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  1. Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoes bills from GOP lawmakers who oppose himRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 |

    Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed two bills sponsored by two Louisiana House Republicans that frequently criticize him publicly. Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed two bills sponsored by two Louisiana House Republicans that frequently criticize him publicly.


  2. Ochsner announces Baton Rouge expansion with 450 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 |

    A rendering shows the medical office building Ochsner Health System plans to build in Baton Rouge as part of a more than $100 million expansion that will also create 450 permanent jobs. A rendering shows the medical office building Ochsner Health System plans to build in Baton Rouge as part of a more than $100 million expansion that will also create 450 permanent jobs.


  3. Confederate monuments: Supporters rally outside CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 |

    Demonstrators waved Confederate flags outside the Louisiana State Capitol on Thursday in protest of New Orleans' contentious decision to remove four monuments in the city representing the Confederacy and in support of three bills before the Legislature that aim to protect them. Most demonstrators waved various Confederate and American flags and hailed from Louisiana, including Prairieville, Marksville, Opelousas, Jennings, Oak Grove, Morehouse Parish and Monroe.


  4. 23 new agents enforcing state's fish and game lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 |

    Thinking of breaking some of Louisiana's fish or game laws? There are now 23 more agents out trying to catch you. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 31st class of cadets Wednesday at a ceremony in Baton Rouge.


  5. With money scarce, public pleads for help from Louisiana House budget committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 |

    With dollars in scarce supply, people packed the House budget committee in a gloomy competition for state financing from a panel where many Republicans say Louisiana needs to pare back its spending. It was public testimony day Tuesday in the Appropriations Committee, when the general public gets its turn to talk about where it would like to see the state's dollars spent in the almost $29 billion operating budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1. With tearful stories, they sought boosted financing for health programs for elderly and disabled people.


  6. Shotgun-wielding man blasted back door of Kenner home, robbed store: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 |

    Kenner police arrested a man accused of using a shotgun to blast his way into a Kenner home and rob a nearby business. Kenneth Knight III, 30, of Prairieville, La., was booked Tuesday with aggravated burglary, armed robbery, two counts of aggravated assault with a firearm and two counts of being a convicted felon in possession of a weapon, said Lt.


  7. Crawfish etouffee recipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 |

    Dave Malone and his wife, Beth James, cook crawfish etouffee at their home in Prairieville, Louisiana on Tuesday, April 5, 2017. (Photo by Chris Granger, Beth James, wife of Radiators' singer and guitarist Dave Malone, warns that she likes a lot of garlic in her etouffee - as do I -- so adjust this recipe to suit your taste.


  8. Radiators' Dave Malone shares his family's crawfish etouffee recipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 |

    A century-old cast iron Dutch oven filled with etouffee sits simmering on the modern stove in the kitchen of Radiators guitarist and singer Dave Malone and his wife Beth James. The couple, who lives in Prairieville, has spent the afternoon reminiscing about learning to cook as they watched their mothers and grandmothers at the stove.


  9. Pelicans' recent play has fans optimistic about next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 |

    New Orleans Pelicans players have talked about their optimism for next season, especially since Demarcus Cousins, whom New Orleans traded for after the NBA All-Star Game, has started to develop a chemistry with his teammates over the past few games. It seems the team's fans share that optimism, as several who attended Tuesday night's home finale 134-131 loss to the Denver Nuggets said they feel a playoff run is in the works for next season's Pelicans.


  10. Watch live as we make etouffee with The Radiators' Dave Malone, his wife Beth JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 |

    If you have a family farm that produces rice and crawfish, it makes sense that you'd have a fine etouffee recipe, right? When I asked Beth James if she and her husband, Dave Malone of Radiators fame, would share a family recipe with me, she immediately thought of their version of the classic Cajun dish. Join us on live at on Tuesday at around 1:30 p.m., as we join James and Malone in the kitchen of their house in Prairieville.


  11. St. Landry crawfish farmers begin milling, selling riceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 |

    As they do in many a pot and on many a plate in South Louisiana, crawfish and rice have long co-existed on James Rice Farms in Prairie Ronde. In January, however, the farmers began operating Prairie Ronde Rice mill, bagging the grain for retail and commercial sale.


  12. 1 year ago, slain East Baton Rouge deputy helped deliver babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 |

    East Baton Rouge deputy remembered for delivering baby - Laura and Declan Walsh with the late Sgt. Shawn Anderson It's become a very poignant day for Laura and Sean Walsh.


  13. Gov. John Bel Edwards' budget plan blocked by Louisiana House committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 |

    The Louisiana House will take up two Republican-backed plans to close Louisiana's $304 million budget deficit Friday . They have block the governor's plan from moving forward.


  14. Severe weather hits New Orleans: Updates, warnings and other infoRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 |

    A line of severe weather moved through the greater New Orleans area Tuesday , spurring tornado warnings in Metairie and Pontchatoula as well as a broader tornado watch for the entire metro area. Photos started to roll in on social media earlier this morning of funnel clouds taking shape on parts of the North Shore.


  15. 2016 Holiday Gift Guide: gifts from Louisiana food makersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 |

    Meats and sweets. Snacks and sips. Louisiana food and drink makers have been as busy as Santa's elves getting ready for the holiday season.


  16. Prairieville man sentenced to 5 years for beating his dog to death with batRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 |

    A judge has sentenced a man to five years in prison for beating his dog to death with a baseball bat. The Advocate reports District Judge Jason Verdigets sentenced Jamari Jackson of Prairieville on Monday .


  17. Louisiana man gets 8-year sentence after I-10 wreck kills 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 |

    A St. Landry Parish man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for driving drunk and causing a fiery interstate crash in Baton Rouge that killed 5 Ascension Parish residents five years ago. The Advocate reports that 34-year-old David Leger was sentenced on Wednesday, more than two years after a jury convicted him on five counts of vehicular homicide.


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