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Sawmill closed due to recession set to reopen this year, creating 90 new jobs

A sawmill will reopen its doors, creating 90 new jobs and just under 300 indirect jobs.

Senate committee approves Medicaid expansion bill

The Senate Committee on Health and Welfare narrowly approved a bill that allows for the expansion of Medicaid Tuesday night. The bill passed on to the Senate floor in a four to one vote.

The Advocate sold to the Georges Family

The Georges family announced today that they have purchased the state’s largest daily print newspaper.

Woman critically injured after running into back of log truck

A two-vehicle crash in Bossier Parish has sent one driver to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

'Night of Remembrance' to honor Mickey Shunick, other loved ones lost

Mickey Shunick will be among students to be honored tonight at UL Lafayette's "Night of Remembrance."

Carjacking victim recalls differing demeanors of bombing suspects

During the 90-minute ride of terror, Tamerlan Tsarnaev kept talking. He barked out orders, detailed his hatred of Americans and asked his carjacking victim to remain calm.

Latest on the Boston Marathon bombings

Two weeks after twin blasts near the Boston Marathon's finish line, the story continues to develop -- including new insights and movement on the investigation, the victims and more. New developments:

Latest on the Boston Marathon bombings

Two weeks after twin blasts near the Boston Marathon's finish line, the story continues to develop -- including new insights and movement on the investigation, the victims and more. New developments:

Sketch of suspect in Michigan abduction released

Police have put a face with the description of a man suspected of kidnapping a Michigan gas station cashier.

A May 1st snow storm? There's no way this is happening

What's up with this weather? The calendar says May 1, but it might as well be winter across the front range of the Rockies where 5 inches or more of snow will be the norm from Cheyenne south to Denver.