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  • Kodak CEO talks company's future

    September 4, 2013 5:16 AM

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - You can feel the spirit of George Eastman in Antonio Perez's office. A picture of Eastman, who founded Kodak in 1880, sits among the current CEO's collection of family photos. The outer areas of Perez's office, built and first inhabited by Eastman about a century ago,... more »
  • Future of former St. James youth center unknown

    July 8, 2013 9:03 AM

    CONVENT, La. (AP) - While the St. James Youth Center has shut its doors for good, the future of the building that housed the former juvenile detention center remains uncertain. Parish President Timmy Roussel tells The Advocate the inmates were transferred Friday from the facility to the new Assumption Parish... more »
  • Cheney Says He's Worried About Future of Iraq

    December 13, 2011 8:13 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney says Iraqi leaders have progressed toward a stable society, but he's worried about the failure of Washington and Baghdad to negotiate a "stay-behind" U.S. force there. Cheney says the emerging democracy is "not perfect by any means, but they clearly are much... more »
  • School bus driver's future to be decided

    July 5, 2011 10:44 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School Board will meet in a special board meeting Wednesday to decide whether to uphold the termination of the bus driver involved in the March accident that killed 6-year-old La'Derion Miller. The driver, Harold Thibeaux, is a 23-year veteran bus driver with the... more »
  • School bus driver's future to be decided

    July 5, 2011 7:11 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School Board will hold a special board meeting Wednesday to decide whether to uphold the termination of the bus driver involved in the March accident that killed 6-year-old La'Derion Miller. The driver, Harold Thibeaux, is a 23-year veteran bus driver. According to the... more »
  • UNO Faces Tough Budget Future without Federal Cash

    September 27, 2010 9:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The University of New Orleans is receiving $26 million less in state general funding this year than two years ago, though $17 million in federal stimulus money offset some state cuts on a one-time basis. That's according to the LSU Board of Regents. But with stimulus... more »
  • Obama: Iraq War is Ending, Baghdad to Chart Future

    August 28, 2010 4:10 PM

    VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. (AP) - President Barack Obama said the withdrawal ofD THUNDERSTORMS. ps from Iraq means "the war is ending" and Baghdad is in position "to chart its own course." Obama used his weekly radio and Internet address Saturday to highlight Tuesday's formal end to U.S. combat missions in... more »
  • BP Says It May In the Future Drill In The Same Reservoir That Blew

    August 6, 2010 11:35 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP PLC says it may in the future drill in the same Gulf of Mexico oil reservoir that blew its top and caused one of the world's worst spills. Officials said Friday at a news briefing in New Orleans that the company hasn't closed the door... more »
  • World's Major Economies Disagree Over Taxing Banks For Future Bailouts

    June 2, 2010 8:14 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the world's major economies disagree over taxing banks to pay for future bailouts. But he said the differences are narrowing in other areas of financial reform. Geithner said Wednesday he did not think the Group of 20 major industrial and developing countries... more »
  • Month into Gulf Spill, Fishermen See Bleak Future

    May 21, 2010 9:25 AM

    ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - It's been a month since a blown-out well started spewing oil into the Gulf of Mexico, but the people who rely on those waters to make a living are just starting to realize the scope of the devastation. The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig,... more »
  • Corn-Based Ethanol: Wave Of The Future?

    April 13, 2010 1:22 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Is corn-based ethanol fuel the wave of the future, creating domestic jobs and vital to the nation's energy supply? Or is it a taxpayer boondoggle responsible for higher food prices? For some in Washington, the answers to those questions have changed. For years, ethanol fuel derived from... more »
  • Joey Durel Listening Tour: Youngsville

    September 21, 2009 2:00 PM

    Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel is continuing his listening tour this week. The next meeting will be held this evening (Monday, September 21) in Youngville. His goal is to hear what residents want their community to look like in the future. The meeting is scheduled for 5:30pm inside the Youngville... more »

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