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Louisiana residents react to flood insurance bill thats heading to Senate floor

The House of Representatives voted to pass the "homeowner flood insurance affordability act" Tuesday night. Now, homeowners are speaking out about the new law that could save people in our state thousands.

Overcoming the fear: local center preps students for LEAP testing

Mardi Gras break's behind us. So kids and parents have to gear up for standardized test season, but for a lot of students, this is a tough time. Around half of children face anxiety because of the math on the LEAP tests.

TPSO arrest 5 people for distributing narcotics

Four people were arrested for distributing narcotics in Tangipahoa Parish. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards announced on March 5, that detectives with the Narcotics Unit had arrested the following people:

Dozens brave freezing weather for parades in New Roads

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Plans delayed: Drivers react to road closures and delays

The roads are back open now, but that certainly wasn't the case earlier in the day.

Broken bridge causes big problems for commuters in Grosse Tete

People who depend on the La. 77 bridge over the intracoastal or Grosse Tete bridge will have to wait two months or more for the bridge totally fixed. DOTD officials say a barge hit the bridge on Friday and caused severe damage.

Legendary coach Don Shows leaves impressive legacy behind

Louisiana high school football coaching legend Don Shows died Monday morning.

LSU-Northwestern State game to start at 3:30 on Tuesday

The start time of the LSU-Northwestern State baseball game on Tuesday in Natchitoches has been moved to 3:30 p.m. CT due to a forecast of extremely cold temperatures after sundown. The game was originally scheduled for 7 p.m. CT.

Restoring our coasts: John Barry of Restore Louisiana weighs in on lawsuit

Nearly 100 oil and gas companies are getting ready for court, and some louisiana organizations said the companies need to pay up for the damage they've done our coastline.

Local restaurants partner with mayor's office to promote healthy kids' choices

Most people have had their fill of king cake by this point, so the timing could not be much better for National Nutrition Month, which began March 1.