSTON (AP) - A senior BP executive is again avoiding committing the oil giant to using relief wells to seal to the Gulf of Mexico well that blew out in April. Senior Vice President Kent Wells on Thursday skirted questions by federal investigators on whether the oil giant will proceed... more »
  • Innovative Therapies Doctors are Studying Using "Adult" Stem Cells

    July 30, 2010 4:10 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - A few months ago, Dr. Thomas Einhorn was treating a patient with a broken ankle that wouldn't heal, even with multiple surgeries. So he sought help from the man's own body. Einhorn drew bone marrow from the man's pelvic bone with a needle, condensed it to... more »
  • Oil response crews using shop vacuums to suck oil

    June 16, 2010 5:26 PM

    BAY JIMMY, La. (AP) - Oil response crews in coastal Plaquemines Parish are getting creative in trying to clean up the marshes, using shop vacuums to suck oil into 55-gallon drums. Disaster Recovery Corp. workers Jessie Shafeer and Rick Soto, paid by BP and working under the direction of parish... more »
  • Toxicologist Calls For Order to Quit Using Chemical Dispersant

    May 17, 2010 3:39 PM

    VENICE, La. (AP) - A marine toxicologist who was a veteran of the Exxon Valdez oil spill and Louisiana fishermen have called for President Barack Obama to order BP PLC to quit using a chemical dispersant in the Gulf of Mexico. Riki Ott, whose livelihood in the fishing industry was... more »

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