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One Louisiana couple is facing charges in connection with a crash that killed a 5-year-old girl in Ascension Parish earlier this month. ... 10 counts of vehicular negligent injuring, aggravated obstruction of a highway of commerce, obstruction of justice, driving under suspension, no inspection sticker, and ...

A bill moving through the Louisiana Legislature seeks to impose stiffer penalties on people who cause criminal damage to "critical infrastructure" or enter such infrastructure without authorization, and it's adding oil pipelines to the ... Thibault says his bill "protects against those who want to inhibit commerce. protest
The Greater Southwest Louisiana Black Chamber of Commerce is honoring business leaders and students for helping the community. The organization held an event this evening at the Cajun Convention Center to celebrate its trailblazers and scholarship award recipients. Organizers say the annual ... Commerce
º Monday, July 2: A host or hostess for the day is needed to help coordinate organizational and business events and work with the Louisiana Chamber of Commerce and the Unified Economic Development Council. The committee is encouraging businesses and organizations to use this day to celebrate ...

The most notable storm was the one that killed the girl, stretching 22.5 miles (36.2 kilometers) across Shreveport and Bossier City, damaging commercial buildings, mobile homes and trees before lifting off near Princeton. Top winds were estimated at 110 mph (175 kph), rating EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita ...
“For years, Chinese companies have dumped inferior, sometimes fraudulent, seafood products into the American marketplace, and Louisiana industries have suffered as a result.” Access to the Chinese market has put a dent in the $2.4 billion Louisiana commercial seafood industry, Kennedy wrote in the ...
This headwater swamp is representative of the swamplands that were common in eastern Arkansas before the vast bottomlands were drained and cleared for farming and commercial purposes. “Teachers, students and visitors are welcome to download the Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park booklet, ...
ST. PETERSBURG — The collapse of a New Orleans bank is proving a boon to a fast-growing St. Petersburg real estate finance firm. Directed Capital has acquired $80.2 million in distressed loans originated by the failed bank and collateralized by hotels, apartments and dozens of other commercial ...
Louisiana Celebrates Another Successful Year At Annual Chamber Of Commerce Banquet ... A brief presentation was given by Jim Crawford and Dr. Gary McKiddy, both former Louisiana residents. They have been working on a book that will present a pictoral history of Louisiana through the years.
An escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China could in a worst-case scenario disrupt up to $9 billion in commerce between Louisiana and the Asian nation, depending on products targeted as the two countries exchanged tariff threats this week. Louisiana exported nearly $8 billion to China last ...
Manuel Duran, the reporter for Spanish-language media arrested this week while doing a live Internet video of a Memphis protest, has been transferred to an immigration detention center in Louisiana, his attorney said Friday. Duran is currently in the LaSalle ICE Processing Center, a privately-run detention ...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A Louisiana college student has admitted to taking a Jefferson County teen boy on a cross-country trip, evading law enforcement for ... two counts of receiving child pornography, and persuading, inducing and enticing an individual to travel in interstate commerce to engage in sexual ...
Thomas A. Casey, a New Orleans lawyer who served 20 years in both houses of the Louisiana Legislature, died Thursday (March 29) of congestive heart failure at his New Orleans home. He was 86. ... A former president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Casey led the Loyola Law Alumni, the Jesuit.
She's also proposing an Occupational Licensing Review Act, backed by Edwards, that would set up an annual review process of Louisiana's regulations governing individual professions. Even the review proposal received pushback as it won passage in the House Commerce Committee. Representatives ...
Legislation aimed at improving affordable early childhood education breezed through the Louisiana House on Monday. The measure passed 89-1 and next faces action in ... She said the U. S. Chamber of Commerce has said the issue needs attention. The legislation would also require the commission to ...

