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Restaurants ready for Easter Sunday rush

People who don't want to mess up the kitchen Sunday will head to restaurants like Mason's Grill. The general manger there said Easter Sunday is one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants.

Louisiana chefs get ready to cook a mega meal

Families across Louisiana are getting ready to start cooking easter lunch. Saturday cooks crammed the groceries and farmers markets to pick up those last minute goodies.

Giant panda gets artificially inseminated

Birds do it. Bees do it. But giant pandas may need a little help.

Houma man dies after being ejected from vehicle

Shortly after 10:30 p.m. oon March 28, a Houma man was killed when he was ejected after a single vehicle crash in Schriever, LA.

Bruce Greenstein resigning as DHH Secretary

The Governor's office has said Bruce Greenstein, the secretary of DHH, is resigning. That resignation takes effect on May 1st.

Check state income tax refund status online

Louisiana taxpayers can go online to check the status of their state income tax refunds.

State income tax filing extensions must be submitted electronically

Taxpayers who require more time to file their 2012 Louisiana individual income or Corporation Income and Franchise Tax returns must submit their extension requests electronically. Paper requests are not accepted.

Student of the year regional finalists announced

Each year Louisiana recognizes extraordinary students through the Student of the Year awards program, and today the Louisiana Department of Education released the names of the 18 regional finalists who will compete for the state title.

Families of 12,000 students demand school choice

The Louisiana Department of Education announced that families of nearly 12,000 students across the state are seeking participation in the Louisiana Scholarship Program.

Juban Crossing may receive state funding

The long-delayed Juban Crossing project could get an injection of state money. State Senator Dale Erdey has filed a bill that would create a special fund in the state budget that would be dedicated to the shopping complex.