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Recent articles by Janet:

Lawyer: OSHA looking into Hard Rock Hotel worker's arrest

Ramirez Palma’s wife said he’s worked in the area for nearly two decades and had complained before the collapse that the concrete floors were sagging, → Read More

Feds: Royalty exemption for new shallow-water Gulf wells

The number of wells drilled in shallow water has fallen 89 percent over the past 10 years. → Read More

Feds: Royalty exemption for new shallow-water Gulf wells

NEW ORLEANS — The federal agencies that make and enforce offshore oil and gas leases say they'll encourage new wells in shallow Gulf of Mexico waters by allowing some reduced-royalty or even royalty-free production if owners can prove they need it. Some $20 billion worth of oil and gas may go untapped without changes described in a report issued Tuesday, according to the heads of the Bureau of… → Read More

Feds: Royalty exemption for new shallow-water Gulf wells

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal agencies that make and enforce offshore oil and gas leases say they’ll encourage new wells in shallow Gulf of Mexico waters by allowing some → Read More

US officials granting $29 million for coastal protection

The fund partnership was created last year after severe weather caused a record $306.2 billion in damage in the U.S. the year before. → Read More

US officials granting $29 million for coastal protection

KOMO 4 TV provides news, sports, weather and local event coverage in the Seattle, Washington area including Bellevue, Redmond, Renton, Kent, Tacoma, Bremerton, SeaTac, Auburn, Mercer Island, Bothell, Shoreline, Lynnwood, Mill Creek and Everett. → Read More

11 more endangered whooping cranes in southwest Louisiana

The juveniles will spend about two weeks in a net-covered pen at the White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area near Gueydan. → Read More

Fake chimneys for birds that need vertical hollows to rest

BIRMINGHAM — People from New England to Texas are building fake chimneys as nesting spots and migration motels for chimney swifts, little birds that are dwindling in number as the nation's architectural landscape changes. Old factories and schools with huge chimneys are being torn down, and most new houses don't have chimneys. Many homeowners who do have chimneys are getting them lined with… → Read More

LSU-trained doctor missing after never landing plane in Gonzales

An online flight tracker showed the Piper Aztec's last known position over the Gulf about 11:40 p.m. Wednesday. → Read More

After 42 Years in Prison Protesting His Innocence, New Orleans Man Being Freed in Plea Deal Bargain

Brooks was serving a life sentence in New Orleans. But evidence that could have cleared him was withheld at trial, according to attorneys → Read More

U.S. Commerce declares fishing disasters for 7 states

NEW ORLEANS — U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has declared fishing disasters for seven states on three coasts."Fishing is the cornerstone of countless coastal economies and has been a way of life for generations of Americans," he said in a brief news release Wednesday. "This determination acknowledges the critical role fisheries play in our communities, and the risks they face from natural… → Read More

US Commerce declares fishing disasters for 7 states

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has declared fishing disasters for seven states on three coasts. → Read More

Louisiana fishermen to get federal aid after fishing disaster declared

Congress has appropriated $165 million for help for the 2019 fiscal year. → Read More

Gulf Coast seafood biz slammed by freshwater from floods

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Fresh water from Midwestern floods has killed oysters along the coasts of three states and cost Mississippi half of its blue crabs. → Read More

Gulf Coast seafood biz slammed by freshwater from floods

The governors of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama asked months ago for U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to declare a fisheries disaster. → Read More

Goodyear must pay $6.7M for exploding tire death in Plaquemines Parish

A judge ruled that Goodyear failed to adequately warn the parish that an underpressurized tire might explode during inflation. → Read More

Goodyear ordered to pay $6.7M for death from exploding tire

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. must pay more than $6.7 million in damages in the death of a garbage truck driver killed when a tire he was inflating exploded, a judge in a New Orleans suburb has ruled. → Read More

Goodyear ordered to pay $6.7M for death from exploding tire

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. must pay more than $6.7 million in damages in the death of a garbage truck driver killed when a tire he was inflating exploded, a judge in a New Orleans suburb has ruled. → Read More

Goodyear ordered to pay $6.7M for death from exploding tire

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. must pay more than $6.7 million in damages in the death of a garbage truck driver killed when a tire he was inflating exploded, a judge in a New Orleans suburb has ruled. → Read More

Goodyear ordered to pay $6.7M for death from exploding tire

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. must pay more than $6.7 million in damages in the death of a garbage truck driver killed when a tire he was inflating exploded, a judge in a New Orleans suburb has ruled. → Read More