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Million Mango Recall
Million Mango Recall
A U.S. fruit distributor has announced a recall of as many as 1 million mangoes that may carry salmonella bacteria. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says researchers found indications the mangoes are to blame for a “multistate cluster” of salmonella. I do love mangoes! Granted, they peel and that giant seed can be a chore, but they're worth the work.  We got the news this morning that mor
Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Announces App to Enable Citizens to Report Local Problems
Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Announces App to Enable Citizens to Report Local Problems
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury depends on local citizens to report local inadequacies such as potholes, sidewalk hazards, and stray animals to them so they can respond.  Today they announced the launch of their Calcasieu EagleApp which strives to make it easier for citizens on the go to perform their civic duties.
Government Gone Wild ! Fuel Source Demanded By EPA Does Not Exist
Government Gone Wild ! Fuel Source Demanded By EPA Does Not Exist
Living here in SWLA with all the petrochemical industry, we're all aware of EPA regulations.  I know all the plants around here spend a great deal of time making sure that those regulations are met and that everything is safe for the workers and , of course, the surrounding community. Having said that, I'd be willing to bet that, despite the threat of heavy fines, not one single plant in this area
New York Principal Bans “God Bless the USA” — Yeah, Let’s NOT Be Proud to Be Americans [OPINION]
New York Principal Bans “God Bless the USA” — Yeah, Let’s NOT Be Proud to Be Americans [OPINION]
In case you've not been following the story, I'll give it to you in a nutshell. The principal of P.S. 90 in Brooklyn has told the children that they can't sing "God Bless the U.S.A." at their graduation because it might "offend people of other cultures". The principal in question, at first, decided to allow them to sing "Baby" by Justin Bieber.  She has since withdraw
Help Restore Coastal Louisiana
Help Restore Coastal Louisiana
You may already know this but Louisiana is very important to the rest of the nation. Our state contains about 40% of the nation's wetlands. We also lose 25 to 35 square miles of those wetlands every year. At current land loss rates, nearly 640,000 more acres, an area nearly the size of Rhode Island, will be under water by 2050. Sobering news to say the least. But there is a project under way to he
New Study Says Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Skin Cancer
New Study Says Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Skin Cancer
Is there anything aspirin doesn't cure/prevent? Living here in Southwest Louisiana, we all tend to get a lot of sun. On any given weekend, the beach is crowded with sun worshipers and of course, many more people are out in boats soaking up the rays. While a tan may look healthy, almost all studies indicate that there is nothing healthy about a tan and the risk of skin cancer is very real. Now, a n
UPDATE: Fisherman Finds Mickey Shunick’s Bicycle
UPDATE: Fisherman Finds Mickey Shunick’s Bicycle
Another piece of evidence has turned up in the case of Mickey Shunick.  Over the weekend, a fisherman found what has now been confirmed as the bicycle that Shunick was riding the night she disappeared. Authorities are not certain whether other items found near the bicycle are related to the case or not.  The discovery of the bicycle under Whiskey Bay Bridge has caused investigators to

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