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June 10, 2009

Another hurricane season begins in Louisiana

June 1 marked the official start of the 2009 hurricane season. There was no bunting displayed, no ceremonial first pitch, no hope-springs-eternal optimism that accompanies baseball’s […]
June 17, 2009

Driving safely imperative on the roads or water

In an otherwise contentious legislative session, at least one measure has met with widespread approval: toughening Lousiaina’s boating-safety rules, especially where recreational boating is concerned. The […]
June 24, 2009

Parents, it’s curfew time, are your kids inside?

Each summer, the march of crimes begins quicker than you can say, “Man, it’s hot.” Fed up with the annual spike in juvenile violations, Houma Police […]
July 1, 2009

Local higher education spared an even harder hit

Minutes before the final gavel sounded on the state legislative session in Baton Rouge, lawmakers were able to find some middle ground on the Louisiana budget. […]