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Public health officials do poorly in enforcing, reporting violations
A recent report from the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office revealing that state inspectors identified nearly 450,000 health code violations over a three year period but did not collect a singl...
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Year’s, 2013
In an essay entitled “A Year of Time,” Steven B. Cloud points out that each New Year’s Day provides a gift of time that is exactly the same for every individual whether rich or poor, young or old, ...
Dec 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sasol Investment
The announcement that a company in South Africa is preparing to make the largest single manufacturing investment in the history of Louisiana was overshadowed a bit during the holiday bustle, but th...
Dec 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mandela closest to medical care at his home
CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The doctors treating former South African leader Nelson Mandela believe he should remain in Johannesburg for now to be close to medical fac...
Dec 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ex-Navy admiral named VP of VT Halter Marine
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — Retired Rear Adm. John Prendergast III has been named executive vice president of shipbuilder VT Halter Marine. Company officials say Prendergast will be responsible for go...
Dec 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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China tightening controls on Internet to curtail anonymous reports about abuse and corruption
JOE McDONALD, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China's new communist leaders are increasing already tight controls on Internet use and electronic publishing following a spate of embarrassing online ...
Dec 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State finishes Atchafalaya Basin dredging project
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Workers have completed a dredging project designed to improve water quality in the Atchafalaya Basin. The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday that the d...
Dec 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Growth spurs Louisiana town to eye zoning laws after 400 percent growth
YOUNGSVILLE, La. (AP) — Youngsville is considering new regulations to guide commercial and residential development in a once-tiny municipality that has seen its population grow by more than 400 per...
Dec 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Billion-dollar deal major step in Toyota legal woes over plunging vehicles
GREG RISLING, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a proposed payout of more than $1 billion, one major chapter of a nearly four-year legal saga that left Toyota Motor Corp. fighting hundreds o...
Dec 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Share the spirit of giving this Christmas
There is a story that has been told countless times over years of Christmases about the little girl in a poor family who was punished by her father for using the only roll of wrapping paper in thei...
Dec 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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