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  • LSU conference focuses on landscaping

    November 15, 2014 12:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A plant materials conference for nursery, landscape and garden center professionals is planned Dec. 5 at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden in Baton Rouge. The session is presented by the LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association. It will feature presentations by... more »
  • Free Usher syndrome conference Saturday, Oct. 25

    October 11, 2014 1:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A disease that causes deafness and gradual blindness will be the subject of a free four-hour conference at Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Usher syndrome is the leading genetic cause of deaf-blindness. The National Institutes of Health says it affects about one child in 25,000. But it... more »
  • Southern to host development conference

    June 7, 2014 1:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Entrepreneurs, policymakers and academics will discuss policies, business trends and strategies June 19-21 at the EDA University Center for Economic Development's conference on the Baton Rouge campus of Southern University. The Advocate reports the conference theme is "Advancing Entrepreneurship and Innovation." The registration deadline is... more »
  • 42nd Annual Catholic Charismatic Conference

    July 23, 2013 7:11 AM

    42nd Annual Catholic Charismatic Conference takes place July 26-28 at the Holiday Inn "Holidome" in Lafayette. Speakers scheduled at this event: Fr. Dave Pivonka, Superior of the Franciscan Friars & Steubenvill; Lloyd & Nancy Greenhaw-teachers of "Unbound" Healing and Deliverance Ministry, and Joyce Gillie Cruse, Dr. of M. -Friday,... more »
  • Syria Conference Leaves Open Assad Question

    June 30, 2012 1:54 PM

    GENEVA (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says that the Syria plan agreed to by major powers "paves the way for a post-Assad" government. She said Saturday that Syrian President Bashar Assad "will still have to go, he will never pass the mutual consent test given the blood... more »
  • Hurricane conference opens in Biloxi

    June 7, 2012 7:20 AM

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - The Gulf States Hurricane Conference is under way in Biloxi, Miss., with more than 300 emergency managers and first responders attending from Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and Texas. The conference has been held the past few years and rotates between the states. The Sun Herald reports those... more »
  • Nicholls to hold oil spill conference

    April 16, 2012 6:52 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Nicholls State University will hold a conference Wednesday reviewing the effects of the BP oil spill two years ago. Keynote speaker is Donald Boesch, appointed by President Barack Obama to the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling. Boesch is a... more »
  • Good Hope Baptist Church - Men's Conference

    March 9, 2012 9:59 AM

    Good Hope Baptist Church will be hosting a Men's Conference on March 17th, 2012. The event will be held at Good Hope Baptist Church 1501 E. Willow St., Lafayette, La. The conference will begin at 8am and end at 12pm. This conference is supposed to empower and challenge men to... more »
  • Deadline extended for leadership conference

    March 5, 2012 6:09 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The application deadline for the Louisiana Girls Leadership Academy at Nicholls State University has been extended to March 16. A university spokesman said the program is open to academically high-achieving girls entering grades 9 through 11 in the 2012-13 school year. Sponsored by the Nicholls-based Louisiana... more »
  • Leadership conference March 3 at SLU

    February 20, 2012 9:56 AM

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) - More than 200 students from Southern colleges and universities are expected to attend the Southeastern Leadership Conference on March 3 at Southeastern Louisiana University. Keynote speaker will be Chad Crittenden, a former contestant on the reality television show "Survivor" and a cancer survivor. Conference topics include... more »
  • Chicago Off to 1st Conference Final Since '98

    May 13, 2011 10:25 AM

    ATLANTA (AP) - Turns out, the Chicago Bulls are more than just a one-man team. Derrick Rose sure had plenty of help in this one. Next up: the Eastern Conference final, against Miami and the Big Three. Carlos Boozer scored 23 points, Rose doled out 12 assists in more of... more »
  • National Urban League brings 2012 convention to NO

    December 3, 2010 9:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - National Urban League president Marc Morial says the group will hold its 2012 national conference in his hometown. Morial, a former mayor of New Orleans, says he expects the event to attract more than 10,000 visitors and have an economic impact of about $10 million. This... more »
  • Cajuns Meet N. Texas in a Sun Belt Conference Game Saturday

    September 30, 2010 12:55 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) -- Lance Kelley said he doesn't think it's necessarily complicated when it comes to creating a defensive strategy for the North Texas offense. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette strong safety said he feels he knows what to expect Saturday when the Cajuns meet North Texas... more »
  • Jindal: Trip to sand berm followed by press conference today

    June 23, 2010 2:13 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal is keeping up pressure on federal authorities to allow resumption of an offshore dredging project. The project is designed to collect sand for the building of barriers to protect the coast from oil. The problem: The Interior Department says one area where sand... more »
  • State of the Coast Conference

    June 8, 2010 7:21 PM

    Three organizations are gathering in Baton Rouge to discuss the Gulf Oil Spill's effects on Louisiana's wetlands. Over 650 people are attending the State of the Coast Conference. The groups: The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, The US Army Corps of Engineers, and The Coalition to Restore Coastal... more »
  • Jindal: Press Conference on Oil Leaking into Gulf of Mexico

    April 29, 2010 7:11 PM

    Governor Jindal Holds Press Conference to Offer Updates on Oil Spill Response, Role of Louisiana's Fishermen and Shrimpers in Protecting Louisiana's Coast BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal held a press conference today to offer updates on the oil spill in the Gulf and continued to push BP and... more »
  • Jindal: Press Conference Concerning Oil Spill

    April 28, 2010 7:15 PM

    Governor Bobby Jindal held a press conference today following a meeting with the Unified Command Group to give an update on the state's actions in response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Earlier in the day, Governor Jindal visited the Coast Guard Command Center in Houma for... more »
  • Governor Bobby Jindal Says State Preparing for Tropical Storm Ida

    November 9, 2009 2:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today, Governor Bobby Jindal held a press conference, following a meeting of the State's Unified Command Group, which assembled to prepare state response efforts for the threat of Tropical Storm Ida. Governor Jindal said, "We saw this storm move up to hurricane status over the weekend... more »
  • New obstacles facing Cajuns

    October 20, 2009 12:29 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Through the first half of the college football season, Louisiana-Lafayette overcame six first-quarter deficits to win four games, including its two Sun Belt Conference contests. Injuries to two key starters in last week's 30-22 win over Western Kentucky now offer a new set of obstacles for... more »
  • Lafayette Faith Leaders to meet on healthcare

    October 20, 2009 8:43 AM

    A local organization is holding a press conference on healthcare reform today. Faith leaders from the Lafayette area will voice their support for health reform legislation. They'll meet at St. James Baptist Church on Plum Street, at 10 o'clock this morning.

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