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3 hrs ago | The Town Talk
Gov. Bobby Jindal says he's creating a new political action committee to assist conservative candidates running for Congress, another move that could help position him for a possible presidential candidacy.
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7 hrs ago | The Daily Advertiser
I vividly remember the first time I visited the Crawfish Festival. I owned a tin box of a Datsun and piled a group of my friends inside for the ride from Louisiana State University to Breaux Bridge.
11 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, seen in this March 2012 file photo, spent $857,000 in political contributions between 2009 and 2013, despite having no opposition since 2007 and no new election cycle until 2015.
15 hrs ago | NOLA.com
A flood advisory has been issued for parts of southeastern Louisiana and southern Mississippi until 8:30 a.m. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until noon Sunday for parishes on the north shore of Lakes Pontchartrain and Maurepas and some counties in Mississippi.
Incumbent Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman has been re-elected to another term, besting his predecessor, 76-year-old Charles Foti by a margin of nearly two to one on Saturday.
After a year-long engagement, Jamie Lynn Spears and her fianc, James Watson, are getting married Friday, according to E! Online .
Leaders of the Ascension Parish Chamber of Commerce are strongly criticizing the City Council after it refused to rezone a 22-acre tract proposed for a business development.
Officials in a western Louisiana school system and the American Civil Liberties union have settled a lawsuit sparked by the treatment of a Buddhist sixth-grader whose parents say he was harassed at a school where officials routinely pushed Christian beliefs.
CHERYL GERBER/ASSOCIATED PRESS/FILE Trina Grimes Scott and former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards greet the media after getting married in the French Quarter in New Orleans on July 29, 2011.
Director Steve McQueen, whose ancestors were Caribbean slaves, interprets Solomon Northup's 1853 captivity narrative, which recounts "more cruel wrong and severe bondage" and is titled "12 Years A Slave."
U.S. Republican Governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 15, 2013.
The Council for the Development of French in Louisiana in partnership with the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism has named Zachary Richard as its first Poete Laureat de la Louisiane Francaise.
Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration wants to use Gulf oil spill recovery money to help refill the Louisiana's "rainy day" fund and settle a lawsuit claiming the state needs to return roughly $300 million to the fund.
When you say "Louisiana Super Plants," you are talkin' tough -- and beautiful. And, they have a proven track record.
Britney Spears and her boyfriend David Lucado were spotted jetting out of LAX International Airport on Thursday, reportedly en-route to Louisiana for her younger sister's wedding.
Acting U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana Walt Green was nominated by President Barack Obama on Thursday, March 13, 2014, to serve the position in a permanent capacity.