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The latest top stories in news about Louisiana.

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...

Governor seeks review of campus policies on hazing, alcohol

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has asked leaders of the state's higher-education system to review their campus policies on hazing, alcohol...

Congressman opposes changes to Barksdale air show

BATON ROUGE — A Louisiana congressman is urging leaders at the Barksdale Air Force Base to reconsider a decision to hold the base's air...

House leader: Surplus should refill rainy day fund

BATON ROUGE — With the final calculations still to be done, diverging ideas were already emerging Thursday for how to spend a $100 million-plus...

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