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April 10 04:58 AM
The Children's Organ Transplant Association (COTA) was founded in 1986 when residents of Bloomington, Ind., rallied around a toddler who needed a life-saving liver transplant. In less than eight weeks, the community raised $100,000 to place the boy on the organ waiting list.
April 10 04:58 AM
District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. to one count of engaging in a child exploitation enterprise. He was recently extradited to the United States from Kenya. According to evidence presented at the guilty plea, Maweu, using the online alias “Catfish,” made 121 posts on the Dreamboard site, which he joined on Jan.
April 10 04:58 AM
Louisiana’s Artificial Reef Program includes a robust offshore “Rigs to Reef” component, the backbone of our reef program. “Rigs to Reef” was established in 1986 to transform decommissioned oil platforms into artificial reefs to create vital offshore habitat for marine life across the food chain.
April 10 04:58 AM
Over five million pounds of vegetables are grown on the grounds of the state’s largest prison, and over 11,000 state offenders housed at the Loui siana State Penitentiary, Dixon Correctional Institute, Avoyelles Correctional Center, Elayn Hunt Correctional Center and the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women are fed each year from the harvests.
April 03 01:21 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said the USDA and LDAF are once again conducting trap surveys across Louisiana following detection of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in Webster Parish last month.
April 03 01:21 AM
During the operation, officers rode on a KCS train and monitored motorist behavior at each crossing as the train approached. When a motorist was seen proceeding through the crossing while the warning signals were activated, another officer stationed nearby was notified of the violation and subsequently stopped the motorist and issued a citation.
March 13 10:44 AM
On average, federal crop insurance subsidies cover 62 percent of premiums. These subsidies are completely unlimited, meaning the largest and wealthiest farms receive premium subsidies on every acre they farm. A Government Accountability Office study from 2012 pointed to an example of one farm who insured crops in eight counties and received about $1.
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