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1 hr ago | The Times
NEW ORLEANS -- In oil-and-gas rich Louisiana, matching money to political influence is generally an easy proposition.
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2 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West
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.
6 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
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.
The three candidates currently running in Louisiana's gubernatorial election in 2015 aren't known for what they have in common.
Louisiana ranks among the worst states in the nation when it comes to the well-being of its children in the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Kids Count Data Book released Tuesday.
Currently, Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill are fighting crime with a Pelican State backdrop in 22 Jump Street .
The location, which features two service bays and a parts delivery truck, is near U.S. Highway 90 in Lake Charles, La.
July 21, 2014: Local 2 Investigates has learned a Guatemalan man accused of murdering his girlfriend in Louisiana sought help from a missionary he met in his native country.
On paper, Louisiana is considered a red state; one which leans conservative and votes Republican.
The warden of America's largest prison said that he was considering letting a Louisiana inmate out of solitary confinement for the first time in decades so that he could participate in religion-based rehabilitation programs.
State Farm Insurance is reviewing a request from Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon to offer a second hurricane deductible option to policyholders following the implementation of its mandatory five percent deductible.
The proposed rules come from the Louisiana Assessors' Association and were introduced at a Louisiana Tax Commission hearing July 8. The LAA's Oil and Gas Committee chairman, Robert Gravolet of Plaquemines Parish, tells New Orleans CityBusiness property values for well sites have historically not been assessed correctly.
TAME. is one of those plays in this year's Capital Fringe Festival that's a bit of a rarity among all of the zany offerings.
Louisiana cotton acreage is up to nearly 200,000 acres, which is vast improvement over 2013's record low of 125,000 acres, but corn is down to about 420,000, a significant decrease from last year's 700,000 acres, an LSU AgCenter official in Alexandria said.
Louisiana rice farmers should be on the lookout for Mexican rice borers and stinkbugs, according to LSU AgCenter entomologist Mike Stout.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 11:14 am
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