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Covington skateboard ban voted down - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2 - COVINGTON, La. (AP) - An ordinance that would have limited skateboarding in Covington was voted down by the City Council after dozens of opponents rallied in protest of the ban. Opposition to the ordinance had been building since it was introduced by the council last month. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

10 years for teen who pleads in machete attack - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2 - COVINGTON, La. (AP) - A 16-year-old arrested last year after he allegedly attacked a man with a machete following an argument has pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree murder and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

State opens probe of work release program - COVINGTON, La. (AP) — The state inspector general's office has opened an investigation into Northshore Workforce LLC, a privately run work-release program that was shut down by St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain in March. - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

Hornbeck Offshore Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings Release And Conference Call Schedule - COVINGTON, La., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2014 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, ... - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Pool Corporation First Quarter 2014 Earnings Results Conference Call - COVINGTON, La. -- POOLCORP , will hold a conference call to discuss First Quarter 2014 results on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time). - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Globalstar: Moving to NY Stock Exchange - COVINGTON, La. (AP) — Globalstar Inc. says the New York Stock Exchange has approved its common shares for trading. The company says it will withdraw its shares from over-the-counter trading when they are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under "GSAT." - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

State opens probe of work release program - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2 - COVINGTON, La. (AP) - The state inspector general's office has opened an investigation into Northshore Workforce LLC, a privately run work-release program that was shut down by St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain in March. - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

New York Stock Exchange to Initiate Trading of Globalstar Common Stock - COVINGTON, La. -- Today, Globalstar, Inc., the leader in mobile satellite services, announced that the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE MKT) has approved its common shares for trading, which will commence ... - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Covington skateboard ban voted down - An ordinance that would have limited skateboarding in Covington was voted down by the City Council after dozens of opponents rallied in protest of the ban. Opposition to the ordinance had been building since it was... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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Teen sentenced to 10 years after pleading guilty in machete attack - Greenfield Daily Reporter - COVINGTON, Louisiana — A 16-year-old arrested last year after he allegedly attacked a man with a machete following an argument has pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree murder and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. NOLA.com ' The ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Notes from the La. Legislature's regular session - CT Post - John Schroder, R-Covington, is seeking to add pies to a law passed last year giving the exemptions to people who sell cakes and cookies they baked at home, a law that keeps them from adhering to sanitation rules that require commercial grade equipment. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Wednesday notes from the legislature - Knoe.com - BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Students at poor-performing public schools could have the possibility of switching to higher-performing schools, under a bill that received the unanimous support Wednesday of the Senate. Sen. Ben Nevers ... John ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Chisesi's Gets A Loan, Beers At Festival International - Eater - LAFAYETTE— Beer whisperer Nora McGunnigle notes that Festival International de Louisiane's "Lus LA Craft Biergarten" features 20 beers from six Louisiana breweries this year— Abita, Bayou Teche, Covington, NOLA Brewing, Parish and Tin Roof.Brewsday Tuesday: Bayoust, a new beer, comes to Festival International - bestofneworleans.com (blog) - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Robert Kelner and Raymond La Raja: The damage done by McCain-Feingold - Capital Times (blog) - 2014-04-16T15:00:00Z Robert Kelner and Raymond La Raja: The damage done by McCain-FeingoldROBERT K. KELNER, election law attorney, and RAYMOND LA RAJA, political science professor madison.com. 6 hours ago • ROBERT K. KELNER, election law attorney, and ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Covington High to present 'The Wizard of Oz': On the Stage - The Times-Picayune - Covington Louisiana Actors Playhouse System (CLAPS) will hold auditions March 31, April 1 and April 7 at Covington High School for the upcoming 2014 season and the 19th year for the CLAPS program. Productions to cast are the musicals, "Disney's Peter ... - Fri, 21 Mar 2014

Community Calendar - News Sentinel - •PARTY PAWS: LA FIESTA: 6-10 p.m. April 26, Knights of Columbus, Warsaw. $20 advance, $25 at the door. Benefits One ... •FESTIVAL OF WINES: 5:30-8:30 p.m. May 2, Fort Wayne Country Club, 5221 Covington Road. $50. Benefits Hospice Home. Tickets ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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