attorney general http://wwno.org en Skeleton Shifts Eliminated in Iberville Parish http://wwno.org/post/skeleton-shifts-eliminated-iberville-parish <div>Iberville Parish school system Central Office employees can no longer work "skeleton shifts" during holiday breaks.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Superintendent Ed Cancienne <a href="http://bit.ly/WqrRUO" target="_blank">told The Advocate</a> Monday a recent Louisiana Attorney General's Office opinion said the longtime tradition violates state law.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Cancienne said some 12-month employees in the district's Central Office received additional paid time off on designated work days during holiday breaks — like Thanksgiving and Christmas — through the use of minimally sta Thu, 10 Jan 2013 20:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26571 at http://wwno.org Complaints of price gouging lodged in Louisiana http://wwno.org/post/complaints-price-gouging-lodged-louisiana <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Louisiana attorney general's office has received price gouging complaints, largely about gasoline prices.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Spokeswoman Amanda Larkins said Tuesday that the office also has recorded "a handful of complaints" about prices for hotels, batteries, cigarettes, gas cans and water.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 21:13:51 +0000 The Associated Press 18782 at http://wwno.org Strider to be director of state gaming division http://wwno.org/post/strider-be-director-state-gaming-division <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has named a new director for the division of his office that oversees legal gambling in the state.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A news release from Caldwell's office says Clifford R. Strider III is a 1979 graduate of the law school at LSU and has 33 years of experience in litigation and supervision.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 09:05:00 +0000 The Associated Press 18060 at http://wwno.org