ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — From tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico to storm-battered Louisiana, census workers who go door to door were unable to reach all the households they needed for a complete tally of the U.S. population, a count that ended abruptly last week after a Supreme Court...
CHICAGO – Louisiana would need $21.6 billion to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health based on pre-pandemic data. Louisiana ranked 40th among the 50 states on fiscal health, according to the analysis by Truth in Accounting, which...
NEW ORLEANS – Actor Harry Shearer will deliver the commencement address to fall 2020 graduates during the University of New Orleans’ virtual ceremony on Dec. 12. The commencement, which will be broadcast live on YouTube, is one facet of a two-part celebration for graduates. The University will also host...
METAIRIE – Lakeview Regional Medical Center, a campus of Tulane Medical Center, is hosting a “Crush the Crisis” Opioid Take Back Day to raise awareness about opioid addiction and to anonymously collect unused and expired prescription medications for proper disposal. The Oct. 24 event aligns with the Drug Enforcement...
NEW ORLEANS —Happy Raptor Distilling LLC has announced the release of its new 504Bananas Foster rum. Inspired by the iconic New Orleans dessert, 504Bananas Foster is handcrafted in the Crescent City at the distillery’s Central City location. Created from 100% Louisiana molasses, Happy Raptor’s newest rum features an infusion...
LONDON (AP) — The U.S. antitrust crackdown on Google might seem like deja vu for European Union regulators. By U.S. standards, the Justice Department’s move to sue Google this week for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising was a bold move. But it treads on ground already broken...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 787,000, a sign that job losses may have eased slightly but are still running at historically high levels. With confirmed infections having neared 60,000 in the past week, the highest level since July, many consumers have been...
NEW ORLEANS – ​On Friday, Oct. 23, Thrive New Orleans, along with Hancock Whitney and several neighborhood leaders, will celebrate a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the grand opening of the new, state-of-the-art Hancock Whitney Computer Lab at Thrive 9th Ward, located at 3600 Desire Pkwy. “As work, education, and communication have...
NEW ORLEANS – On Oct. 18, the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce hosted its 14th annual Tour de Jefferson, a family-friendly event for cycling enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels through Jefferson Parish. “After many months indoors, it was wonderful to welcome everyone out to enjoy a safe activity at...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Loyola University New Orleans and Ochsner Health have created a new nursing program that will guarantee experience working with Ochsner’s patients for all students. “This year has proven without doubt that nurses are heroes,” and the country has a critical need for more nurses, Loyola University...