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LA DHH does poor job monitoring WIC according to audit

Louisiana's Department of Health and Hospitals is doing a bad job of monitoring the WIC program. That's according to the findings of a brand new audit just released by the State Legislative Auditor's Office.

Stamp prices to go up 1 cent in January

Mailing a letter will cost one cent more, or 47 cents, starting in January, under a proposal approved by the U.S. Postal Service's regulator.

Nasty weather wallops much of U.S. just before Thanksgiving

The wicked wintry weather that pummeled the West Coast is now barreling across the country, threatening to wreck millions of holiday travel plans just before Thanksgiving.

Louisiana families start looking for Christmas trees

Louisiana Christmas tree sellers are gearing up for the post Thanksgiving rush, but some people are already grabbing their trees to beat the crowds.

LSP:Unrestrained driver dies in crash on I-55

Sunday morning, shortly before 3:00 AM, Troopers responded to a single vehicle crash that occurred on I-55 northbound near milepost 29 in Tangipahoa Parish.

Sprint falls to last on Consumer Reports list

Sprint tumbled to last place in this year's Consumer Reports rankings for wireless service providers, based on a survey of users.

Tyrus Thomas Foundation, Chicken Shack feed 20 South BR families for Thanksgiving

The Tyrus Thomas foundation presents “Serving Up Thanks,” in partnership with Chicken Shack and representative Patricia smith of district 67.

Local Red Cross volunteers head north to help with relief efforts

Residents in Illinois are still picking up after a series of tornados ripped through the area. Saturday two local Red Cross volunteers boarded a plane to help with the relief efforts.

McDonald's new order: a third drive-thru window

It looks like two drive-thru windows are not enough to keep burgers and fries at McDonald's coming in an orderly fashion. The fast-food restaurant announced it will add a third.

Office of Debt Recovery to move forward collecting overdue ethics fines

At Thursday’s meeting of the Cash Management Review Board, leaders of the Office of Debt Recovery (ODR) agreed to move forward with State Treasurer John Kennedy's suggestion to immediately begin the process of collecting over $1.6 mil