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Hispanic teens more likely to use drugs, study says

Hispanic teens are more likely to use illicit drugs such as marijuana, ecstasy and cocaine, compared with their African-American and Caucasian counterparts, according to a new study.

Funeral arrangements set for LSU student killed in car crash

Funeral arrangements for Chris Broussard have been announced.

People have mixed emotions about the idea of a military strike on Syria

Here at home, we wanted your reaction to what's going on in Syria. So today I got your opinions on what you think the President should do?

Be of good cheer: Compromise settles Florida school district's short-skirt flap

A compromise is putting rah, rah, rah back in place of no, no, no at a Florida school that had banned cheerleader skirts administrators said were too revealing for the classroom.

Syrian crisis: Latest developments

 Syria warned the United States on Friday that it is prepared to confront any aggression against the war-torn nation.

Local car dealerships expect sales increase from Middle East violence

Gas prices rose by their largest single day amount in six weeks, and they are expected to keep rising. That is bad news for drivers, but good news for local car dealerships.

Study: U.S. Hispanic population dispersing but still anchored in 3 states

The American Hispanic population is dispersing across the country, but is still anchored mainly in three states, according to a new study released Thursday.

Nearly $1.3 million in child support collected from casinos over past 2 years

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has collected more than $1.2 million from gamblers who owe back child support in the two years since the agency launched its Casino Intercept Program.

Plaquemines Parish resident reflects on life since Isaac

On August 29, 2012 the Eastbank of Plaquemines Parish went under water. Floodwater from Hurricane Isaac over topped the levees from Braithwaite to White Ditch.