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Bobby Jindal blasts Obama, helps Romney


July 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal helped Mitt Romney raise two million dollars amid speculation that he could be presumptive Republican presidential nominee's running mate in ... Read more...

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Indian-Americans caught in $450 mn Medicare fraud


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Several Indian-Americans are among 107 people charged in Medicare fraud schemes involving $450 million in false billings uncovered in an operation across seven cities in the ... Read more...

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Over 46 million Americans live in poverty


November 4th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) They may not be starving, but by American standards some 46.2 million people live in poverty today, more than at any other time in American history, ... Read more...

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Six Indian-Americans caught in US Medicare fraud


February 18th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) At least six Indian Americans are among more than 100 doctors, nurses and health care executives arrested by the authorities in the biggest US crackdown on ... Read more...

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Twilight bosses step up security to keep actors safe at Louisiana shoot


November 19th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Twilight bosses have added more security to protect stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart from over-zealous fans at their shoot in Louisiana.The actors are currently working on the ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson And Kristen Stewart: Wrapped In Brazilian Romance


November 8th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): 'Twilight' actors Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson are currently busy filming the 4th film ‘Breaking Dawn’ (which shall be broken into two parts) and were spotted ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson Living Under One Roof!


November 6th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have spawned an insane amount of frenzy for their immortal portrayal of romance in the 'Twilight' saga. But have you noticed ... Read more...

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Pattinson plans $40,000 Halloween bash


October 30th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson plans to spook his castmates this Halloween by staging a massive $40,000 party in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.Pattinson, who is currently shooting for the latest ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson’s New Love


October 25th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Twilight hunk Robert Pattinson has developed a new craze these days and before you start guessing we have an instant answer for you. The 24-year-old hunk ... Read more...

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Remnants of Tropical Depression 5 headed towards Louisiana


August 17th, 2010 - 4:23 am ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) -- Remnants of Tropical Depression 5 are being monitored as they could develop into possible severe weather, the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) ... Read more...

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BP announces hiring of disaster management and consulting firm


July 30th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – BP announced on Friday that it has hired Witt Associates, a public safety and crisis management consulting firm, and consequently its CEO James Lee Witt to ... Read more...

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Louisiana encourages residents to pre-apply for disaster food aid as Tropical Storm Bonnie approaches


July 24th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) encouraged residents to pre-apply online for disaster food assistance as Tropical Storm Bonnie is expected to enter ... Read more...

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BP oil disaster threatens goods and services worth far more than BP’s value - Study


June 10th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) - The BP oil disaster, hurricanes and wetlands loss threaten a net value of $330 billion to $1.3 trillion in natural system goods and services, according to ... Read more...

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Louisiana Workforce Commission to visit areas affected by oil spill


June 9th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – Representatives of the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) and Louisiana Community Action Partnership (LACAP) said that on Tuesday, they will be touring Jefferson Parish communities affected by ... Read more...

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Louisiana reopens shrimping zone unaffected by the Gulf oil spill


May 29th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham announced on Friday that spring shrimp season in all of Zone 1, excluding areas previously closed ... Read more...

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Maritime laws protecting BP, not Gulf Coast residents - American Association for Justice


May 28th, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – A hearing on Thursday will examine legal liability issues surrounding the 11 people who died during the Deepwater Horizon explosion, as the American Association for Justice has ... Read more...

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Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announces opening of shrimp season in portion of oil spill affected area


May 27th, 2010 - 3:08 am ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will open the spring shrimp season in portions of the Mississippi river which are not affected by the BP ... Read more...

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Louisiana’s territorial seas re-open to recreational and commercial fishing


May 25th, 2010 - 6:39 am ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) re-opened to recreational and commercial fishing activities portions of the territorial seas south of Marsh Island in Iberia ... Read more...

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Louisiana opens part of territorial seas to recreational and commercial fishing


May 12th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced that a part of Louisiana’s territorial seas are opened for recreational and commercial fishing, LDWF Secretary Robert Barham ... Read more...

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Louisiana closes territorial seas for shrimp harvesting due to probable oil impact


May 7th, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham issued and emergency closure of shrimp harvesting in a portion of territorial seas due to probable ... Read more...

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Louisiana Governor Jindal declares state of emergency due to oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico


April 30th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) -- Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal on Thursday declared a state of emergency and requested additional resources from the federal government as the state prepares for the potential ... Read more...

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Louisiana man charged for racketeering


March 17th, 2010 - 4:28 am ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – A Louisiana man was charged for a racketeering scheme, prosecutors said Tuesday.Robert L. Stevens, age 61, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana conspired to use interstate facilities in ... Read more...

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Louisiana woman guilty for defrauding American Red Cross


February 26th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – A Louisiana woman pleaded guilty to defrauding the American Red Cross, prosecutors said on Thursday.Shanda Moore, age 26, a resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana repeatedly applied ... Read more...

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Louisiana I-10 crash kills five, injures eight


November 29th, 2009 - 2:43 am ICT by BNO News
PRAIRIEVILLE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) -- Five people were killed and eight others were critically injured after a crash on Interstate 10 near Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Saturday, officials said.The accident happened around ... Read more...

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Jindal advises Cheney to tone down criticism of Obama


April 17th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Baton Rouge (Louisiana, US), Apr.17 (ANI): Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has suggested that former Vice President Dick Cheney should tone down his criticism of President Barack Obama.Cheney has ... Read more...

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Mankad-Oudsema lose LA challenger final


April 12th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Baton Rouge (Louisiana), April 12 (IANS) India's Harsh Mankad and America's Scott Oudsema went down fighting to top seeds Bobby Reynolds and Rajeev Ram in the doubles final of the $50,000 ATP ... Read more...

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Mankad-Scott in final, Somdev-Huey out of ATP Challenger


April 11th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Baton Rouge (Louisiana), April 11 (IANS) India's Harsh Mankad and his American partner Scott Oudsema advanced to the doubles final but Somdev Devvarman and Treat Conrad Huey of Philippines faltered in ... Read more...

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Somdev in doubles semis of ATP tourney


April 10th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Baton Rouge (Louisiana), April 10 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and Phillipines' Treat Conrad Huey have shocked third seeds Todd Widom and Michael Yani to storm into the semi-final of the $50,000 ... Read more...

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Things about Bobby Jindal you didnt know


March 3rd, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.3 (ANI): Everybody knows that Piyush Bobby Jindal is the son of Indian immigrants, that he is 37 and one of the youngest political leaders in the United States, that ... Read more...

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Republicans tap Indian American Jindal to counter Obama speech


February 12th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.12 (ANI): Republicans have zeroed into Indian American Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal to give their official response to President Obama''s February 24 address to a joint session of Congress. "Governor Jindal ... Read more...

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