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Sunday, February 19, 2017
Southwest Louisiana ,
Bob-Hardey2017-02-19T11-25-22

Westlake financial fortunes improve: City still in uncertain position

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Westlake’s finances are more stable than they were over two years ago when, Mayor Bob Hardey said, the city was “one month away from bankruptcy.”

Along with budget-tightening methods, Hardey said, assistance from local government entities, businesses and residents has helped. Still, even though the city is in the black, its financial situation is still in an uncertain position, he said.

Hardey said that when he came to City Hall on Nov. 8, 2014 — two days after being el ...



As Trump makes foreign policy, Tillerson avoids spotlight


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WASHINGTON -- When North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters between South Korea and Japan, President Donald Trump moved quickly to show U.S. resolve. He appeared within hours alongside visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and said the

Port Cameron: Proposed $1.5 billion deep-water staging facility will serve area's offshore energy needs


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8:21 AM

Port Cameron executive director Ted Falgout said the potential for the deep-water staging facility to serve the offshore energy needs in the Gulf of Mexico is endless.

The proposed $1.5 billion port will be built on 500 acres of property along the Calcasieu Ship Channel, with an additional 750 acres ...

A month of Trump: Tweets and turmoil for the 45th president


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2:20 PM

WASHINGTON -- One month after the inauguration, the stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of Donald Trump's White House still is a hard-hat zone. Skeletal remains of the inaugural reviewing stands poke skyward. Random piles of plywood and cables are heaped on the ground inside crooked lines of met ...

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2 dams illustrate challenge of maintaining older designs

LOS ANGELES -- Twelve years ago, widespread destruction from Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast helped compel federal engineers 2,000 miles away in California to remake a 1950s-era dam by constructing a massive steel-and-concrete gutter that would manage surging waters in times of torrential storms.

The nearly $1 billion a ...

Montefusco

'Thank God he's OK': Stony Brook pitcher Nick Montefusco rejoins team following collapse

Nick Montefusco, the Stony Brook pitcher who collapsed at Joe Miller Ballpark and required chest compressions and an automatic external defibrillator to resuscitate him, rejoined his teammates at the field prior to Sunday’s game against Rhode Island. It rendered some normalcy to an otherwise petrifying 24-hour ord ...

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Kraft in talks to buy Europe's Unilever

NEW YORK -- U.S. food giant Kraft Heinz Co. confirmed that it's made an offer to buy Europe's Unilever and been rejected.

The company said Friday that talks are ongoing, but that no deal can be assured.

Kraft Heinz, maker of Oscar Mayer meats, Jell-O pudding and Velveeta cheese, said there's no certainty that it will even m ...

batman-movie

'Lego Batman' stays No. 1, conquers 'The Great Wall'

NEW YORK — "The Lego Batman Movie" commanded the Presidents Day weekend box office, staying No. 1 for the second straight week, while the China-focused "The Great Wall" failed to show much muscle in North America.

According to studio estimates Sunday. "The Lego Batman Movie" topped the weekend with $34.2 million, slid ...

Give-taxpayers-some-answers

Give taxpayers some answers

The Legislature has only four days left in its special session that is aimed at wiping out a $304 million mid-year state budget deficit, and there are some issues that are long overdue for clarification. The House sent its first major supplemental appropriations bill to the Senate Friday, but didn’t have solid answers ...






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