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  • Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu teams up with father for campaign ad

    One of Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu’s greatest assets in her difficult reelection battle is her family legacy, and a folksy new ad featuring her father shows that she intends to remind voters of her deep political roots.
  • Glynn Boyd

    Glynn Boyd
    Glynn Boyd is an award-winning reporter who began working as a journalist in 1985. Glynn worked in Houston at KPRC-TV for three years before returning home to New Orleans. Prior to Houston, Glynn worked in Baton Rouge, Montgomery, Alabama, Lafayette,...

    Oily waters, soiled beaches weigh on gulf town

    Oily waters, soiled beaches weigh on gulf town
    Two weeks after crews wrestled temporary control of the geyser of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, BP as early as Monday could begin the first step in a weeks-long process to permanently jam the blown-out well. But here in this fisherman's paradise,...

    Cord-blood donation encouraged

    Cord-blood donation encouraged
    To donate the stem cell-rich umbilical cord blood produced during the birth of her daughter, Jaime Feaster of Lake Charles, La., would have had to drive more than two hours to the nearest hospital equipped to collect it. That's a long way to go when you'...

    Book review: 'The Spot' by David Means

    Book review: 'The Spot' by David Means
    If you're looking for a key to "The Spot," David Means' fourth collection of short fiction, you need go no further than the title story. In it, Means give us a looping narrative, or a series of overlapping storylines, at the center of which is a gaping...