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Search continues for missing 2nd-grade teacher

Family and friends from California flew into New Orleans last week to join the search for a missing New Orleans teacher who has not been

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Jesuit commemorates 50th anniversary of integration

By Philip Stelly Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: In the original print version of this story, the date of integration for New Orleans public schools was

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Spill trial against BP and its partners gets under way
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles on the trial. A landmark environmental trial kicked off last week at United States ...
Avondale Shipyard set to transition into energy manufacturing market
By David T. Baker Associate Editor Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), the company that owns and manages Avondale Shipyard in Avondale, La., is moving out of shipbuilding and into the energy market.
SU music students elected to top posts with La. music association
Southern University student Sonya Brown has been elected president of the Louisiana Music Teachers Association, and two other SU students were also elected to offices. Sophomore Neshia ...
Claimants opt out of proposed BP medical settlement
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer A medical portion in the proposed, $7.8 billion class-action settlement with BP will satisfy some residents who became ill from the 2010 spill but hundreds of others ...
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Bayou Classic continues to grow in scope and popularity
The 2012 Bayou Classic pitting the Southern University Jaguars against the Grambling State University Tigers officially kicks off Tuesday with a press conference showcasing ...
Drunk driver kills 7, family wants justice
By J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Writer In Slaughter, Louisiana, people are up in arms about the handling of a case of vehicular homicide that left seven people dead. Issues of race and ...
Parishes fault Coast Guard for slow removal of BP oil
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer BP oil and other material that washed ashore in Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Bernard and neighboring parishes in Hurricane Isaac are settling into wetlands and even shutting ...
Invasive Gulf tiger shrimp could creep into local markets
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Trawlers in the Gulf are catching Asian tiger shrimp this fall but in numbers that are too small to enter marketing channels. Local vendors and restauranteurs say ...

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