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The battles of past legislative sessions tied to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's failed push to overhaul the state employee retirement system won't be fought again when the next regular legislative session begins Monday.
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Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne wants left-leaning advocacy group MoveOn to take down a billboard outside Baton Rouge that parodies that state's tourism campaign and criticizes the governor.
Public high school students who aren't college-bound will soon need to obtain job skills certifications before they can receive a diploma, under plans that received support Thursday from the state education board.
David Jones, a New Orleans high school senior, takes a class at Delgado Community College, Feb. 27, 2014, as part of the pilot NOLA Tech program at Joseph S. Clark High School.
Warden Burl Cain says the 31-year-old rapper - whose real name is Torrence Hatch - left the prison just after 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Ask anyone today about "The Pelican Girls and you might get the answer they are cheerleaders for a sports team.
Payday lending businesses that offer quick, upfront cash for costly repayment rates are targeted for tougher regulations by organizations that represent the elderly and the poor.
Now that the Mardi Gras parades are history, rumor has it that spring is floating about and turning the corner bringing warmer temperatures, soon.
Federal prosecutors sought in court today to detain three suburban family members accused of operating a sophisticated, nationwide shoplifting ring, calling them risks to flee if released from custody.
Matthew McConaughey's star power has exploded over the past couple years, capped off with Sunday's Academy Award win for Best Actor in Dallas Buyers Club .
On March 5, 1946, Winston Churchill delivered his "Iron Curtain" speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo.
Before the Louisiana Legislature convenes Monday, activists will amass at the Capitol steps and grounds for a festival that will be more than a party.
LSU's College of Agriculture building isn't yet handicap-accessible, Southern University's law school needs a new roof and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's Billeaud Hall needs a $900,000 air conditioning system replacement.
Sen. Robert Adley, pictured here in 2011, has requested the Louisiana Supreme Court to address an alleged ethics violation involving Baton Rouge District Judge Janice Clark.
Officials say Interstate 10 from I-49 in Lafayette to Seigen Lane in Baton Rouge is now open, as are parts of I-12 and I-110 in Baton Rouge.
The Advocate reports those numbers are likely to increase this summer when the runway is extended 1,000 feet.