Too drunk to gamble? That's the claim of a California man suing a Las Vegas casino he says continued to serve him drinks and loan him money after he was so drunk he suffered a blackout. The man, Mark JohnstonMore >> Too drunk to gamble? That's the claim of a California man suing a Las Vegas casino he says continued to serve him drinks and loan him money after he was so drunk he suffered a blackout.
Students from Iowa High School learned about financial literacy today. As part of their 'Journey to Careers' path they take a field trip to Junior Achievement Finance Park. However, because of theMore >> It's a lesson that can last a lifetime. Some Iowa High School students got a hands-on lesson in how to balance a budget Friday, as part of Calcasieu Parish's Career-Bound Curriculum.More >> The beef recall making news around the country may have reached Southwest Louisiana.
The beef recall making news around the country may have reached Southwest Louisiana.
Second grade teacher Stephanie Young with her class during Read Across America Day celebration (Source: Stephanie Young) Dolby Elementary School in Lake Charles honored one of the most beloved children's books authors and illustrators during the week of Read Across America day – a nationwide celebration that usually takesMore >> Dolby Elementary School in Lake Charles honored one of the most beloved children's books authors and illustrators during the week of Read Across America day – a nationwide celebration that usually takes place on Dr. Seuss' birthday to encourage more reading in classrooms.More >> Sulphur's start was a humble, small mining community. Now, the city is about to celebrate 100 years of growth. "My mother and father moved me here when I was two and I know they were friends with a lotMore >> Sulphur's start was a humble, small mining community. Now, the city is about to celebrate 100 years of growth.More >>
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A large group of fishermen, environmentalists and concerned citizens gathered beside a shrimp boat dock in Biloxi on Wednesday to remember the victims of the BP oil rig explosion, and lament the ongoing impact of that disaster which happened one year ago.More >> One year after the BP oil spill in the Gulf, tourism related businesses on the Mississippi Gulf Coast are still struggling to recover their losses. Most business owners are cautiously optimistic that things will be better this year, but they know nothing is certain.More >> Louis Skrmetta is hoping for a busy summer season for Ship Island Excursions. Opening day, the family ferry business took more than 500 visitors to the island. That's good news, since last year his business was down by about 60 percent because of the oil spill.More >> The director of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality says she's pleased with the response and clean-up of the oil on this week's one year anniversary of the BP oil spill. Trudy Fisher says the biggest challenge still remaining is perception.More >> Just one day before the one year anniversary of the Gulf oil spill, NOAA announced that the last area of federal waters has reopened to fishing. The last 1,041 square miles of Gulf waters immediately surrounding the Deepwater Horizon wellhead is now open to commercial and recreational fishing.More >> Clean-up crews contracted by BP are making progress clearing the tar balls and waste oil from Cat Island. The oil giant recently purchased a portion of the island from private owners.More >> Many individuals and businesses along the Mississippi Gulf Coast continue to wait for final payments for costs and damages as a result of the BP oil spill. AJ Giardina spoke with a few individuals who say the Gulf Coast Claims Facility is using delay tactics in sending out checks.More >> Removing all the oil from Mississippi's barrier islands is a bit like chasing a moving target. As soon as one section of beach is cleaned, the dynamics of wind and waves take over, shifting sand to reveal new sections of tar balls and oil patties.More >> Use the numbers below to contact the Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Information Center on matters regarding the oil slick in Gulf of Mexico: Report oiled shoreline or request volunteer information:More >>