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2005-10-13 19:07:30

By Michael Peltier BAKER, Louisiana (Reuters) - New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin completed a two-day motorcade blitz of Louisiana on Thursday, trying to lure displaced residents home with offers of housing and jobs. In stops in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Baker and St.

2005-10-05 09:50:00

The travel trailers have names as euphemistic as "Chateau," but at least they will provide a little privacy for hurricane victims who have slept alongside strangers for over a month.

2005-09-18 10:54:53

By Ben Berkowitz BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (Reuters) - It is one of Mother Nature's cruelest ironies: while broad swaths of New Orleans are still under water, other parts of Louisiana are so dry they face a severe risk of wildfires. "It's very dry.

2005-09-17 11:38:56

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Louisiana officials on Saturday said a $2.6 billion aid package for schools affected by Hurricane Katrina does not appear to include salaries for displaced teachers, one of the state's primary educational requests.

2005-09-14 13:44:12

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors said on Wednesday they were prepared to aggressively investigate reports of corruption by public officials seeking to profit from the rebuilding of Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina.

2005-09-13 16:59:30

BATON ROUGE (Reuters) - The owners of a nursing home where 34 people were found dead after Hurricane Katrina have been arrested and charged with 34 counts of negligent homicide for not evacuating those patients, the Louisiana attorney general's office said on Tuesday.

2005-09-09 07:50:00

By Michael Peltier BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Hurricane Katrina has created a real estate boom in Louisiana's usually sedate state capital, now bursting at the seams as rescue workers arrive and evacuees scramble to get on with their lives.

2005-09-09 07:52:50

By Michael Peltier BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Hurricane Katrina has created a real estate boom in Louisiana's usually sedate state capital, now bursting at the seams as rescue workers arrive and evacuees scramble to get on with their lives.

2005-09-07 05:32:20

By Michael Peltier BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Health officials are shifting their focus from trauma care to public health and infectious disease as concerns grow about polluted standing water in the flooded streets of New Orleans.

2005-09-04 19:53:19

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (Reuters) - A civilian helicopter that was not involved in rescue operations crashed in New Orleans on Sunday and the two people on board were slightly injured, a state official said.


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logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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