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The latest top stories in news about Louisiana.

Senate backs REAL ID-compliant licenses for Louisiana

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana senators voted to scrap a law that prohibits Louisiana from issuing driver's licenses that comply with the security measures of...

Louisiana releases “Child Support Most Wanted” poster

BATON ROUGE— Louisiana's social services department has put out its latest "Most Wanted" poster of 14 parents who owe nearly half a million dollars...

A look at changes made to Louisiana’s criminal justice laws

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana lawmakers have rewritten the state's criminal justice laws in an effort to shrink the prison population and keep inmates from...

Big CAT scan: LSU mascot Mike the Tiger in cancer treatment

BATON ROUGE — Call it a big CAT scan. Louisiana State University's live tiger mascot was sedated this past weekend and brought to a human...

Google researching use of color in business

NEW ORLEANS — Google is one of the major U.S. corporations researching the power of color in the working world, in everything from workspaces...

Teen placing coins on tracks crushed by train

LIVONIA — A Louisiana teenager playing a game with friends on train tracks was killed this weekend when some equipment threw him under one...

Todd Hollenshead running for Louisiana Senate seat

Editor’s note: The following is a submitted campaign annoucement and not an endorsement from Minden Press-Herald or Specht Newspapers, Inc. Special to the Press-Herald Todd Hollenshead,...

Senate race heats up as election nears

Weeks of campaigning have all come down to this. The candidates vying for the Senate District 36 seat are making their final push toward the...

Changes to food assistance program starts Thursday

BATON ROUGE — Changes are coming for some people receiving food assistance benefits. Effective Thursday, the state says able-bodied adults without dependents must meet a...

Attention drawn to lawmakers’ vote changes in the La. House

BATON ROUGE — Caterpillars are poisonous. A caterpillar transforms into the butterfly that would be named Louisiana's official butterfly. So, Rep. Greg Miller said...

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