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Income tax repeal bill revived in House committee

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The proposed bill to repeal the state's personal income tax is back in action Monday.

Last bay on Morganza Spillway won't close until July

Officials say it's going to be awhile before the Morganza Spillway is officially closed.

Staying safe on Louisiana's waterways

TICKFAW RIVER, La (FOX44) — Spending time on the waterways seems like a great way to beat the heat this summer, but Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries experts say its best to know the rules of the rivers to stay safe in the sun.

Part of Atchafalaya basin reopened to boat traffic

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has reopened all boat traffic for a four-mile long stretch in the Atchafalaya Basin in St. Martin Parish starting at noon today, June 13.

Cigarette tax battle

BATON ROUGE, La. (FOX44) — Lobbying continues over a cigarette tax renewal. Governor Bobby Jindal has vowed that some time next week to veto a renewal of a four cent per pack cigarette tax.

Compensation for government workers closer

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) - — Insurance investigators Rhett Jeansonne and Kim Sledge are one step closer to receiving death benefits.

Car crash leaves Port Allen man dead

WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA (FOX44) - — Port Allen resident Donald Vallet, Jr. is the latest victim of a fatal car crash.

Baton Rouge levee reopened

Baton Rouge, LA (FOX44) — You can once again walk and bike along the Mississippi River Levee in downtown Baton Rouge, kind of.

RSD to open parent-family resource centers across New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – Based on the reduced flows in the Mississippi River at Red River Landing, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District will begin closing bays at the Bonnet Carré Spillway on Saturday, June 11, 2011.

Corps to close bays at Bonnet Carré Spillway

NEW ORLEANS, La. - On Tuesday, June 14, the Recovery School District (RSD) will open Parent-Family Resource Centers at four locations around the city of New Orleans.