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  • Detroit raced toward this week's bankruptcy trial

    August 31, 2014 1:47 PM

    DETROIT (AP) - It took decades of mismanagement, malfeasance and meltdowns in its bread-and-butter manufacturing sector for Detroit to hit fiscal rock bottom. The path to exit bankruptcy could take less than a year and a half. After some delays, the confirmation trial for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S.... more »
  • GMA on the Road: 2013 Best Homecoming Week Ever

    November 1, 2013 8:41 AM

    GMA Live on the Road at Cajun Field to preview UL Best Homecoming Week Ever! Check out the videos to see more about the new UL gear at Ragin Cajun Red Zone , the Pride of Acadiana , Ragin Cajun Jazz and the athletics department . Here are the... more »
  • NAT. PAYROLL WEEK CELEBRATION

    August 16, 2012 9:01 AM

    The American Payroll Association of Acadiana is celebrating National Payroll Week at the Riverside Inn in Broussard. National Payroll Week is to clebrate all the hardworking payroll professionals in the Acadiana area. The event will take place on September 6, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for more... more »
  • Should Lafayette Switch to Twice a Week Trash Pickup?

    July 23, 2012 11:19 PM

    Everyone has it and everyone pays to get rid of it -- your trash. But is Lafayette getting what it's paying for? Some council members think garbage pickup should change from once a week to twice a week, without raising rates. "Once a week's fine with me," said Lafayette... more »
  • Engineering and Technology Week and Expo Day

    March 25, 2011 10:16 AM

    Event Name - Engineering and Technology Week and Expo Day Organization - University of Louisiana College of Engineering Event Place - ULL College of Engineering Campus Event Date - Expo is on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Event Time - 8:00am-1:00pm Event Phone Number - 337-482-6685... more »
  • More People Applied for Jobless Benefits Last Week

    December 2, 2010 9:07 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but the broader trend in layoffs points to a slowly healing job market. The Labor Department says new claims for unemployment aid rose last week by a seasonally adjusted 26,000 to 436,000. The previous week's claims were revised up... more »
  • UL Homecoming Week Kicks Off

    October 17, 2010 11:16 PM

    Lots of red around town this week...it's homecoming week at UL Lafayette. Festivites kicked off Sunday morning with the customary homecoming mass at Our Lady of Wisdom Catholic Church on the university's campus. That was followed by "Ragin' Cajuns Bowling" Sunday afternoon at Lafayette Lanes. Festivities will continue... more »
  • Snyder to Face Judge This Week

    October 3, 2010 10:57 PM

    John Snyder, the man accused of killing his girlfriend, Krotz Springs native, Davina Chapman will face a judge this week. A pre-trial hearing is set for Monday at the Point Coupee Parish Courthouse in New Roads. Right now, a trial date is set for october 12th.
  • Panel to Hear Marinello Appeal this Week

    August 29, 2010 6:54 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The appeal of a former radio and television personality serving a life sentence for the murder of his estranged wife will be heard by a three-judge panel this week. The Times-Picayune reports that arguments in Vince Marinello's appeal will be heardI Wesday before 3rd Circuit Court... more »
  • Bogue Chitto State Park Opens Next Week

    August 19, 2010 7:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's newest state park opens next week. The Louisiana Office of State Parks says Bogue Chitto State Park, located outside of Franklinton, will host its grand opening on Aug. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Along with the official ribbon cutting, the park is... more »
  • BP Plans to Continue Relief Well Work This Week

    August 9, 2010 9:03 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The oil that poured into the Gulf for more than 12 weeks has been forced back underground and BP engineers expect to spend this week drilling the final leg of a relief well to complete the "bottom kill" designed to permanently seal the leaking well. BP... more »
  • Jindal Proclaims Breastfeeding Week in LA, August 1-7

    August 3, 2010 12:53 PM

    Officials with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) are reminding parents about the benefits of breastfeeding to the long-term health of their children during Breastfeeding Week in Louisiana, August 1-7, 2010, as proclaimed by Gov. Bobby Jindal. Breastfeeding Week in Louisiana is part of an international effort... more »
  • 4 day week could hurt students

