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Vitter Makes Progress on Acadiana, Lake Charles VA Clinics

U.S. Sen. David Vitter today sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee leaders urging them to include both the Lafayette and Lake Charles VA clinics in their funding authorization bill next month.

Louisiana Healthcare Education Coalition comes to Acadiana to educate public about new healthcare

The healthcare landscape is changing for Louisiana at the first of next year.  In only 96 days the public is eligible to sign up for their healthcare online.  The Louisiana Healthcare Education Coalition is interested in helping Louis

Human trafficking: ‘It’s happening in your subdivision, but everybody is unaware'

You might think human trafficking only happens in other countries, but it's happening here in the United States and right here in Louisiana.

A picture’s worth a thousand words…and possible jail time

Love can make even the most mature person do crazy things. Unfortunately, technology has created a growing problem among teens and young adults that can have very serious consequences.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to support ports and attract new companies to Louisiana

Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that supports Louisiana’s ports by expanding a tax cargo credit for certain port projects.

New president of LSU visits Rice Research Center in Rayne, Louisiana

The new president of the LSU system visited Rayne today for the Rice Research Station Field Day.  People were able to tour the rice fields and see how rice experiments helping rice farming become more and more efficient and productive.&nbs

Caleb Adams selected to College Home Run Derby

Louisiana sophomore Caleb Adams has been selected to be one of eight student-athletes to compete in the 2013 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby contest as announced Wednesday afternoon.

Man arrested for 2012 murder at Mon Ami Tavern in Iberia Parish

A man was arrested today for a murder that happened nearly a year ago outside a bar in near Jeanerette.

Two owners of corporation convicted in scheme to illegally dispose of industrial wastewater

A wastewater brokerage firm and its two owners have been convicted in connection with a wide ranging and ongoing federal and state investigation into corruption and fraud surrounding federal environmental laws.

New LSU President talks financial problems, unifying all campuses

Freshmen aren't the only ones learning about life at LSU – the new president of the school is as well. F. King Alexander met with a group of incoming freshmen during their orientation session today.