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Louisiana's death penalty protocol calls for the use of the same two drugs as those administered during a botched execution in Arizona Wednesday.
West Nile Virus has claimed the life of the Caddo Parish resident. The death, the first in Louisiana this year from the mosquito-borne virus, is among four total cases in Caddo Parish in the past week.
Given the abundance of drive-through daiquiri shops , Louisiana's dominance on this new list of the happiest cities in America isn't surprising.
A federal grand jury in Shreveport on Thursday indicted seven people -- including two from Ruston -- who law enforcement officials believe operated a cocaine distribution ring throughout much of north central and northwestern Louisiana.
Financial Corporation and its subsidiary American Gateway Bank . Business First Bancshares is headquartered in Baton Rouge, La.
There have been protests and heated public meetings over a proposal to begin fracking in St. Tammany Parish.
In a sign of rising tensions over Common Core, state Superintendent of Education John White told Louisiana's top school board Wednesday that he is being unfairly targeted personally for possible wrongdoing by Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration and its allies.
Motorists complain about rising prices at the pump as the price of oil rises but to the state of Louisiana, the higher the price, the better.
Thousands of people who bought health insurance through the marketplace created by the federal health care overhaul face price hikes next year that could top 10 percent.
Advocate staff file photo -- Casinos in Louisiana employed more people and generated more state and local tax revenue in 2013 than in 2012, ranking the state fourth natiionally in casino jobs.
BATON ROUGE -- Thousands of people who bought health insurance through the marketplace created by the federal health care overhaul face price hikes next year that could top 10 percent.
Contemporary home furnishings retailer West Elm opens at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 24. A subsidiary of Williams-Sonoma, the store offers furniture, bedding, home accessories and lighting, all designed by an in-house team or handcrafted by international artisans.
NEW ORLEANS -- In oil-and-gas rich Louisiana, matching money to political influence is generally an easy proposition.
A group of Louisiana tax assessors is advocating for a series of property valuation changes that, if approved, could significantly increase property tax rates for oil and gas well operators, as well as revenues for local governments.
The Times-Picayune's Oscar Minor Winners are named annually to recognize those early-year releases that are worthy of recognition -- but most of which will be left off Oscar' invitation list come award season, due to their early-year release dates.
The upper low will still be in the neighborhood Wednesday. Add in daytime heating, and expect some rain and storms to fire up.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:31 am
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