    July 26, 2010 2:06 PM

    COLUMBIA, La. (AP) - Four-day school weeks in Caldwell Parish are a favorite of students and teachers, but a comparison of test scores before and after shortened weeks show student achievement could be suffering. With funding in short supply statewide, many local school districts... more »
  • Roller Coaster Inquiry May Wrap Next Week

    July 21, 2010 8:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State Fire Marshal Butch Browning says officials hope to finalize an investigation into the July 11 Dixie Landing roller coaster death by next week. Twenty-one-year-old Lindsay Zeno of Lafayette died at a Baton Rouge hospital after falling 30 feet from the Xtreme roller coaster. Browning... more »
  • Investigation Of Deepwater Horizon Set To Resume Next Week

    July 14, 2010 3:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A government investigation of the deadly explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is set to resume next week. The Coast Guard and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement have scheduled five more days of hearings, from July 19 through July 23, at a... more »
  • Cleanup For The Spill Has Been Landlocked For More Than A Week

    July 5, 2010 4:27 PM

    PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. (AP) - Across a wide stretch of the Gulf of Mexico, the cleanup of the region's worst-ever oil spill has been essentially landlocked for more than a week, leaving skimmers stuck close to shore. Last week, the faraway Hurricane Alex idled the skimming fleet off Alabama, Florida... more »
  • BP Capturing 630,000 Gallons A Day-Could Double Next Week

    June 9, 2010 2:21 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest announcement on how much oil is being captured from the gushing BP oil well on Wednesday raised additional doubts about the validity of government estimates on how much crude actually has been spewing into Gulf waters. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, who is in charge... more »
  • Families Of The 11 Workers Killed Will Visit White House Next Week

    June 4, 2010 6:23 PM

    GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - The families of the 11 workers killed when the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf will visit the White House next week. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs made the announcement to reporters traveling with President Barack Obama as he toured the Gulf... more »
  • Erin Brockovich Will Travel To LA Coast Next Week To Investigate Claims

    June 3, 2010 6:14 PM

    GULF COAST - Erin Brockovich will travel to the Louisiana coast next week to investigate claims by workers hired by BP that oil spill clean-up efforts have made them seriously ill. Brockovich will also meet with residents, property owners and local businesses that have been economically impacted by the Gulf... more »
  • Franklin School Board Mulls 4-day School Week

    May 25, 2010 8:52 AM

    WINNSBORO, La. (AP) - The Franklin Parish School Board plans later this week to consider a proposal to convert to a four-day school week. Similar discussions are occurring in many school districts, including Union, Monroe City and Ouachita, in order to prepare for an expected revenue shortfall. The News-Star reported... more »
  • New Orleans to Return to 5 day Work Week

    May 7, 2010 7:00 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Mayor Mitch Landrieu says City Hall will return to a five-day work schedule starting June 1, reversing a policy established by his predecessor, Ray Nagin. Nagin established a four-day week for city offices to cut electricity costs and help offset a... more »
  • BP Drilling Later This Week to Relieve Pressure Off Blown-Out Well

    April 27, 2010 2:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP says crews will begin drilling later this week to try and take the pressure off of a blown-out well spewing 42,000 gallons of crude oil a day into the Gulf of Mexico. BP was leasing the Deepwater Horizon, the offshore oil rig that exploded last... more »
  • Community Foundation of Acadiana releases Giving Back Catalog

    November 13, 2009 1:46 PM

    Lafayette, LA- Community Foundation of Acadiana has released its second annual Giving Back Catalog in conjunction with National Philanthropy Week. The catalog was started last year as a project of the Foundation to help increase giving during the holiday season. The catalog features needs from 54 nonprofit organizations from... more »
  • Crime Stoppers: Thibodeaux Electric

    November 12, 2009 11:39 AM

    This week St. Landry Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a simple burglary that happened in Lawtell, La. Sometime during the evening of November 4th or early morning of November 5, 2009, someone went to Thibodeaux Electric in Lawtell and stole several tools. The tools were in a work... more »

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