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Louisiana has one of the cheapest gas taxes in the country, according to the American Petroleum Institute.
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4 hrs ago | The Times
Eliminating a series of preferences granted to the oil and gas industry would result in a property tax cut for everyone who pays it, says the chairman of the Louisiana Assessors Association' Oil and Gas Committee.
8 hrs ago | NOLA.com
Ray Nagin broke new ground for a New Orleans mayor Wednesday, becoming the first ever sentenced to 10 years in prison.
11 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Missing 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey's body found after she was reported missing from her St. James Parish home on July 1. Police charged mother's fiance with murder and they have him in custody.
13 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
State Farm spokesman Gary Stephenson tells The Advocate the hurricane deductible was included on new policies in November and added to existing customers as they've renewed their policies on or after Dec. 1. Most policies had a 2 percent hurricane deductible.
15 hrs ago | WBRZ
Authorities say a 40-year-old Mississippi man died in a two-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler at the intersection of La.
19 hrs ago | The Times
On May 30, President Obama directed Medicare to begin paying for "gender reassignment surgery," commonly known as sex change surgery, which costs between $25,000 and $75,000 per patient depending upon the gender chosen.
The Jump Start 2014 Super Summer Institute is preparing Louisiana teachers in a program that will allow students to earn high-wage jobs in Louisiana.
The three cases are all asymptomatic, which means the individuals did not know they were infected, and only found out because they were donating blood or having blood work done.
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals reports their first human cases of West Nile virus of 2014 in Louisiana have been found in Livingston Parish.
As documented in the Louisiana Legislative Auditor's Monday report, the state of Louisiana spent about $1.3 million on food stamps for deceased people from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2013.
The current “Planet of the Apes” series reboot - or prequel or whatever you want to call it - may be the most impressive movie cycle of its ilk since the “Dark Knight” trilogy.
On a tiny island eight miles northeast of Grand Isle, Plaquemines Parish officials wonder if they are seeing the last generation of Louisiana Brown Pelicans hatch there.
Independence Day has the most meaning if, when the celebrating is over, the revolution continues.
Boy, there's no shortage of kooky candidates headed down the pipe for the midterm elections.
A state audit revealed over $1 million dollars in tax money was wasted on people who are not alive.
Newly crowned Miss Louisiana Lacey Sanchez wants kids to become physically active.
Updated: Wed Jul 09, 2014 09:50 pm
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