Louisiana became part of the United States with the Louisiana Purchase and became the 18th state in 1812. New Orleans and the Port of South Louisiana are main ports located near the Mississippi River delta. Seafood is an important industry with the harvest of shrimp, oysters, crab, and fish. Oil and gas are drilled in the delta area.
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This Louisiana map page includes a detailed, scalable road map of Louisiana, as well as Interstate highway information, scenic road highlights, and state transportation links.
Mississippi is the 31st largest USA state, bordered by Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and the Gulf of Mexico. Visit this site to learn more about Mississippi and find printable maps of the state.
Louisiana flood losses could reach $15 billion; Mazda is recalling 2.2 million vehicles for faulty hatches; and the FAA issues a warning about Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. These headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch.
CBS News. Wed, 21 Apr 2021 16:16:13 -0400.
A youth soccer club hoping to welcome its new coach from the United Kingdom to the U.S. has been caught up in a morass of bureaucracy deeper than any Louisiana bayou, according to a federal lawsuit recently filed by the team.
Fox News. Tue, 20 Apr 2021 19:40:54 GMT.
The Seacor Power, a lift boat carrying 19 people, capsized last week, eight miles from a Louisiana port in stormy weather. Six crew members were quickly rescued. The bodies of five others have been recovered.
Maria Cramer and Johnny Diaz. New York Times. Mon, 19 Apr 2021 22:20:37 +0000.
On Saturday, the search continued about eight miles off the Louisiana coast, as frantic family members held out desperate hopes for the nine men who remain missing since Tuesday.
Daily Mail. Sat, 17 Apr 2021 15:45:00 GMT.