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Plans to use waste from sugarcane crystallize in Lafourche

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer You’ve driven down Highway 90 and passed fields of cane around Raceland, 40 miles southwest of New Orleans in Lafourche

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Raising minimum wages wound be benefit economy

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 would likely save taxpayers $39 billion in spending on safety

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Marvin Ellison picked as next President/CEO of JCPenney
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) – The Board of Directors of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. announced earlier this month the appointment of ...
Capital One announces Bayou Classic business challenge
New Orleans, LA - Capital One Bank announced this week its Capital One Bank Bayou Classic Business Plan competition, which it hopes will help small businesses in Louisiana grow and ...
Black men show slight job gains
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The unemployment rate for Blacks fell from 11.4 percent to 11 percent and the labor force participation increased from 61 percent in August ...
For oil and gas companies, rigging seems to involve wages, too
By Naveena Sadasivam ProPublica A ProPublica review of U.S. Department of Labor investigations shows that oil and gas workers—men and women often performing high-risk jobs—are routinely being underpaid, and the companies hiring ...
Southern University System approves SUNO nursing program
The Southern University System Board of Supervisors has approved Southern University at New Orleans’ Letter of Intent to develop a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (BSN). The new program ...
Techonomy: Dealing with race and the new economy
By C. Kelly Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Citizen) – Technology is fundamentally changing the world in which we live. Just as the 1880s Industrial Revolution transformed ...
Civil Service staff urges 20 percent jump in cop pay
By Sam Tabachnik The Lens After seven years without an across-the-board raise, New Orleans police officers should be accorded a 20 percent pay hike phased in over ...
Educational initiative hopes to jumpstart workforce
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer A group of education administrators, politicians, and business leaders gathered for a luncheon and dialogue at the top of Canal Place agreed on one thing: kids ...

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