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3 hrs ago | The News-Star
Slug a referee at your child's sports game? You'll face jail time. Sixteen and trying to improve your tan? You'll have to head outside because minors are barred from the tanning bed.
5 hrs ago | The Times
A federal judge has dismissed without prejudice a lawsuit seeking to bar the Stage 1 planning and environmental study for extending Louisiana Highway 3132/Inner Loop Expressway until all alternative routes have been properly identified.
7 hrs ago | McClatchy
Forty years after the Watergate scandal forced President Richard Nixon to resign or face certain impeachment and conviction, Washington's increasing partisanship too often leads to politicians threatening to go there.
11 hrs ago | The Town Talk
Starting Friday, public colleges and universities in Louisiana will be required to make their campuses smoke-free.
13 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
A quiet evening recently turned horrifying for one local mother after she realized her 16 year old girl was gone.
Just in case you haven't had enough bad news, here's a bit more from the domestic-politics desk.
A leader of the Texas House of Representatives referred to children who moved to Texas after Hurricane Katrina using a term viewed by many as a deeply offensive ethic slur.
The Webster Parish Police Jury should make use of more than $800,000 of undesignated funds, at least that's the opinion of an audit released by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor's office.
Louisiana's adjutant general and an appeals court judge from Jefferson Parish are among this year's inductees to the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame .
Lafayette native Bonnie Gordon is one of a dozen participants in the new ABC fantasy-reality-competition hybrid " The Quest ," which debuts at 7 p.m. Thursday on WGNO.
In a pointed challenge to Gov. Bobby Jindal, Louisiana's top school board Tuesday voted to join a lawsuit against the governor aimed at allowing Common Core tests to proceed as planned.
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals voted 2-1 Tuesday to overturn Mississippi's 2012 law, which would have shuttered the state's only abortion clinic.
As the American Revolutionary War drew to a close in 1783, the Society of Cincinnati was founded by officers of the Continental Army and its French counterparts.
In political elections, endorsements often play a key role. Candidates frequently expend plenty of time and resources soliciting endorsements from major organizations and individuals.
Gonzales, Louisiana native Ranji Bercegeay, who plays the role of Gabriel in a Tusket musical, posed with Evangeline Claire Boudreau-Robertson from Wedgeport.
If you want to make a difference in the life of a child with special needs, Louisiana Mentor is looking for you.
That amounts to 35 percent of consumers with credit files or data reported to a major credit bureau, according to the study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute and Encore Capital Group's Consumer Credit Research Institute.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 02:19 pm
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