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Parts of southern Louisiana declared disaster areas after recent flooding

President Obama has declared part of the state a major disaster area after severe storms last month. The declaration includes Livingston Parish, as well as 10 other parishes.

Gov. Jindal announces $24.7B budget proposal

Governor Bobby Jindal is preparing to offer the legislature a $24.7 billion budget. He revealed a handful of details about the plan Thursday, but refused to get into too many specifics.

Livingston parish school administrators excited about hiring more resource officers

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office and the school district want an additional four resource officers to patrol schools around the parish.

Saved in a cell: Inmates help other inmates learn compassion

Approaching the end of life is something that can not only have a profound impact for the individual, but also for those who are close to that person as well.

Baton Rouge woman uses 'mom's numbers' to win Easy 5 jackpot

After Saturday night’s drawing, Baton Rouge resident Carolyn Blanchard became the fifth Louisiana Lottery Easy 5 jackpot winner this year.

RECALL: Breakfast biscuits could contain metal fragments

A nationwide voluntary recall has been issued for belVita Breakfast Biscuits due to possible metal fragments in the product.

Tax Tips: Important reminders about tip income

If your pay from your job includes tips, the IRS has a few important reminders about tip income:

Free program to focus on web, mobile apps and email for established entrepreneurs

Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden’s Small Business Opportunity Program, will hold a free digital marketing workshop for entrepreneurs on Monday, Feb. 25 at 6:00 p.m.

Belle Chase bridge to close for repairs

The DOTD has announced that the Belle Chasse Bridge will be closed starting Saturday, February 23, through Sunday, March 3, 2013. During this time the Belle Chase Tunnel will have two-way traffic.

Gov. Jindal announces $24.7B budget proposal

Governor Bobby Jindal is preparing to offer the legislature a $24.7 billion budget. He revealed a handful of details about the plan Thursday, but refused to get into too many specifics.