Category Archives: State News

Changes to SNAP Program Require Adults to Work 20 Hours/Week

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Changes to Food Assistance Program Effective October 1 ABLE-BODIED ADULTS WITHOUT DEPENDENTS MUST MEET WORK REQUIREMENT TO CONTINUE RECEIVING SNAP Read More →

State Treasurer’s Office Encourages Public to Check for Unclaimed Insurance Benefits

You’ve heard about those rich uncles. Well, State Treasurer John Kennedy says some may actually exist, and he has a Read More →

Hurricane Joaquin To Threaten Carolinas

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Joaquin is now a hurricane and building strength in the Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center has issued a hurricane warning Read More →

Famous Mosaic Rescued, Restored After Katrina

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This creative piece of art was rescued and restored after Hurricane Katrina. After six years in storage and a careful Read More →

Voter Registration Deadline Today for Fall Primaries

Today is the deadline to register to vote in the October 24th gubernatorial primary election. This deadline is for people Read More →

Talk Increases About High-Speed Train Between Baton Rouge, New Orleans

Ever since Katrina, there’s been talk in the Baton Rouge/New Orleans corridor of a train. Actually, one existed in the Read More →

Drone Company Receives FAA Approval to fly Over Lafayette

Expect to see more drones. A Lafayette company, National UAS Solutions is the first in Louisiana to get commercial authorization Read More →

LA Shrimpers Turn to Internet to Increase Sales

Louisiana shrimpers are struggling with extremely low wholesale prices. To increase their sales directly to consumers, which fetch a higher Read More →

Miss LA, Miss MS Make Top 5 at Miss America Pageant

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You may have watched Miss Georgia win the Miss America crown Sunday night here on KLAX-TV. Miss Louisiana and Miss Read More →

Qualifying Continues for Fall Elections

The list of those running for governor of Louisiana has grown to 7 from the original 4 announced months ago. Read More →