Everyone needs to understand this isn't just a Louisiana problem. Our coast supplies 90 percent of the nation's outer continental oil and gas, 20 percent of the nation's annual waterborne commerce, 26 percent of the continental U.S. commercial fisheries landings and winter habitat for five million migratory ...
Local attorney Mike Tudor and Deborah Randolph, president of the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce, urged the Rapides Parish Police Jury Monday to ... The Commercial Building at the intersection of Third and Johnston streets, she said, has suitable space, but is just outside the designated area.
"LouisianaCheckbook.com is the online home to the growing movement of citizens and taxpayers who want to see common-sense transparency and accountability for state tax dollars in Louisiana," according to a prepared statement from the chamber. "If implemented, Louisiana Checkbook would be ...
A.M. Best has revised the outlooks to stable from negative and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bbb” of workers' compensation insurer, Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Co. (Stonetrust), headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The ratings ...
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... 10th year of successful missions in which they have completed more than 4,000 flights (3,831 air missions, 40 paid commercial tickets or humanitarian flights and 135 ground missions). ... Thomas saw that there was a need for an organization like Angel Flight in Louisiana, and Pilots for Patients was born.
In an interview with The Commercial Appeal's editorial board last week, Education Commissioner Candice McQueen said the department was working with a search firm to recruit ... From 2012 to 2014, he was the assistant superintendent of student programs for the Louisiana Department of Education.
"Hurricane Katrina was the catalyst that led me from being a commercial photographer to pursuing art full time," the Harvey, Louisiana mixed media artist ... Collection and Dumpster Dive workshops and team building events, showcase an affinity for transforming discarded odds and ends into commercial, ...
The longterm effects of the state's plan to unleash the Mississippi River into its coastal marshes are often the focus of studies and discussion. But more needs to be done to understand how the planned diversions will impact commercial fishing in the first five years of the projects, according to Louisiana ...
MONROE, La (KNOE) CCA began in 1977 after drastic commercial overfishing along the Texas coast decimated redfish and speckled trout populations. 14 concerned recreational anglers created the Gulf Coast Conservation Association to combat commercial overfishing. The stewardship started with the ...
LOUISIANA, Mo. -- Maggie Neff has been hired as the first director of the Unified Economic Development Council of Louisiana. The UEDC was formed last year as an alliance between the Louisiana Chamber of Commerce, Louisiana Visitors and Convention Bureau, Louisiana Community Betterment and ...
PORT SULPHUR, La. -- Louisiana's commercial fishing industry could be in jeopardy due to the state's Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project, part of the state's fifty billion dollar initiative supported by Governor John Bel Edwards. "I used to fish out here with my dad in High School and we used to catch ...
Louisiana ranked last. Ugghhh. The whole state's going backwards since we gave John Bel Edwards the keys,” according to a recent commercial hitting the market. “That baby will really get your attention,” Minden resident Dorothy Pearce said. The baby commercial -- created by Truth In Politics -- certainly ...
Harvill oversees the management of more than 18 million square feet of commercial space for Latter & Blum. .... Serving on the board of directors from the area are Melissa Bordelon, of the Hammond Chamber of Commerce; Camille Conaway, Louisiana Association of Business and Industry in Baton Rouge ...
However, there has been no comprehensive guide showing potential hazards near Louisiana's coast until now. With the new Louisiana Coastal Geohazards Atlas, the Louisiana Geological Survey hopes to create that guide. According to mississippiriverdelta.org, Louisiana's commercial fishing industry ...
“LouisianaCheckbook.com is the online home to the growing movement of citizens and taxpayers who want to see common-sense transparency and accountability for state tax dollars in Louisiana,” according to a prepared statement from the chamber. “If implemented, Louisiana Checkbook would be an ...
121,000 are owned by Fj Capital Mngmt Ltd. 16,979 are owned by Alliancebernstein L P. Banc Funds Ltd Liability Company reported 98,556 shares. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust owns 18,520 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag reported 300 shares stake.
Several groups in Independence County are attempting to save a building that was once one of the first opera houses on this side of the Mississippi River, after the building partially collapsed over the weekend. The groups are trying to save the Adler building, which also houses the oldest elevator in the ...
After meeting with about 4,000 residents over the course of a year, state leaders are working on a report that could reimagine how communities in southeastern Louisiana deal with coastal erosion and sea-level rise. If some of the proposed policies become reality, residents in coastal areas at risk of serious, ...
For more than 150 years, these old lighthouses have marked the entrances to rivers and ports across coastal Louisiana. But most of the ... “Margaret saw it happen and she called out to all the commercial fishermen via radio and was able to get everyone over there to rescue all 200 people,” says Haydel.
PORT SULPHUR, La. -- Louisiana's commercial fishing industry could be in jeopardy due to the state's Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project, a fifty billion dollar initiative supported by Governor John Bel Edwards. "I used to fish out here with my dad in High School and we used to catch loads and loads ...
... 20 miles (30 kilometers) southeast of Port Fourchon, Louisiana, and took them to emergency medical services there. The statement says the Coast Guard Sector New Orleans had received a report that the boaters' 23-foot (7-meter) white Mako commercial fishing vessel had not returned when expected.
He's also redeveloping the former Journal-Courier and Painters & Decorating Building in Lafayette, Indiana, into a mixed-use project with 55 apartments and commercial space. “It's all deal based, like when we find a good opportunity,” Nelson says. “We do like being geographically diversified, though ...
Prudhomme and his wife, K Hinrichs, opened K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen in July 1979 at 416 Chartres St. It was there that he introduced blackened redfish, a dish so popular in the 1980s that the state of Louisiana rewrote commercial harvesting regulations to avoid the species from being fished into ...
Director of the Red River Chamber of Commerce Danielle Hollier and her family moved from Louisiana to the alpine hamlet after her husband accepted a position with Chevron. She said she fell in love with the town because of the community. Although the six-day “Mardi Gras in the Mountains” from Feb.
As the Louisiana natives proved in a now-famous commercial for the league that aired during Super Bowl LII -- in which they re-created the iconic "leap" from the 1987 film "Dirty Dancing" as part of a faux touchdown celebration -- they've also got some impressive dance moves. But as well as that Super ...
In a separate $407 million deal announced Wednesday, NRG Yield will also take on NRG Energy's gas-fired 527-MW Carlsbad Energy Center—a California plant that is expected begin commercial operations in the fourth quarter of this year—and its 154-MW Buckthorn Solar project, which it bought from ...
Louisiana has five of the nation's 15 largest shipping ports by cargo volume, which handle one-fifth of the nation's water-borne commerce, the letter said. In addition, our state is responsible for $47 billion per year in oil and gas production and accounts for nearly 30 percent of the commercial fishing landings ...
"If our casinos are able to rival the Windstar and expand and create new experiences ... then maybe we can start getting some of those visitors back in Shreveport/Bossier," said Erin Smith of the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce. "Anything that is going to bring in more visitors, which brings in more ...
A Glimpse of Shreveport features a selection of stunning gelatin photographs from a photo album highlighting Shreveport's business community and labor force commissioned by the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce in 1918. Edward Chopin, a local professor and historian, discovered the album many ...
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber is among a coalition of chambers of commerce, business associations and other groups backing the “Louisiana Checkbook,” a proposed website that would track government spending. The proposal is high on the agenda of the Louisiana Association of Business and ...
She also helped establish the Downtown Historic District and is a past president for the Greater Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce. ... He obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in finance and commercial banking in 1998 from the University of Louisiana at Monroe, serving as the ...
Ric Kearny is retiring in March as Capital One's Baton Rouge market president and manager of commercial banking for southwest and north central Louisiana, with David Mullens taking over those duties. Mullens currently serves as a senior vice president and relationship manager in Capital One's middle ...


 

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