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Vicki Cormier, of Lafayette, sought treatment for a cold. Now, Cormier said, she has a $1,400 bill that she can't pay.
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The Hancock Medical Board of Trustees named Tom Ramsey the chief financial officer at Hancock Medical.
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Advocate Photo by WILL SENTELL -- State Rep. Alan Seabaugh, R-Shreveport, sponsored two bills aimed at Washington, a town about 70 miles northwest of Baton Rouge, that he calls, the worst speed trap in the state of Louisiana.
16 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Louisiana lawmakers are currently advancing a measure that would require women to receive biased information about the mental health risks of abortion before being allowed to continue with the procedure.
19 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
Louisiana is the third-worst state in America when it comes to giving taxpayers a return on their investment, according to rankings by WalletHub.com, besting only Mississippi and Arkansas.
Louisiana's best public high school is Thomas Jefferson High in Gretna. So says U.S. News and World Report in its latest annual report .
Many Louisiana residents face financial shortfalls every day - a child needs to see a doctor or a bill comes due before payday.
A group of U.S. pension funds, including those for public employees in Louisiana , Maryland and Texas, filed suits in federal court in Texas on Friday that accuse BP of making public statements about the Deepwater Horizon accident and oil spill that resulted in the defrauding of investors, according stories filed by the Reuters news service and the ... (more)
A redfish that begins its life in the marshes around Terrebonne Parish's Lake Boudreaux doesn't have a whole lot of options for leaving.
A dozen states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books 10 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they are unconstitutional.
"Rhythms on the River" is a live music series held for nine weeks every Friday beginning after Easter each spring.
On a Saturday morning last month at Central BBQ, soon after the place opened, people already were lined up out the door.
A new report says commuting statistics indicate that coastal parishes are losing residents because of coastal erosion.
When Caddo Parish put together its budget last year, the juvenile justice fund had a $2.9 million deficit.
In a state that nurtures young chefs and generally exalts eating, Louisiana has been slow to adopt the national trend toward local and organic food.
Daniel Stephenson said seed from fields in Tensas Parish was used to grow the plant and confirm its resistance to glyphosate.
Cutline: Street scene near the Marche de Fer in Haiti by Richard Sexton, from 'Creole World: Photography of New Orleans and the Latin Caribbean Sphere.'