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Farm bill is back on the table, farmers worried about their future if its not passed

The government shutdown left federal employees jobless for two weeks but soon, the government could leave our Louisiana farmers jobless, for a lot longer.

More than 22,000 pounds of meat recalled for possible Listeria contamination

UPDATE: More tainted chicken, ham and beef have been recalled due to possible Listeria contamination.

NJ Governor gets Shaq-sized endorsement

Shaq publicly announced he’s supporting New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie. The former LSU and NBA star is featured in a new ad for Christie’s re-election campaign.

41 schools in Louisiana to participate in Mix It Up Lunch Day, helps break down social barriers

41 Schools in Louisiana are expected to participate today in the 12th annual National Mix It Up at Lunch Day, a program sponsored by the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project.

Local officer turns passion for training police dogs into charity

Sometimes the most valuable officer on the scene is the one with four legs; but specially trained police dogs don't come for free, that's why one Baton Rouge police officer is working to make sure every department is able to have a crim

Penn State paying $59.7 million to settle Sandusky cases

Penn State University reached settlements over the past few months with what it calls 26 victims of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky -- settlements that will cost the university a total of $59.7 million, the school announced Monda

Toll road debate along Amite River

People living and working along the Ascension Parish Livingston Parish line are buzzing about a proposed toll road that could connect the two parishes. Some residents say it will help ease traffic troubles along La. 16 and La.

Central school board voting on tougher proof-of-residency requirements

Central's school board will vote Monday night whether or not to put more restrictions on who can attend class there.

Greenwell Springs Road to experience intermittent lane closures tonight

The intersection of LA. 37 (Greenwell Springs Rd.) in East Baton Rouge Parish at LA. 3034 (Magnolia Bridge Rd.), expect intermittent lane closures tonight.

LSU students get a lesson in free speech

LSU students got a lesson in first amendment rights Monday. Mary Beth Tinker knows how to practice her first amendment rights, and she knows how to fight for them, too.