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FHA data shows 1800 Louisiana bridges need repairs

SHREVEPORT — A federation of consumer advocacy groups federal data show Louisiana has more than 1,800 bridges that need repairs. Federal Highway Administration data from...

Judge dismisses anti-Common Core lawsuit

BATON ROUGE — A lawsuit seeking to block Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards in public schools was dismissed Monday by a...

Police: Bossier man had live feed cameras in home, charged with...

A Bossier City man has been arrested and charged with 300 counts of possession of pornography involving juveniles and three counts of distribution of...

Natchitoches principal arrested after boy alleges abuse

NATCHITOCHES— Police say the principal of a Natchitoches Parish public alternative school is facing several charges after he allegedly abused an 11-year-old boy last...

Over 40 students suspended in grade-changing scheme

ARNAUDVILLE — A high school in southern Louisiana has suspended at least 45 students as part of an investigation into a student who changed...

Jindal pushing legislation to help sexual assault victims

BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal is seeking to push through legislation that would take the burden of paying a hospital bill off of the...

Police: Father shoots son after orange juice runs out

BATON ROUGE — Police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, say a man is facing a charge of attempted manslaughter after he confessed to shooting his...

La. elected officials say Jindal budget leaves service gaps

BATON ROUGE— Secretary of State Tom Schedler told lawmakers Wednesday he won't have the money for Louisiana to hold a presidential primary in spring...

Jindal outlines his proposal for getting rid of Common Core

BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal's proposal to remove Common Core from state public schools would return Louisiana to its old education standards and...

Open tray, education, budget top bills of 2015

With 2015’s legislative session set as a fiscal session, State Rep. Gene Reynolds, D-Minden, will be busy trying to get a balanced budget and...

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