Category Archives: State News

Kennedy Speaks Out About State Budget

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State Treasurer John Kennedy visited Natchitoches Rotary to discuss the legislative session.  Here’s what he has to say about the Read More →

Jindal Expected to Announce Presidential Run

Governor Bobby Jindal is expected to announce his candidacy for president tomorrow. He scheduled a rally in Kenner, near New Read More →

Attorney General Announces LMAP

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says he is proud to announce the Louisiana Mortgage Assistance Program, or LMAP. It’s a roadshow Read More →

Rainy Weather Damages Soybean & Rice Crops

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Rainy weather across Acadiana is having an impact on soybean and rice crops. Farmers tell us they’re getting hit pretty Read More →

Water Rising Again in NW LA

Water is rising again in Northwest Louisiana in some areas hit by this year’s flood. The Red River is predicted Read More →

LSU Board of Supervisors Meets at LSUA

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The LSU Board of Supervisors held its June meeting at LSUA yesterday. With the legislative session ending there were items Read More →

Process To Change Common Core Called “A Sham” by Opponents

Common core is a controversial buzz phrase among educators. A process is beginning to change it, maybe eliminate it altogether, Read More →

6 Cenla Educators Finalists for Statewide Awards

Six educators from Central Louisiana are finalists for Teacher and Principal of the Year. Teacher finalists are Jennifer Jeffers, Concordia Read More →

Kennedy Says Budget Only Balanced on Paper

State Treasurer John Kennedy says the state’s recently approved multi-billion-dollar budget is being held together with duct tape. Kennedy says Read More →

Former Black Panther Released from Prison for Humanitarian Reasons

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A man who has been held in isolation for 43 years will stay in prison at least through tomorrow. Albert Read More →