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Judge rejects former White House press secretary Jen Psaki’s effort to quash subpoena
Politics

Judge rejects former White House press secretary Jen Psaki’s effort to quash subpoena

FILE - White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington on March 9, 2022.  Patrick Semansky / AP A judge refused Friday to quash a subpoena issued to former White House press secretary Jen Psaki that seeks her deposition in a lawsuit filed by Missouri and Louisiana, alleging that the Biden administration conspired to silence conservative voices on social media. Psaki filed a motion in federal court in Alexandria seeking to quash the subpoena, saying that she had no relevant information to provide and that a deposition would place an undue burden on her. The Justice Department supported her efforts to quash. U.S. Magistrate I...
Two Warriors Meadery to Rebuild After Fire Guts Business | Louisiana News
Business

Two Warriors Meadery to Rebuild After Fire Guts Business | Louisiana News

By BONNIE BOLDEN, The News-StarWEST MONROE, La. (AP) — “I will never accept defeat. I will never quit.”Those statements are part of the U.S. Army Soldier’s Creed, so it’s unsurprising that two Army vets would take that approach after losing their business.In December 2019, Curtis Sims and Cameron Myers opened Two Warriors Meadery in West Monroe, the first such facility in the state.Mead is an alcoholic beverage created by fermenting honey with water, sometimes with various fruits, spices, grains, or hops.Political CartoonsTwo Warriors sold out in their first weekend and expanded production to include distribution around the state. In February, they bought the building they opened in West Monroe. They made their first payment on the building in late March, and on March 31 a fire started in ...
Caddo Parish to Use Drone Technology to Fight Mosquitos | Louisiana News
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Caddo Parish to Use Drone Technology to Fight Mosquitos | Louisiana News

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Drones are being used to help fight mosquitoes in north Louisiana.The Caddo Parish Animal Services and Mosquito Control fights a mosquito population for over 900 square miles, using eight mosquito trucks to respond across the entire parish. This year, it is introducing new, state-of-the-art drone technology to assist in mosquito eradication efforts.The drones will spray insecticide into hard-to-reach areas in the parish to kill mosquito larvae and keep the population under control before the breeding season kicks into high gear in the summer months, The Times reported.“We are excited about being able to treat mosquitoes in the parish in areas that we haven’t been able to treat before,” said Caddo Mosquito Control Manager Brian Glascock. “We are able to fly the drone ...