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  • 3 squabbling companies must cooperate to plug well

    3 squabbling companies must cooperate to plug well
    On shore, BP, Halliburton and Transocean are engaging in a billion-dollar blame game over the blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. At sea, they're depending on each other to finally plug up the environmental disaster. Workers say the companies'...
  • La. Tumor Registry Gets $12m Federal Contract

    La. Tumor Registry Gets $12m Federal Contract
    The Louisiana Tumor Registry gets a seven-year, $12 million contract to remain part of the National Cancer Institute's registry. The institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results program - or SEER - is made up of 18 registries covering about...
  • Levees.org: Katrina Levee Breaches Historic

    Levees.org: Katrina Levee Breaches Historic
    The grassroots group Levees.org is asking the National Register of Historic Places to recognize places where levees broke after Hurricane Katrina. The group's research director, H.J. Bosworth Jr., says they are starting with two because the amount of...
  • Open Season On Red States

    August 3, 2010...For most politicians, campaign season comes and goes, but in the Obama White House, it is permanent. As we approach mid-term elections and get ready for the next presidential election, team Obama is working on the swing states,...
  • Arizona Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Charges

    Arizona Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Charges
    RICHARD MOORE, age 46, a resident of Phoenix, Arizona, pled guilty in federal court today before U. S. District Judge Stanwood Duval, Jr., to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture containing a...
  • Darensburg Appointed New Orleans Juvenile Court Judge

    Darensburg Appointed New Orleans Juvenile Court Judge
    Attorney Ranord J. Darensburg has been appointed by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court as judge pro tempore to the Juvenile Court for the Parish of Orleans according to Justice Bernette Johnson. Darensburg fills the vacancy created by the resignation...
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Members Experience Headaches And Long Lines At Louis Armstrong International

    Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Members Experience Headaches And Long Lines At Louis Armstrong International
    Hundreds of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority members tried to leave Louis Armstrong International all at the same time. That wasn't a good idea. It produced long lines, headaches and frustration. Some missed their flights. "This is unbelievable we put a lot...
  • Convincing Consumers LA Seafood Is Safe

    Convincing Consumers LA Seafood Is Safe
    The Louisiana Foodservice EXPO is catering to a new crowd this year-- skeptics. Everyone involved is working to prove our seafood is safe. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has more. It's day two of the Louisiana Foodservice EXPO and many have forgotten...
  • Back to School Safety tips

    Back to School Safety tips
    With the 2010 school session upon us, New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas would like to remind motorists to be alert for children boarding or exiting school buses. Louisiana law requires that if any school or church bus used in the...
  • New Orleans judge to handle most Gulf spill suits

    New Orleans judge to handle most Gulf spill suits
    A federal judge in New Orleans was picked Tuesday to preside over more than 300 lawsuits filed against BP PLC and other companies over the Gulf oil spill, in a move that should please many of the plaintiffs' lawyers and their clients. The U.S. Judicial...
  • Feds: Storms delay drilling for final BP well plug

    Feds: Storms delay drilling for final BP well plug
    An approaching tropical depression forced crews to suspend drilling Tuesday on the final stretch of a relief well aimed at shooting a permanent underground plug into BP's busted oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen said the...
  • Lawyer Database Created For Oil Spill Victims

    Lawyer Database Created For Oil Spill Victims
    The National Bar Association is creating a database of attorneys for residents seeking legal help in the aftermath of the Gulf oil spill. The group announced Tuesday that its attorney database will be posted on its Web site. The oil spill already has...