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Louisiana Lottery releases Saints-themed scratch-offs

Capitalizing on fans’ emotional connection to the New Orleans Saints, the Louisiana Lottery launched its fourth team-branded scratch-off game last week, aptly named I LOVE MY SAINTS.

Obama praises rescuers in storm-hit Louisiana

President Barack Obama praised rescuers and volunteers helping clean up after Hurricane Isaac on Monday and offered federal help to beef up flood protection in the stricken area.

Livingston Parish Disaster Recovery Team ready to gather information on Tuesday morning

In an effort to speed the recovery process for Hurricane Isaac, Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks and Livingston OHSEP Director Mark Harrell have established the Hurricane Disaster Recovery Team.

Child playing with lighter starts blaze at Cedarcrest apartment

A child playing with a lighter is believed to have sparked a fire that caused $6,000 worth of damage.

Ascension, Livingston Parish residents now among those eligible for FEMA aid

Homeowners, renters and business owners in Ascension, Lafourche, Livingston and Orleans parishes whose property was damaged or destroyed as a result of Hurricane Isaac can now register for federal and state disaster assistance.

Increased mosquito spraying ordered in Acension Parish after Hurricane Isaac

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Sunday that 24-hour mosquito control will take place across the parish beginning at midnight Monday morning.

Fire Marshal places burn ban for St. John, Plaquemines Parishes

Due to the significant amount of debris present as a result of Hurricane Isaac and the possible threat to life and property from the burning of the debris, State Fire Marshal, H.

Back on the grid, light returns to most of Baton Rouge

As the lights come back on in the Mid City neighborhood, those living in the area are starting to get their lives back to normal.

Community celebration to honor Mickey Shunick will take place Sept. 29

A community celebration honoring the life of Mickey Shunick will take place on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Residents say they'll stay despite rising water

Waterways in Ascension Parish are swollen from collecting rain from Isaac. If the water continues to rise there is a risk it could spill over and flood the area.