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LEPA sells $120M in bonds to build power plant in Morgan City

The Louisiana Energy and Power Authority (LEPA) announced it has completed the sale of $120,770,000 in revenue bonds for the final stage of design and construction of a new natural gas fired electrical power plant.

Mayor's office kicks off first food week for Baton Rouge

More than the music was cooking at 'Live After Five' Friday evening.

DHH confirms Louisiana's third West Nile virus death

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed the state's third West Nile virus death this year. The death is from Rapides Parish, and is the second death this year from Rapides Parish.

Residents lead charge to recall councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel

Two residents of district two are leading the charge to get councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel out of office, just 10 months after she started the job.

DHH awards $5.5 million to St. John the Baptist Parish for water system improvements

The Department of Health and Hospitals' Office of Public Health has awarded $5.5 million to the St. John the Baptist Waterworks Districts 1 and 2 through the State's Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund Program (DWRLF).

Iberville Parish pastors go to jail for a good cause

Several Iberville Parish pastors were arrested Friday, and their charges are caring for others in the community.

870,000 Toyotas recalled for spider-related problem

Toyota is recalling 870,000 vehicles because a problem with an air conditioner part could cause airbags to deploy unnecessarily. In some cases, the problem was caused by spiders.

$14.6 million granted to Southeast Louisiana for disaster recovery

Today, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La. chair of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, announced $14.6 million in disaster recovery grants for communities in Southeast Louisiana, including Houma, New Orleans and St.

French court rules mayors cannot block same-sex marriage

France's top court ruled Friday that French mayors cannot refuse to officiate same-sex marriages based on their personal, moral or religious beliefs.

Foods every breast cancer survivor should know about

Women checking in for appointments at the Comprehensive Breast Center at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York this month are being offered more than a pre-op or post-op surgical visit.