Gov. Bobby Jindal started his 64-parish tour with a perfectly sensible statement: "The people of Louisiana shouldn't have to come to Baton Rouge to see their governor." Many legislators would agree, having spent two months in Baton Rouge barely...
DATE: June 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
In the autumn of 1987, I sat at my computer terminal in The Daily Reveille office in the basement of Hodges Hall on the LSU campus and punched out a bitter op-ed commentary about Louisiana state politics. I can't be sure, but I think it had...
DATE: April 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
A Coast Guard official says a disabled cruise ship—dubbed the "floating toilet"—off the coast of Alabama is again moving toward the shore after a broken towline delayed the vessel's slow journey back to port. Petty Officer William...
DATE: February 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Though most people in East Baton Rouge Parish were lucky enough either not to have lost power throughout Isaac or to have had electricity restored after about a day without it, there are approximately 52,000 Entergy and DEMCO customers in the parish...
DATE: August 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
If Isaac has left you powerless and craving a cold drink, a hot meal, or internet access, check out one of these spots: Buzz Café: 340 Florida Street, 706-1236.Has: Food, drinks, Wi-Fi.
DATE: August 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: (Dine) Restaurants
With many Baton Rouge residents still without electricity, 225 asked Kathy Mangham, owner of Gourmet Girls catering, to give us a quick couple of recipes for the powerless. Click
DATE: August 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: (Dine) Foodies
During a storm, access to the fridge and freezer has to be carefully rationed, as does ice—so what to prepare when you can't have a cold drink, and a beer from the ice chest just won't do? Many New Orleans bartenders swear by what are called...
DATE: August 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: (Dine) Cheers
As one of the worst droughts in modern history continues to shrink the width and depth of the Mississippi River, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has more than a dozen dredging vessels working to keep the river open to commercial traffic this...
DATE: August 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
PR or personal? Notes from the quest for a meaningful 1,000th Facebook friend
DATE: April 01, 2012 | CATEGORY: News (225)
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