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The latest top stories in news about Louisiana.

Some Caddo, Bossier residents evacuate as Red River rises

SHREVEPORT — Some Caddo and Bossier parish residents have evacuated as water threatened their homes. The Red River is rising as floodwaters drain from...

House stalls key bill in budget negotiations, Senate revives

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In a rebuke to Gov. Bobby Jindal, House lawmakers Wednesday rejected a proposal sought by the Republican governor to...

LDWF goes electronic for licensing

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is now offering an electronic license option for both hunting and fishing privileges. Save time and...

Senate begins to chart its path on tax changes and budget

Louisiana's senators have started piecing together their proposal to balance next year's budget without forcing deep cuts to public colleges and health services, building...

Jindal expected to make announcement on 2016 presidential bid

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a possible GOP presidential candidate, will make a "major announcement" on the 2016 race on June 24 in New Orleans. That's...

Bills would steer more money to road projects

BATON ROUGE — A package of bills aimed at steering more money to road repairs and bridge work across Louisiana edged nearer Monday to...

Open burn resolution passes to House

BATON ROUGE — House Concurrent Resolution 172, a resolution that would ban the acceptance of hazardous waste munitions at Camp Minden, passed to the...

Water from TX, OK heading to NW La along Red River

High water is flooding farmland along the Red River in northwest Louisiana, and is likely to remain for months, the National Weather Service said...

Committee formed in wake of Common Core compromise

The Louisiana Department of Education is forming a review committee in the wake of a compromise agreement between both sides of the Common Core...

Senate takes aim at outlawing ‘revenge porn’ in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would make revenge pornography a crime. Under the measure, anyone who shares a...

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