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The latest top stories in news about Louisiana.

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...

House stalls key bill in budget negotiations, Senate revives

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In a rebuke to Gov. Bobby Jindal, House lawmakers Wednesday rejected a proposal sought by the Republican governor to...

Some Caddo, Bossier residents evacuate as Red River rises

SHREVEPORT — Some Caddo and Bossier parish residents have evacuated as water threatened their homes. The Red River is rising as floodwaters drain from...

LDWF goes electronic for licensing

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is now offering an electronic license option for both hunting and fishing privileges. Save time and...

Senate begins to chart its path on tax changes and budget

Louisiana's senators have started piecing together their proposal to balance next year's budget without forcing deep cuts to public colleges and health services, building...

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