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  • Louisiana Bayou Towns Brace For Flooding Impact

    Louisiana Bayou Towns Brace For Flooding Impact
    A day after Army engineers opened a key spillway to relieve flooding along the Mississippi River, residents of small Louisiana towns braced on Sunday for a surge of water that could leave thousands of homes and farms under as much as 20 feet of water....
  • Thousands more forced to evacuate along Mississippi River

    Thousands more forced to evacuate along Mississippi River
    Historic flooding from the Mississippi river is ravaging through the south. Four floodgates are now open on a major emergency spillway in Louisiana, The Morganza Spillway. Many people in low-lying areas are leaving their homes as waters from the...
  • American Red Cross Helping Tornado Victims With Emotional Stress

    American Red Cross Helping Tornado Victims With Emotional Stress
         When there's death and destruction, there will most definitely be emotional stress like shock and sadness. The Southeast Louisiana Chapter of The American Red Cross is sending trained mental professionals who were in Baton Rouge to help tornado...
  • Louisiana Rapper "Lil Boosie" Arrested For Trying to Smuggle Drugs Into Prison

    Louisiana Rapper "Lil Boosie" Arrested For Trying to Smuggle Drugs Into Prison
    Torrence Hatch, also known as "Lil Boosie," is arrested for trying to smuggle drugs into the Louisiana State Prison where he's currently serving time. Louisiana State Police say the 28 year old and two other men made arrangements with undercover officers...
  • Hartford Math Teacher Honored

    Hartford Math Teacher Honored
    One by one, Marilyn Jack-Ortique's geometry students stood at the front of the classroom Tuesday to solve a math problem on the board. Some of the problems involved the Pythagorean theorem, and students were required to demonstrate how they arrived at...
  • "Girldrive" captures adventurous spirit

    "Girldrive" captures adventurous spirit
    One of life's most hopeful acts is hitting the open road with a good friend, good music and a full tank of gas, knowing that in ways you can't predict you'll come home changed. So when Emma Bee Bernstein and Nona Willis Aronowitz pulled out of Chicago in...
  • The tale of Yellow Tail brand

    The tale of Yellow Tail brand
    Since its launch in 2001, the Yellow Tail line of wines has hopped smartly to the front of the affordable wine pack. The brand's colorful wallaby-festooned label has spawned so many animal-themed wannabe's that a name for a whole new wine genre was...
  • Victoria's Secret

    Victoria's Secret
    Women in several states claim Victoria's Secret bras gave them rashes and other skin problems, and a group of lawyers sought Wednesday to consolidate their cases against the lingerie chain. Federal lawsuits filed in Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey and New...
  • Beware the Hidden Salt in Chicken

    Beware the Hidden Salt in Chicken
    Who: Major poultry producers say injecting their products with saltwater solutions makes for tastier, juicier meat. Other producers promote their products as free of the additive and say that the practice is deceptive. Who, Part 2: Some nutrition experts...
  • Pedometers can motivate users to get in step

    Pedometers can motivate users to get in step
    If the journey toward fitness begins with a single step, make sure it's counted with a pedometer. These little step-tracking gadgets now have a solid track record when it comes to motivating people to exercise. And their popularity is growing. Inside...
  • Exercise vs. Counting Calories

    Exercise vs. Counting Calories
    As a nation, we are obviously getting fatter and fatter. Not only are we ever more confused about how to lose weight, we're particularly fuzzy on the question of how big a role exercise plays and whether we just have to count calories. So, here's the...
  • Robert H. Barrow dies at 86; former commandant of the Marine Corps

    Robert H. Barrow, a former commandant of the Marine Corps who was decorated for heroism and recognized for reforms, died Oct. 30 at his home in St. Francisville, La. He was 86 and had heart and circulatory problems. Barrow, a retired four-star general,...