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The latest top stories in news about Louisiana.

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...

Strong storms move through state

NEW ORLEANS — The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for most of Louisiana late Tuesday, and said a cold front moving into...

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...

Reynolds: Fewer refugees than stated

After rumors over the weekend flew that thousands of Syrian refugees landed in New Orleans, State Rep. Gene Reynolds, is setting the record straight. A...

30-day tax amnesty underway

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's latest tax amnesty period has started, giving delinquent taxpayers time to pay what they owe with fewer penalties and interest...

More budget cuts coming

BATON ROUGE — The budget hits keep on coming in Louisiana, with a new $370 million midyear deficit emerging Monday and more red ink...

Final governor’s race debate marked by exchange of attacks

BATON ROUGE — Democrat John Bel Edwards and Republican David Vitter did little to mask their distaste for each other Monday night in the...

Deadline near for drivers to respond to collection letters

BATON ROUGE— Another round of 700,000 collection letters have gone out to Louisiana drivers, notifying them they have 30 days to pay fines for...

Early voting up 16 percent for Saturday governor’s runoff

BATON ROUGE — Early voting for Saturday's runoff elections for governor and other offices is up 16 percent from primary figures, with the largest...

Jindal questions White House about Syrian immigrants

NEW ORLEANS — Gov. Bobby Jindal asked the White House how many Syrian refugees have been resettled in Louisiana, saying he wanted that figure...

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