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Port Allen council rejects ordinance to reinstate mayor's higher salary

Mayor Demetric "Deedy" Slaughter expects a pay raise, but she will not get it just yet.

Jim Foglesong, famed country music exec, dead at 90

Jim Foglesong, a famed Nashville music executive and producer who played a key role in launching the careers of such notables as Garth Brooks, George Strait and Suzy Bogguss, has died. He was 90.

Man who died on Virginia beach was killed by illegal fireworks

The Medical Examiner's office has confirmed that a man whose body was found on the beach at the Oceanfront died of an explosion injury to the head. Police say this happened as he was trying to ignite fireworks.

Mediation battle starts tomorrow

Property owners in Bayou Corne are getting ready to meet with Texas Brine and a mediator. The goal is to work out a deal everyone's happy with.

Music therapy brings different tone to health care

Advances in technology let doctors do amazing things to help their patients recover from injuries and illnesses. But more and more, they are finding that a simple tune can have a powerful impact on a person's health.

Bayou Corne woman speaks out after home was burglarized

Break-ins at evacuated homes in Bayou Corne rocked the community. Assumption Parish Sheriff's Deputies say two teens allegedly targeted homes in the evacuation zone since a massive sinkhole formed nearby.

Senate rejects plan to roll back student loan rate hike

A Democratic measure to temporarily reverse the doubling of interest rates on millions of government-subsidized student loans fell short in the U.S.

Young advocates demand more gun safety laws

Wednesday Baton Rouge children spoke out against the violence plaguing their city.

1,500 new jobs: Moscow-based fertilizer company plans to set up shop in Louisiana

A new production plant will bring roughly 1,500 new jobs to Louisiana, according to Governor Bobby Jindal. A hefty tax incentive package was offered to secure the deal.

Crews work to create permanent seal on leaking well in Gulf off Louisiana’s coast

Crews are working at a platform in the Gulf of Mexico today to create a temporary plug for a well that began leaking yesterday.