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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...

Democratic Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu defeated

BATON ROUGE — Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy has defeated Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, denying her a fourth term and extending the GOP's domination of...

Louisiana’s Senate race to be settled Saturday

BATON ROUGE — In the last election of the 2014 midterms, Louisiana voters Saturday decide the political fate of Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, who...

Treasurer: Debt refinancing saved Louisiana $12M

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana has saved $12 million from a debt refinancing that took advantage of lower interest rates. State Treasurer John Kennedy announced the...

After Keystone, Landrieu faces tougher re-election

BATON ROUGE — A failed effort to push approval of the Keystone XL pipeline through Congress behind her, Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu now faces...

State Farm to raise auto rates statewide in December

BATON ROUGE — Auto insurance rates will rise an average of 4.4 percent beginning Dec. 8 for Baton Rouge customers of State Farm Mutual...

Louisiana schools scramble for substitutes

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana public school superintendents are scrambling for substitute teachers or offer costly health insurance to part-time workers because of the Affordable...

Mixed results in suit over La. voter registration

NEW ORLEANS — A federal appeals court order dealing with Louisiana's enforcement of a national law on voter registration was mostly a victory for...

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