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Activists, shippers fight for attention of Mississippi River Commission

Commercial and environmental interests both said Friday the Army Corps of Engineers needs to make improvements along the Mississippi River.

Medical records still available after Earl K. Long medical center closes

Even after Earl K. Long Medical Center (EKLMC) closes its doors on April 14, 2013, patients and their healthcare providers will still have access to medical information concerning the treatment and care received by patients at EKLMC.

AMBER ALERT: Teen considered in grave or immediate danger

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 12-year-old girl who is believed to be in grave or immediate danger.

Study finds pre-k programs have lasting benefits

In the first-ever study of a LA4 cohort from Pre-K through 8th grade, the Picard Center for Child Development and Lifelong Learning at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette found children participating in high-quality Pre-K programs demonstr

Louisiana State Police named best dressed

The Louisiana State Police has been selected by the North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors (NAUMD) as the best dressed state a

Disaster case management available for those impacted by Hurricane Isaac

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) recently released details about $8 million in disaster case management services that are now available in 26 parishes for individuals and families still recovering from 2012's

State earned income credit is beneficial for working families

Hundreds of thousands of Louisiana families with low to moderate incomes can increase their state tax refunds with the Louisiana Earned Income Tax Credit.

LSU alumni doing well at the Masters

The Masters, golf's most prestigious tournament, is underway in Augusta, Georgia and a couple of former LSU Tigers are off to a solid start.

Mayor Holden's 'Better Block BR' to transform two-block section of Government Street this weekend

The two-block section of Government Street between Bedford Drive and Beverly Drive will be narrowed from four to three lanes this weekend and revamped with landscaping, sidewalks and bike lanes to show that a major traffic artery can be friendl

Bill proposes TOPS scholarships to be available to international students

Graduates from outside the country could soon be able to take advantage of TOPS scholarships.