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11 hrs ago | NOLA.com
Louisiana's death penalty protocol calls for the use of the same two drugs as those administered during a botched execution in Arizona Wednesday.
15 hrs ago | Politico
Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu will oppose her leadership's border aid package, complicating Senate Democrats' plan to pass the legislation before August recess.
18 hrs ago | Southern Living
Given the abundance of drive-through daiquiri shops , Louisiana's dominance on this new list of the happiest cities in America isn't surprising.
This summer 119,720 Louisiana health insurance customers are due to receive $4.94 million in refunds due to a requirement under the Affordable Care Act that insurers spend at least 80 percent of premiums on patient care and other health related activities.
That compares to a little more than 22 percent before insurance became available through the Affordable Care Act.
A group of parents, teachers and a foundation that runs charter schools filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal lacks the authority to withdraw his state from the Common Core national academic standards.
Dozens of PACs have been filling the Louisiana Republican's campaign coffers since he was elected to the No.
Rene Olier, 65, went fishing June 5 just south of Cat Island. The next morning he woke up with chills.
The St. Tammany Parish Coroner's Office has corrected deficiencies in accounting practices that drew criticism from the Louisiana Legislative Auditor and has been removed from the state's non-compliance list, according to a news release from Coroner Dr. Charles Preston.
What on earth is happening out there? Is a major hurricane churning in the Gulf and taking dead aim at Louisiana? Is the Mighty Mississippi on the verge of overflowing its levees and about to flood thousands of acres, driving hundreds of thousands from their homes? Something drastic must be up.
That last phrase doesn't capture the depths of problems of too many of our families, from the inner cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge, to the grinding rural deprivation of the Mississippi Delta.
A massive, swiftly-moving wildfire has destroyed some 100 homes in several small communities in Washington State northeast of Seattle , sending residents fleeing under mandatory evacuation orders.
Advocate Photo by MICHELLE MILLHOLLON -- House Appropriations Committee chairman Rep. Jim Fannin, R-Jonesboro, listens Friday as state health officials provide an update on Bayou Health - a private health insurance program that covers two-thirds of the state's 1.4 million Medicaid population.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 09:46 pm
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