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Louisiana Lottery warns of illegal lottery scams

Using well-respected names in the lottery industry and promises of multi-million-dollar prizes, e-mail-based lottery scams are flooding the Internet.

Local jobs report shows indicators of strong future growth

State officials celebrated the latest jobs numbers Monday, even though Louisiana's unemployment rate rose by 1.7 percent.

DEQ to conduct dye study on Bayou Lafourche from Donaldsonville to Thibodaux

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality will be performing a series of dye studies on Bayou Lafourche in Ascension, Assumption, and Lafourche Parishes.

Ascension School District to implement new security plan

It’s been three months since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary and schools across the nation have been revamping their security measures ever since, including districts here in Louisiana.

New technology helps keep Louisiana kids safe on buses

Keeping kids safe and making sure no child is ever left behind on a bus again is the aim of the Louisiana Kid Safe program.

No luck for Jindal's SUV on St. Patrick's Day

Two Louisiana State Police SUV's were involved in a crash with a "box" rental truck Sunday afternoon on Nicholson Drive in Baton Rouge.

Beach camping to reopen in Grand Isle on April 1

Beach camping returns to Grand Isle State Park beginning Monday, April 1.

Three dimensional seismic imaging of sinkhole begins

Texas Brine said Sunday that 3D seismic imaging of the area surrounding the Napoleonville salt dome sinkhole is underway.

Lawmakers grill Texas Brine over buyout plan

People living in Bayou Corne are worried Texas Brine won't give them a fair offer for their properties. Assumption Parish leaders and residents are also worried about the safety of the area.

LSU search committee recommends CSU Long Beach president for LSU position

The LSU Presidential Search Committee has recommended F. King Alexander, president of California State University Long Beach, as the committee’s consensus candidate for the position of President of LSU.