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Shutdown felt in many parts of Louisiana

Several offices at the Department of Agriculture and Forestry sit quiet Tuesday, thanks to the government shut down. Commissioner Mike Strain said those employees are already being missed.

Affordable Care Act now in effect

The Affordable Care Act kicked into effect Tuesday, and if you don't have health insurance, you'll need to get it.

Local impacts for Federal Government shutdown

More than 20,000 federal employees within Louisiana are home without pay due to the shutdown of the Federal Government. Below is a list of closures. We will continue to update this list, so please check back for updates.

BMW recalling 76,000 cars for brake problem

German luxury automaker BMW is recalling about 76,200 cars in the U.S. for a problem that could result in reduced braking power.

Houston man wanted for murder arrested in Louisiana during traffic stop

A speeding violation has led to the arrest of a Houston, Texas man who has been on the run since December of 2012.

Ryan Anderson talks about the death of his girlfriend, Gia Allemand

Ryan Anderson speaks to reporters about the death of his girlfriend, "Bachelor" star Gia Allemand, for the first time since she committed suicide.

Barilla president apologizes again for anti-gay remarks

The head of Barilla pasta issued a new apology and said he will meet with gay groups, adding he "has much to learn" about the evolution of the family.

Senate for fourth time rejects House anti-Obamacare provisions

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