State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says there are 5 major issues connected to Obamacare, which starts October 1st. The first, whether there’s a penalty for not having health insurance.
Other points he brings up are: are subsidies available, plans are by categories, companies cannot deny applicants, and small business owners have a program.
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[ September 28, 2013; ] The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD) on September 28.
NHFD is a national event celebrated by all 50 states on the fourth Saturday in September. It was created in 1972 when Congress passed two bills establishing a specific day to celebrate the conservation contributions of our [...]
[ October 7, 2013 to October 28, 2013. ] (Angola, La.) – The Angola Prison Rodeo is back every Sunday in October 2013, offering the best in prison rodeo excitement! Warden Burl Cain invites the public to view the wildest rodeo show in the south. Witness black and white striped cowboys compete in heart-stopping events like – Convict Poker, Wild Cow Milking, Bull Riding, [...]
A South Louisiana mother is outraged about her child’s homework involving terms like “pimp” and references to weapons. It’s an incident the superintendent says was confined to just one class at Eaton Park Elementary in Vermillion Parish. Erin Steuber has the story.
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Due to the extremely dry conditions in certain Parishes within the state, State Fire Marshal, H. Butch Browning and, Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner, Mike Strain have issued a cease and desist order for all private burning, pursuant to authority under R.S. 40:1563. Private burning shall only be allowed by permission of the local fire department [...]
[ October 1, 2013 to October 31, 2013. ] Upon Request, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Daily Demonstrations. Daily demonstrations will be conducted to show how cotton fiber was separated from seed. Juxtaposed against hand separation, this will serve to illustrate how such a simple machine had such a great impact on the proliferation of cotton production in the South. [...]
Miss Louisiana is in Atlantic City getting ready for the Miss America Pageant later this month.
We caught up with her before she left for what could be the biggest two weeks of her life. Once she’s there she’ll rehearse and prepare in hopes of becoming the first Miss Louisiana to win the big crown.
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Not only is it Labor Day weekend, tomorrow is LSU’s season opener.
And in Baton Rouge there is change in the air. As Troy Gaulden reports, the roar of LSU Tiger fans will get “much louder” for the 2014 season.
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Today is the 8th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
The deadly storm forever changed New Orleans when it made landfall and claimed more than 15 hundred lives and damaged more than 200 thousand homes. The storm displaced millions of people in the Gulf Region.
It’s considered the most expensive disaster in the history of the global insurance industry. [...]
It had to happen sooner or later. Now, there’s a Louisiana-themed burger to honor the Saints football team.
And, Sonic has even copyrighted the idea. It’s called the “Who Dat” Burger and features two famous Louisiana ingredients, Tabasco and Tony Chachere’s. The burger is being sold here, in Baton Rouge and in New Orleans.
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