Louisiana officials have sent a letter to the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene un-inviting members of the group who have recently been to ebola-affected West African countries from attending the group’s annual conference in New Orleans next week.

jindal jobs carousel"It is obvious that Louisiana economic performance has not outperformed the South or the United States as a whole and, in fact, has substantially underperformed..."

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is facing off one last time with her two main Republican challengers before next week's election.

A state district judge said he will rule Friday on a preliminary injunction to keep some charter schools from receiving $60 million through Louisiana's public school financing formula.

Off a narrow gravel road running between a handful of mostly abandoned lots near a Mississippi River levee, down past sprawling oak trees and thick weeds, a lectern framed by banana trees has been set up in front of three short rows of folding chairs.

  • 10 Things TODAY 7:15AM by The Associated Press

    10 Things to Know Today

    San Fran wins the World Series; Sistine Chapel improvements; Kurds moving toward Syria and more national and international news for Thursday, October 30, 2014.

  • INDReporter YESTERDAY 5:36PM by IND Staff

    Advertiser: Stutes DA man

    Paper cites the former ADA's "experience as a prosecutor, his demonstrated integrity, and his ideas for reshaping the [DA's] office" in urging voters to support Keith Stutes Nov. 4.

  • News YESTERDAY 5:33PM by IND Staff

    Ebola paranoia grips DHH

    Louisiana officials have sent a letter to the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene un-inviting members of the group who have recently been to ebola-affected West African countries from attending the group’s annual conference in New Orleans next week.

  • Sports YESTERDAY 5:04PM by Steve Reed, AP Sports Writer

    Saints, Panthers square off for division lead

    Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have to find a way to win on the road if they plan to take over first place in the NFC South.

  • News YESTERDAY 4:40PM by Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press

    Economist: Jindal misrepresents jobs data

    "It is obvious that Louisiana economic performance has not outperformed the South or the United States as a whole and, in fact, has substantially underperformed..."

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  • News YESTERDAY 4:30PM by Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press

    Ruling expected Friday in charter schools lawsuit

    A state district judge said he will rule Friday on a preliminary injunction to keep some charter schools from receiving $60 million through Louisiana's public school financing formula.

  • INDReporter YESTERDAY 4:26PM by IND Staff

    No Fun League puts kibosh on Downtown party

    Saints fans were to gather, make merry, eat/drink compliments of a new Downtown group and watch the Saints beat Carolina and claim 1st place in the NFC South. But...

  • Sports YESTERDAY 9:42AM by Brett Martel, AP Sports Writer

    Saints' Ingram not surprised by his recent success

    New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram doesn't see his dramatic spike in production as any sort of validation.

  • News YESTERDAY 9:40AM by The Associated Press

    Last Senate debate scheduled for Wednesday

    U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is facing off one last time with her two main Republican challengers before next week's election.

  • INDReporter TUE, OCT 28 4:31PM by IND Staff

    Langlinais issues LPSB endorsements

    He’s pulling for Knezek and Hidalgo on his end of the parish but issued endorsements in three other districts as well.

  • Walter Pierce RE: TUE, OCT 28 4:21PM by Walter Pierce

    RE: Pat Cooper — former (and future) superintendent?

    It’s possible.

  • News TUE, OCT 28 10:35AM by Kevin McGill, Associated Press

    Ex-gov, ex-con Edwin Edwards on the stump again

    Off a narrow gravel road running between a handful of mostly abandoned lots near a Mississippi River levee, down past sprawling oak trees and thick weeds, a lectern framed by banana trees has been set up in front of three short rows of folding chairs.

  • News TUE, OCT 28 10:34AM by The Associated Press

    It's Hillary's turn to rally for Mary

    Hillary Rodham Clinton is heading to New Orleans this weekend to stir up voter support for Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu.

  • Sports TUE, OCT 28 10:32AM by Brett Martel, AP Sports Writer

    Payton wants Saints to take big win in stride

    Saints coach Sean Payton has spent much of his team's erratic season trying to build his players up.

  • INDReporter TUE, OCT 28 10:29AM by IND Staff

    TDA releases its LPSB endorsements

    The Daily Advertiser has weighed in on this year's LPSB elections with nine endorsements.

  • INDReporter MON, OCT 27 5:02PM by Leslie Turk

    Another marshal candidate behaving badly

    The Daily Advertiser uncovers at least two disciplinary actions against veteran sheriff’s deputy Kip Judice for driving a department vehicle after drinking alcohol.

  • INDReporter MON, OCT 27 4:54PM by IND Staff

    Board picks Mangham to serve last 2 months of Cockerham's term

    The LPSB has named Melinda Mangham as the interim replacement for the District 7 seat recently vacated by Mark Cockerham.

  • News MON, OCT 27 2:56PM by Jeremy Alford, LaPolitics News Service

    Industry digs in further on coastal suit

    Gifford Briggs, vice president of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, insisted that a settlement is not on the table and a consent decree in exchange for a new processing fee is highly unlikely.

  • News MON, OCT 27 2:54PM by Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press

    About 50 percent voter turnout predicted for La.

    Secretary of State Tom Schedler says he expects about half of Louisiana's 2.9 million registered voters to cast ballots for the Nov. 4 election.

  • News MON, OCT 27 1:16PM by Jeremy Alford, LaPolitics News Service

    Discussion cautiously moves to surplus

    While the Division of Administration, Treasurer John Kennedy and the legislative auditor spar over the validity of a $178.5 million surplus, and how it was calculated, some officials expect it to be up for grabs sooner or later. 

  • INDReporter MON, OCT 27 10:46AM by IND Staff

    Who knew? Book of Revelation was really talking about Obamacare

    For all you red-blooded, church-going Americans out there unwilling to make a deal with the devil known as Obamacare, it’s OK, there’s now an alternative health care option that doesn’t include an eternal fate of hellfire and brimstone in the fine print.

  • Sports MON, OCT 27 10:14AM by Brett Martel, AP Sports Writer

    Brees, Saints blow past Packers, 44-23

    Deflated in Detroit one week. Sublime in the Superdome the next.

  • News MON, OCT 27 10:04AM by Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press

    Cassidy won't be at latest Senate debate

    Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy is skipping the latest TV debate in Louisiana's U.S. Senate race.

  • INDReporter MON, OCT 27 10:00AM by IND Staff

    Acadiana vet dead in apparent triple murder-suicide

    Dr. Emily Champion was found shot to death inside the Trigg County, Ky., home of her parents, who were also killed.

  • INDReporter FRI, OCT 24 4:32PM by IND Staff

    Cooper digs in

    The Lafayette superintendent insists the budget is illegal and vows to fight on.

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