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Students have second chance with New TOPS Awards

By Tryfon Boukouvidis and Ashley Wolf LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE - The Senate on Monday passed two bills that would create new...

Gatti’s foster care bill passes Senate committee

BP settlement funds could be used to offset costs of extending program Tryfon Boukouvidis LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE–The Senate Finance Committee approved a...

Knowing your rights

Johnson, Landry hold Freedom Student Summit Partially in response to ongoing litigations against the Webster and Bossier Parish School Boards, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry...

Business First stock to be traded on NASDAQ

Business First Bancshares, Inc., the holding company of Business First Bank of Baton Rouge, Louisiana has announced it has received all necessary approvals from...

Gas prices start to decline

Staff Report Minden Press-Herald Average retail gasoline prices in Louisiana have fallen 3.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.41/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s...

Survey: Sexual harassment, gender discrimination major problems

Kaylee Poche LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE--The latest report in the 2018 Louisiana Survey conducted by LSU’s Public Policy Research Lab found that a...

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...

Johnson gives update during tour of district

Barksdale AFB, Ft. Polk, Camp Minden discussed Congressman Mike Johnson, R-Dist. 4, returned from Washington DC to tour his district and give local constituents an...

House panel passes TOPS changes

Joby Richard LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE—A divided House committee on Thursday approved three bills that would tighten eligibility for the popular TOPS scholarships...

Reynolds: Licenses a hot topic

State Rep. Gene Reynolds, D-Minden, said the Regular Session of the Legislature is moving along, but with few bills moving out of both houses....

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