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Why Louisiana has become the Cajun Hollywood

While many businesses are struggling because of the Crisis on the Coast, one industry is booming. That's the film industry.

Governor Jindal Cracks Down on Sexual Predators

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed five bills into law from the Governor’s 2010 legislative package to strengthen the ability of law enforcement to track down and punish sexual predators that prey on children.

DOTD issues Independence Day travel advisory

BATON ROUGE, La – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana for the Independence Day weekend (Saturday, J

O'Neal Widening Project Update

Upcoming Work: Crews will begin concrete paving on the northbound tentaively next Wednesday. This work will begin on I-12 at the end of the project and move north toward Florida Boulevard.

The Kenilworth Independence Day Parade

"This Land is Your Land" is the theme for the 38th Annual Independence Day Parade that will roll through Kenilworth subdivision starting at 6:30 pm on Friday evening, July 2nd.

DHH Reopens Parts of Oyster Harvesting Areas 9 and 10

BATON ROUGE (June 28, 2010) - The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals announced today that it is partially reopening oyster harvesting Areas 9 and 10 to give harvesters as much time as possible to harvest their product before any poten

Hammond Market Sets Up Shop on the Second Saturday

Hammond, La—The Hammond Market vendors will setup shop again on the second Saturday of the month, Saturday, July 10.

I-10 Mississippi River Bridge to close early morning on Sunday, June 27

BATON ROUGE, La – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that The I-10 Mississippi River Bridge will be closed to traffic from 1 a.m.- 8 a.m.

Louisiana Makes Repeated Requests to BP with No Action from BP

BATON ROUGE (June 4, 2010) - The Louisiana Department of Social Services (DSS) and Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC), along with the Louisiana Attorney General's office, are requesting that BP allow the state access to the oil giant'

Judge Seeber Bridge update

DOTD has scheduled a total nighttime closure to vehicle traffic on the Judge Seeber Bridge (LA 39), Monday, June 7, 2010 through Friday June 11, 2010 and Monday, June 14, 2010 through Wednesday, June 16, 2010 from 9 pm – 6 am each night f