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The latest top stories in news about Louisiana.

I-20/220 interchange gets fast track from Gov. Edwards

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced at a news conference Friday that the Interstate 20/I-220 interchange is an urgent priority for the state’s infrastructure and...

Tax overhaul signing already having effect

Regions Bank boosts minimum wage, Wall Street surpasses 25k Regions Bank is handing out raises. According to published reports, Regions Bank says it is boosting...

Gas prices rising

Average retail gasoline prices in Louisiana have risen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.21/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey...

Louisiana celebrates its part in Nobel-winning discoveries

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's governor and Louisiana State University were quick to note that LSU scientists and the gravity-wave observatory on LSU property participated...

State troopers demoted for Las Vegas road trip

BATON ROUGE — Two Louisiana state troopers are being demoted for a pricey road trip they took to a law enforcement conference in San...

State’s university systems see modest enrollment growth

BATON ROUGE — After years of enrollment declines amid repeated budget cuts, Louisiana's university systems are reporting an uptick in their student counts this...

Sen. Cassidy uses failed health bill to raise campaign cash

BATON ROUGE — U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy failed to undo former President Barack Obama's signature health care law, but the defeat hasn't stopped Louisiana's...

North Louisiana hospital manager: State favors New Orleans

BATON ROUGE — Locked in a dispute over their state contract, leaders of the safety-net hospital operator in north Louisiana have lodged new allegations...

Voters to decide 3 constitution changes

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana voters have a lighter load this fall, with only three constitutional changes up for consideration compared to some years when...

Bossier Parish Community College celebrates 50 years

BOSSIER CITY — Five decades ago, there was a vision to create a higher education institute in Bossier. Today, Bossier Parish Community College is a beacon...

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