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ACT Scores show more Louisiana students ready for college

The number of Louisiana high school students demonstrating readiness in English, math, and science for college level work increased significantly between 2012 and 2013, showing gains in each subject area.

AG Caldwell in Minor, Single Car Accident

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is being examined at Madison Parish Hospital following a minor, single car traffic accident. The incident happened around 7:00 a.m.

Governor Jindal issues statement on on Act 1

Governor Jindal has issued the following statement regarding the Louisiana Association of Educators' press conference on Act 1:

LSU's 2014 football season includes Wisconsin, Thanksgiving

A neutral site game against Wisconsin, home games against Alabama and Ole Miss and a Thanksgiving contest at Texas A&M highlight the 2014 LSU football schedule.

Three Breaux Bridge men arrested on multiple drug charges

A trio of men from St. Martin Parish have been charged with possessing, manufacturing and distributing narcotics.

New Watson-Central bridge proposal draws mixed reactions

Watson residents have a chance to learn more about the state's plan to further link their town to Central. Odds are, their reactions will be different than that of their neighbors to the west.

Hewwood Avenue to experience full closure for two weeks

Hewwood Ave, located between O'neal Lane And Elkwood, will experience a full closure. The closure is set to take place until September 4. The closure is due to the instiallation of an intersection.

LSU soccer team to hold Friday night youth clinics

All kids from preschool through the eighth grade are invited to spend their “Friday Nights Under the Lights” during the 2013 soccer season as the LSU Soccer team will host free youth clinics under the lights at the LSU Soccer Stadiu

Livingston Parish timber bridges to be torn down, replaced with metal bridges

Two Livingston Parish bridges on LA 1023 are being torn down and replaced. LA 1023, from logmile .80 to 3.20, will be closed starting today while crews remove the two existing timber bridges and replace them with metal arch pipe.

Vitter announces more Town Hall meetings

U.S. Sen. David Vitter has announced that he will host town hall meetings next week to hear from constituents in Livingston, Rapides, St. Landry and Jefferson Davis Parishes.