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J-turn work to start soon; Should cut down on worst crashes

A crossover is shown Wednesday in the Patterson area. J-turns will soon be constructed from Patterson to Berwick. J-turns are traffic safety features that prevent vehicles from cutting straight across oncoming traffic in order to go in the opposite direction. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

Motorists in the Tri-City area should see work begin within the next couple of weeks along U.S. 90 to install J-turns to try to eliminate dangerous T-bone, or right angle, crashes.

Christmas open house

Above, McKynlee Grizzaffi, 1, of Morgan City, walks around from tree to tree touching ornaments in arms reach during the 21st Annual Weddell-Williams & Cypress Sawmill Christmas Tree Festival open house Tuesday night at the Louisiana State Museum near Patterson. Below, J.B. Maitland Elementary Principal’s Place Kids sing Christmas carols at the event. The festival features Christmas trees decorated by local organizations and students from St. Mary Parish Schools. Maitland Principal’s List students won first place, Stephensville Elementary placed second and St. Mary Talented Art Students followed in third place. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Economist: Trump’s plans should help oil industry

Tulane Freeman School of Business Professor Peter Ricchiuti speaks during Tuesday's Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute meeting. Ricchiuti said President-Elect Donald Trump's plans to "roll back" safety and environmental regulations should help the oil and gas industry. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

President-Elect Donald Trump’s plans to lessen regulations on the oil and gas industry may be what the industry needs to make a comeback, Tulane Business Professor Peter Ricchiuti said Tuesday.

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