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Japan Times
Jun 6, 2023
As flood risks rise, New Orleans neighborhoods build resilience
Community-led projects in New Orleans are helping the city to cut flood risk and improve water management as climate change fuels more extreme weather.
Japan Times
Apr 6, 2023
U.S. college basketball star shuns White House invite
Angel Reese, who scored 15 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in the title game, was named the Final Four's Most Outstanding Player.
Japan Times
Aug 30, 2021
New Orleans gripped by floods and blackouts as Ida unleashes fury
The storm, wielding some of the most powerful winds ever to hit the Louisiana, drove a wall of water inland when it thundered ashore Sunday as a Category 4 hurricane.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Oct 14, 2019
Deep South's only Democratic governor faces November run-off
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards failed to garner more than half of the votes in Saturday's primary election, forcing him into a run-off with Republican candidate Eddie Rispone to be held Nov. 16.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jul 16, 2019
Louisiana police probe slaying of civil rights activist-historian
Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital, Baton Rouge, officials said on Sunday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jun 12, 2019
Near-record 'dead zone' forecast off U.S. Gulf coast, threatening fish
A near record-sized "dead zone" of oxygen-starved water could form in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, threatening its huge stocks of marine life, researchers said.
WORLD / Society
Feb 8, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court blocks restrictive Louisiana abortion law while litigation continues
A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday stopped a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from going into effect in its first major test on abortion since the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy last summer.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jan 11, 2019
In first, Native American tribe displaced by sea gets land to relocate
A small Native American tribe in Louisiana whose land has nearly vanished into the sea has moved a step closer to relocating its community further inland after authorities acquired new land for the move, part of a first-of-its-kind project.
Jul 6, 2018
Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette offers to pay tuition for LSU student/trainer
Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette made a kind gesture to a Louisiana State student and trainer this week, offering to pay the woman's tuition.
Sep 4, 2017
U.S. refiner Phillips 66 requests Jones Act waiver to use foreign ships after Harvey
U.S. refiner Phillips 66 has requested a Jones Act waiver to allow it to use foreign vessels to move crude or products to and from its 260,000-barrel-per-day Alliance refinery in Louisiana after Hurricane Harvey, the company said on Sunday.
Japan Times
Dec 14, 2016
Fujitsu QB Cameron gains redemption with Japan X Bowl triumph
Despite being in the X League championship game for a fourth straight season, the Fujitsu Frontiers and ace quarterback Colby Cameron entered this year's contest with a chip on their shoulders.
Japan Times
Apr 20, 2015
Hope fades for Gulf oystermen five years after BP oil spill disaster
Five years after the largest oil spill in U.S. history spewed millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico, many Louisiana oystermen are fearful that a once-bountiful population of the mollusks may never recover.


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