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SEC appoints Herb Vincent as Associate Commissioner for Communications

The Southeastern Conference announced today that Herb Vincent has been hired as Associate Commissioner for Communications for the conference.

Suicidal driver arrested for causing crash that injured infant, adult

An infant and a 37-year-old man were sent to the hospital this morning after a car crash. The driver who caused it was allegedly attempting to commit suicide.

SEC appoints Herb Vincent as Associate Commissioner for Communications

— The Southeastern Conference announced today that Herb Vincent has been hired as Associate Commissioner for Communications for the conference.

DOTD issues Memorial Day travel advisory

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana during the Memorial Day holiday weekend (Saturday, May 25, through Mo

20 bills passed by Louisiana Legislature signed into law

Governor Bobby Jindal has signed the following bills passed by the Legislature into law. These additions make the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 26. HOUSE

Gov. Jindal: Obama's woes flow out of big government philosophy

The latest problems with the IRS witch hunt, the seizure of phone records from The Associated Press, the conflicting Benghazi stories and disastrous attempts to enforce Obamacare may all seem unrelated, but they are not.

2013 Special Olympics Summer Games this weekend

 This weekend over 800 Special Olympics Louisiana athletes, hundreds of volunteers, family members and staff invite you to come out to the 2013 State Summer Games. Friday:

Clinical drug trial thats helped one boy succeed is discontinued: parents worried

One Baton Rouge boy, born with a genetic disorder called Fragile X, has another hardship to face.

Plaquemines Parish man arrested for having sex with juvenile he met online

A Northshore resident has been booked on after chatting online with a juvenile and proceeding to have sex with her.

LSU gives tips, box office locations for Bayou Country Superfest tickets

LSU has issued the following helpful tips for fans planning to attend the Bayou Country Superfest on Saturday and Sunday at Tiger Stadium.