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The latest top stories in news about Louisiana.

Louisiana flooding: ‘Dirty red water was too much for some’

NEW ORLEANS — The flooding Red River in rural northwest Louisiana is reaching levels not seen since the 1940s, sending people scrambling to protect...

Lawmakers agree to veto-proof budget

BATON ROUGE — In a chaotic flurry of last-minute votes, Louisiana lawmakers completed their work Thursday with a deal on next year's $24 billion...

Final decisions on budget awaited on last day of session

BATON ROUGE, As the final hours of the legislative session ticked away, lawmakers Thursday began approving the pieces of a final deal on next...

Final decisions on state budget await

BATON ROUGE — Time was growing short Thursday for Louisiana lawmakers to strike a deal on next year's $24 billion budget and the...

Homes, farmland flood in rural northwest Louisiana

Homes and farmland remain under water in rural northwest Louisiana, and damage is spreading as the floodwaters from storms in neighboring Oklahoma and Texas...

NWS: Red River just above 37 feet; likely to stay there

SHREVEPORT — The Red River crested Monday and likely will stay at or around its current level for the next few days before slowly...

A look at the tax bills approved by the Louisiana Senate

BATON ROUGE — Lawmakers in the Senate have agreed to a series of tax increases and reductions to tax breaks, to help bring more...

Senators don’t want state police to pay for campaign travel

BATON ROUGE — State senators don't think the state police should have to pay Gov. Bobby Jindal's security detail costs if he's traveling the...

Louisiana Senate approves $24.5B budget proposal for next year

With the legislative session in its final days, lawmakers are trying to cobble together a deal on budget and taxes that would protect colleges...

Bill to lessen marijuana penalties nearing final passage

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's stringent marijuana laws could be eased under a bill nearing final approval. With a 24-13 vote Wednesday, the Senate signed off...

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