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Are we happy or sad? New study has opposite results for Louisiana’s ranking

Depending on the data source, the results for a particular research topic can prove vastly different. For instance, a new study has ranked Louisiana as the saddest state, whereas a past study had the opposite result.

Superintendent of Education White to unveil 'Louisiana Believes 2013-2014'

State Superintendent of Education John White will visit Chateau Estates Elementary School in Jefferson Parish today to unveil Louisiana Believes 2013-2014.

LSU Offensive Coordinator Cam Cameron to receive three year contract

LSU's new offensive coordinator Cam Cameron will receive a three-year contract that will initially pay him $600,000 for the 2013 season, the school announced on Tuesday.

Councilwoman's proposal for BRPD racism investigation has community support

Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle has called for a full blown investigation into allegations of racism in the Baton Rouge Police Department.

BP to fight any negligence claims in upcoming Deepwater Horizon civil trial

BP, the company at the center of the Deepwater Horizon trial, says it will fight any claims of gross negligence against the corporation. The federal civil trial starts next Monday in New Orleans.

Fate of truck stop tiger to be decided in appeals court

A judge will decide if Tony the Tiger, a tiger kept in a cage at a truck stop in Gross Tete, will be sent to an animal sanctuary.

LSU to carry Swamp Seeds at baseball, softball events

The phrase “Bring the Heat” will have a whole new meaning at LSU baseball and softball games this season; Tiger fans can now enjoy Swamp Seeds at both Alex Box Stadium and Tiger Park.

Parents meet to oppose breakaway southeast school district

Carlos Thomas is a father of two children, ages three and six. "For the greater good of the community, it would make more sense for us to stay and work together," he said.

Bayou Corne residents ask state lawmakers for help

People living in Bayou Corne are ready to move on with their lives. Their lives changed after an almost 9 acre sinkhole formed close to their backyards. They packed a meeting at the state capital on Tuesday.

Night with Dr. Maya Angelou at LSU sold out, alternative viewing options made available

One of the great voices of contemporary literature will speak at LSU tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 19. Although tickets are sold out, there are viewing options available to non-ticket holders.