louisiana louisiana  /lu ˌi zi ˈæ nə/

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  • (n) a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

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  1. Louisiana tobacco: Mississippi bubble, Natchez war

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - France sent thousands of colonists and slaves to Louisiana in the belief that tobacco would refill a treasury depleted by wars. That dream continued until an Army captain's land grab triggered a massacre by Natchez Indians, who burned the plantations, said Erin M. Greenwald, curator of an exhibit about the colony's tobacco history. Between August 1717, when Scottish economist ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

  2. Louisiana Seafood Stars in Aspen

    Louisiana took center stage this weekend at one of the world`s most prestigious international food and wine events, the 31st annual Aspen Food and Wine Classic.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ABC 26 New Orleans

  3. Louisiana National Guard's Top Enlisted Adviser Fired

    The Louisiana National Guard's highest officer has fired his top enlisted adviser over alleged sexual harassment. Lt. Col. Michael Kazmierzak, a guard spokesman, says another guard member made a complaint against 53-year-old Sgt. Maj. Tommy Caillier (KY-AY) about 1 ½ weeks ago. He says investigators found there had been sexual harassment and are looking into an allegation of sexual assault. No ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

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  1. "This oil threatens not only our coast and our wetlands, this oil fundamentally threatens our way of life in southeastern Louisiana," said Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.
    on May 24, 2010 By: Bobby Jindal Source: New York Daily News

  2. "At the end of the day, my concern is Louisiana," state treasurer, John Kennedy, told The Associated Press on Saturday. "BP ultimately will do what BP thinks is best for BP."
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: John F Kennedy Source: The Associated Press

  3. "The harm that is caused to the victims and to society at large by the worst child rapists is grave," Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. wrote. "It is the judgment of the Louisiana lawmakers and those in an increasing number of other states that...
    on Jun 25, 2007 By: Samuel Alito Source: Los Angeles Times

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