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Feds: State must repay $190M from LSU hospital deals

NEW ORLEANS — Federal Medicaid officials have approved financing plans for contracts that turn six LSU hospitals over to private companies, ensuring that care...

No Louisiana-based lottery drawings on Christmas Day

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says there won't be any Louisiana-based drawings on Christmas Day. A news release says that will affect Pick...

Lawmakers back Jindal plan to close $170M deficit

BATON ROUGE— Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to use a mix of patchwork financing and modest cuts to close a budget deficit topping $170 million...

Justices to discuss Louisiana gay marriage case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has added the challenge to Louisiana's same-sex marriage ban to the agenda for the justices' closed-door conference on Jan....

Google researching use of color in business

NEW ORLEANS — Google is one of the major U.S. corporations researching the power of color in the working world, in everything from workspaces...

New $6 million frat house approved for LSU campus

BATON ROUGE — Kappa Sigma fraternity will build a new $6 million, 23,000-square-foot house on LSU's campus. The Advocate reports the LSU Board of Supervisors...

New Orleans streetcars named historic landmark

NEW ORLEANS — America's oldest street railway, the St. Charles Line of green New Orleans streetcars, has been added to the National Historic Landmark...

Jindal administration: $76M in savings on track

BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal's top budget officials said Monday the state will reach the nearly $76 million in state general fund savings...

Louisiana gets break from ‘No Child Left Behind’ rules

NEW ORLEANS — Federal officials have again granted Louisiana a waiver from compliance with the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law. In 2011, the...

Teen placing coins on tracks crushed by train

LIVONIA — A Louisiana teenager playing a game with friends on train tracks was killed this weekend when some equipment threw him under one...

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