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Flat-earth Bobby: Jindal's exploratory committee and presidential bid Christopher Columbus was warned that his initial voyage across the Atlantic would lead to him sailing off the edge of the Earth and into oblivion. His naysayers were convinced the Earth was flat.¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story
Gambit Weekly | 13 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Louisiana Supreme Court gives results of Feb. bar exam The Louisiana Supreme Court released results of the February bar exam that showed a lower passage rate and fewer test takers when compared to the same exam last summer.
CityBusiness | 13 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yellen: 1st rate hike likely by year end if economy improves Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday she expects to begin raising interest rates later this year if the job market improves and the Fed is confident inflation will climb closer toward its target rate.
CityBusiness | 13 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Target settlement with MasterCard fails to get bank support A $19 million deal between Target and MasterCard to settle lawsuits stemming from the retailer's massive pre-Christmas 2013 data breach has been scrapped, because it failed to get enough support from the affected banks and credit unions.
CityBusiness | 13 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tobacco firms get partial win over claims on smoking effects America's largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were designed to increase addiction, but not that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.
CityBusiness | 13 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The New Orleans Exercist: Boulders, bikes and acrobats this weekend Each week this summer, the New Orleans Exercist brings you news and events for active living in the Big Easy. This week: New Orleans Boulder Lounge is finally ready to open (almost) and you can learn to fly (really). ¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the c
Gambit Weekly | 13 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
State Palace owner considers redevelopment options Nine months after the long vacant State Palace Theater on Canal Street changed hands, the buildings new owners are still considering all options for redevelopment of the 1920s-era entertainment venue.
CityBusiness | 14 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Sheriff: Former Iberville teacher fathered student's child, DNA tests show The Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office said DNA tests show that a former Teacher of the Year award winner, who is accused on multiple counts of sexual misconduct with students, fathered a child from one of the victims.
WDSU.com | 14 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Houma woman surrenders after hot oil attack on ex-boyfriend, newspaper says A Houma woman on the run after throwing hot oil on her ex-boyfriend has surrendered to authorities, according to the Houma Courier. Lynette Joseph, 36, was booked with second-degree battery in the attack Thursday, the newspaper said. The victim was...
NOLA.com: Everything New Orleans | 14 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Employers should review existing wellness programs On April 20, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a notice of proposed rulemaking addressing how the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to employer wellness programs that are part of a group health plan.
CityBusiness | 14 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend

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