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The latest top stories in news about Louisiana.

24 contenders vying for Louisiana’s open US Senate seat

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's fall ballot is going to be a long one, as competitors trying to reach Washington crammed the races for open...

Bill targets explosive handling companies

A bill that would increase liability insurance premiums for companies that handle more than 500,000 pounds of explosives has now made its way to...

Anatomy of a tax deal breakdown

Tax brackets come under fire Tryfon Boukouvidis and Drew White LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE--A proposal supported by the Legislative Black Caucus to adjust...

Gas prices on the rise in Louisiana

Gas prices are up in Louisiana, according to a report from AAA Louisiana. The average price of gasoline nationwide is roughly $2.16, with Louisiana...

Apple unveils $999 iPhone X with facial recognition

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple has broken the $1,000 barrier with its latest, and most expensive, phone, the iPhone X. With a price starting at $999...

Jindal says he is dropping out of 2016 race for president

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he is dropping out of 2016 race for president, ending a campaign that failed to gain...

10 years after Katrina, a ‘new’ New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — Talking about New Orleans a decade after Hurricane Katrina, people here often reach for the Biblical, describing an economic and cultural...

US Sen. Vitter bids farewell, says he was ‘blessed’ to serve

BATON ROUGE — U.S. Sen. David Vitter called his time in Congress "the greatest honor of my professional life," as he gave a farewell...

Louisiana’s sheriffs back Billy Nungesser and Buddy Caldwell

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's sheriffs are backing former Plaquemines Parish Billy Nungesser to be the state's next lieutenant governor, choosing him over three other...

Medical Marijuana Expansion Passed

By Kaylee Poche LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE--A bill that would expand the medical conditions for which doctors could prescribe medical marijuana was passed...

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