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Ohio survival story gives Brusly High teacher glimmer of hope

Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were all rescued. The three women who went missing for a decade were found alive in a Cleveland home. The story is one that's brining hope to those in Brusly.

Senate committee pushes two anti-gun control laws forward

Anti-gun control laws continue to pass out of committee without major issues. A Senate Judiciary Committee decided today to allow through two bills strengthening gun owners’ rights.

From NO to Austin: Southwest to offer non-stop flights beginning in November

Beginning in November, Southwest Airlines will offer non-stop flights between New Orleans and Austin, TX.

Biden urges faith leaders to pressure lawmakers on background checks

During a more than two-hour meeting at the White House on Monday, Vice President Joe Biden asked leaders from across the faith community to keep up pressure on lawmakers to support compromise background check legislation even as Congress begins

Jindal on voucher ruling: ‘We will fund it through the budget’

Today the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled that the funding for the state’s education voucher program is unconstitutional.

FDA warns pregnant women about epilepsy drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning pregnant women to stay away from migraine medicine containing valproate. The agency says the drug can cause decreased IQ scores in children whose mothers took the medication during pregnancy.

La. Supreme Court rules that funding for voucher program is unconstitutional

The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled the way money is collected for Governor Jindal’s voucher program is unconstitutional.

Bomb suspect's friend out on bail, released to mom

One of three friends accused of helping Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cover up his alleged crime got out on bond Monday, released to his mother's custody.

Internet sales tax: What you'll pay, and when

Internet shoppers could be one step closer to having to pay sales taxes on online purchases.

Hagel: 'Outrage, disgust' as Air Force leader charged with sexual battery

An Air Force officer who served as a branch chief for the service's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program was arrested and charged with sexual battery over the weekend.