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December 24 10:03 AM
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2006 Ford Taurus, operated by 70 year old Phyllis LeBlanc of New Iberia, was traveling north on La. 88 and stopped on top of a railroad grade. An Amtrak train was traveling east and struck the passenger car while it was stopped on the tracks.
December 24 10:03 AM
To help ensure this season will be a safe and happy time for all, the State Fire Marshal’s Office wishes to remind the thousands of Louisianans of the potential of catastrophic injury and property damage fireworks can cause. Each year, severe burns, disfigurement, and deaths are directly attributed to the unsafe use of fireworks.
December 24 10:03 AM
When most people are asked about methamphetamine users or “meth heads,” they often refer to the pictures that they have seen online, such as the “Faces of Meth” mug shots that are so prominent on sites such as the Web site by the same name hosted by the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon.
December 24 10:03 AM
Do you make New Year’s resolutions? I always do. A New Year always brings with it promise and uncertainty, but the coming year brings with it a greater foreboding than we have experienced in the past. I would rather be absorbed with the more mundane things in life.
December 24 10:03 AM
In his article, Mr. Settle stated the following: “Prudhomme remained on the DA payroll while wearing the black robe for about a week before her appointment was pulled by Justice Scott Crichton." Neither of those statements are accurate and insinuate some wrongdoing on my part.
December 24 10:03 AM
After delay beyond our control, a key part of my lawsuit against the Caddo Parish Commission now moves to the Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal in Shreveport. Whitney Pesnell, my pro-bono attorney partner in the suit, will there seek the reversal of October rulings by state district Judge Ramone Lafitte.
December 18 06:12 AM
With a new governor about to take over the reins of state, LSU and other Louisiana colleges are making a fullcourt press for more funding. They have a good argument to make. But what do taxpayers get in return? Have universities like LSU made their case for what they are presently doing with the money they have been receiving up until now?.

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