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Louisiana governor to sign abortion restrictions law

June 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will sign new restrictions on abortion clinics into law on Thursday, his office said, a measure critics have said will force three of the state’s five clinics to close.
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Oklahoma enacts new abortion restrictions

May 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW ORLEANS — Oklahoma, soon to be followed by Louisiana, has joined other socially conservative states in adopting laws that place new restrictions on abortions, measures that critics say are aimed at shutting abortion clinics.
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New England native arrested in Louisiana, charged with parental abduction

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

A New England native was recently arrested on suspicion of felony parental abduction of his 2-year-old daughter, according to authorities in Louisiana.

Jesse J. Rebel, 32, was picked up last month after a traffic stop in Mansfield, La., according …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New England native arrested in Louisiana, charged with parental abduction

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

A New England native was recently arrested on suspicion of felony parental abduction of his 2-year-old daughter, according to authorities in Louisiana.

Jesse J. Rebel, 32, was picked up last month after a traffic stop in Mansfield, La., according …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New England native arrested in Louisiana, charged with parental abduction

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

A New England native was recently arrested on suspicion of felony parental abduction of his 2-year-old daughter, according to authorities in Louisiana.

Jesse J. Rebel, 32, was picked up last month after a traffic stop in Mansfield, La., according …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Isaac washes BP spill oil ashore in Gulf

September 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NEW ORLEANS Laboratory tests show that globs of oil found on two Louisiana beaches after Hurricane Isaac came from the 2010 BP spill. Continue Reading

Days after Isaac, a quarter-million still in dark

September 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

About a quarter of a million customers remained in the dark Monday in Louisiana and Mississippi, days after Isaac inundated the Gulf Coast with a deluge that still has some low-lying areas under water. Continue Reading

Misery in Louisiana as Isaac flooding leaves power out

August 31, 2012 in West Central Tribune

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Isaac sloshed northwards into the central U.S. on Friday after flooding stretches of Louisiana and knocking out power, leaving entire water-logged neighborhoods without lights, air conditioning or clean water.
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Backbone of U.S. safety net: Volunteer ‘disaster junkies’

March 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Rebuilding after storms is becoming a growth industry as the United States is slammed by more natural disasters, and leaders of the response efforts say the nation’s recovery network functions as well as it does because of a backbone of volunteers nicknamed “disaster junkies.” Continue Reading

Florida latest state to consider outlawing Shariah, other foreign law

March 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Florida measure passed the House on Thursday 92-24. It awaits a full vote in the Senate. If passed, Florida would join three other states Louisiana, Arizona and Tennessee in approving legislation curtailing the use of foreign laws. Continue Reading