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Audit: $4.2M in improper Medicaid spending for lab work

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's Medicaid program improperly paid $4.2 million over a five-year period for laboratory services and tests that shouldn't have been covered,...

Average US gas price jumps after refineries close

CAMARILLO, Calif. — The average price of gasoline jumped in the past two weeks after Hurricane Harvey prompted the closure of refineries. Industry analyst Trilby...

$291M cost prompts look at college program

BATON ROUGE— With Louisiana's much-beloved free college tuition program costing nearly $300 million a year, lawmakers are at odds over how to stabilize the...

At Home opens in Shreveport

An At Home store opened Wednesday at 70th Street and Fern Avenue in Shreveport. The store is the company's fourth in Louisiana and its first...

Marine who died in WW2 to be buried Sept. 15 in...

SHREVEPORT — A 24-year-old Marine who was killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II will be buried Sept. 15 in...

Loads of lovebugs in northwest Louisiana

SHREVEPORT — There are just loads of lovebugs in northwest Louisiana this summer, flying around in couples and getting smeared onto cars and...

Hunters to get tax break this weekend

Hunters will get a break on sales taxes this weekend when shopping for hunting supplies. The 2017 Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax holiday begins Friday...

Haunted by Katrina’s memory, Louisiana now faces Harvey

LAKE CHARLES — Twelve years to the day after Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, another deadly storm forced the rescue of hundreds...

Lincoln Parish deputy shoots, kills man who shot him

SIMSBORO — Louisiana authorities say a sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man who had just shot him after a short chase. The Lincoln Parish...

Hurricane Harvey remnants to move into area Thursday

Rain from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey will be headed to the Ark-La-Tex no later than Thursday, weather officials say. National Weather Service Hydrologist C.S....

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