Aggregated Louisiana News Articles
- La. Tech's Ferguson helps victims during draft
Louisiana Tech defensive end Jaylon Ferguson has no cell service because he is in Ruston, La., helping the victims of a tornado.
ESPN. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:43:09 EST.
- Student accepted into 115 colleges
A senior in New Orleans has been accepted into 115 colleges and universities and offered nearly $3.8 million in scholarships.
Kelly Taylor Hayes. Fox News. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 21:22:20 GMT.
- Mother, 14-year-old killed as tornado slams Louisiana
The son was a high school freshman.
ABC News. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:03:32 -0400.
- Huge alligator devours snake at PGA tournament in Louisiana
Golfers at an annual professional golf tournament in Louisiana received a shock when a huge alligator decided to make a snake its next meal.
Madeline Farber. Fox News. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:32:29 GMT.
- Mother and son killed in tornado in northern Louisiana
Two people were killed when a tornado tore through northern Louisiana
ABC News. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:28:24 -0400.
- US senators Jeff Merkley and John Kennedy demand answers from airlines over cameras in TV screens
Democrat Jeff Merkley, from Oregon, and Republican John Kennedy from Louisiana have sent a letter to eight US carriers asking if cameras could be used to monitor passengers.
Daily Mail. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:36:15 GMT.
- Jrue Holiday Would Be An Intriguing Point Guard Option For Bulls If He Becomes Available
The Chicago Bulls need an upgrade at the point guard position, and Jrue Holiday would be an intriguing option if the New Orleans Pelicans make him available.
By Jason Patt, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 17:40:00 +0000.
- Saints NFL Draft Preview: New Orleans' Free-Agent Haul Paves Way For Best-Player-Available Mentality
Everything the Saints have done over the past several seasons has paid off in a big way. Free agency has set the tone for New Orleans to add the final pieces in the draft to remain a legitimate Super Bowl contender.
By John Hendrix, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:00:00 +0000.
- This Louisiana town is moving to higher ground as taxpayers foot the bill for growing climate crisis
Residents of Pecan Acres are some of America's first climate refugees. The plan to move them could become a blueprint for other endangered towns.
CNBC. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 11:30 GMT.
- Rising Risks to Real Estate: Louisiana's plan to deal with 'climate refugees'
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how some states and residential communities are dealing with extreme rainfall and chronic flooding. Louisiana is conducting a remarkable experiment that could become a model for the rest of the country.
CNBC. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 11:29 GMT.
- Venture Global Reveals Plans for Third Louisiana LNG Terminal, Targeting 2023 Start-Up
Venture Global LNG Inc. has shared plans with regulators for a third natural gas export terminal, signaling its intent to add up to 24 million metric tons per year (mmty) of capacity at a proposed site in Plaquemines Parish, LA.
Natural Gas Intel. Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:45:30 -0400.
- Murphy Oil to buy Gulf assets for up to $1.6B from LLOG
Murphy Oil said Tuesday it will pay up to $1.6 billion to acquire a package of deepwater Gulf of Mexico assets from Louisiana-based LLOG Exploration.
Jordan Blum, Houston Chronicle. Houston Chronicle. Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:34:30 UTC.
- Man breaks into Louisiana governor's mansion, falls asleep on couch
The Louisiana State Police has revealed an extraordinary security breach at the Governor's Mansion, saying they had arrested a man last week who trespassed into the building and damaged property before falling asleep on a couch.
CBC News. Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:33:39 EDT.
- Albert Woodfox on surviving 43 years of solitary confinement, for a crime he didn't commit
Albert Woodfox is 72 years old, slightly built, with rectangular glasses, a neat goatee and a grey afro fading to white. He lives alone in a comfortable three-bedroom house in a middle-class neighbourhood of New Orleans. But ...
New Zealand Herald. Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:29:22 +1200.
Louisiana Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Louisiana as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||4,681,666||0.27|
|July 1, 2015||4,668,960||0.45|
|July 1, 2014||4,647,880||0.46|
|July 1, 2013||4,626,402||0.50|
|July 1, 2012||4,603,429||0.61|
|July 1, 2011||4,575,404||0.67|
|July 1, 2010||4,544,996|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Louisiana was 4,533,372.
In 2008, the estimated population of Louisiana was 4,410,796, whereas
in 2006, the population of Louisiana was about 4,243,634.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Louisiana's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Louisiana
web page. For maps of Louisiana,
visit this Louisiana Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Louisiana newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Lousiana
can be found here.
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