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Disaster case management available for those impacted by Hurricane Isaac

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) recently released details about $8 million in disaster case management services that are now available in 26 parishes for individuals and families still recovering from 2012's

State earned income credit is beneficial for working families

Hundreds of thousands of Louisiana families with low to moderate incomes can increase their state tax refunds with the Louisiana Earned Income Tax Credit.

LSU alumni doing well at the Masters

The Masters, golf's most prestigious tournament, is underway in Augusta, Georgia and a couple of former LSU Tigers are off to a solid start.

Mayor Holden's 'Better Block BR' to transform two-block section of Government Street this weekend

The two-block section of Government Street between Bedford Drive and Beverly Drive will be narrowed from four to three lanes this weekend and revamped with landscaping, sidewalks and bike lanes to show that a major traffic artery can be friendl

Bill proposes TOPS scholarships to be available to international students

Graduates from outside the country could soon be able to take advantage of TOPS scholarships.

Louisiana AIDS Network rally at State Capitol for Medicaid expansion

Dozens of HIV and AIDS advocates marched on the State Capitol today as part of Louisiana AIDS Network Action Day.

U.S. government moves to ban 'fake pot'

The U.S. government moved on Friday to essentially prohibit the sale or distribution of three synthetic forms of marijuana, also known as "fake pot."

Saggy Pants ban in Terrebonne Parish hits below the belt

The Terrebonne Parish Council voted to outlaw saggy pants. Anyone caught wearing their pants hanging below the waist is subject to a fine.

AMBER ALERT: Teen considered in grave or immediate danger

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 12-year-old girl who is believed to be in grave or immediate danger.

RSD hosts parent meetings for schools in BR Achievement Zone

The Recovery School District (RSD) will share plans for their direct-run schools in the Baton Rouge Achievement Zone through a series of upcoming parent meetings.