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Ascension Parish debris pickup starts Monday

 Debris pickup for Ascension Parish residents will start Monday, September 10, parish officials said.

3 workers seriously injured in fracking accident

Three people are fighting for their lives after a gas line explosion in De Soto Parish.

Saints to play Washington Redskins to start off season

The New Orleans Saints enter uncharted territory heading into week one of the NFL season.

Louisiana candidates beef up campaigns for November sixth election

With the November sixth election just around the corner candidates are beefing up their campaigning. Locally one of the races heating up, is the newly redrawn 3rd Congressional District which covers much of Southwest Louisiana.

Crime prevention in Acadiana Parish going high tech

Crime prevention in one Acadiana Parish has gone high tech. In St.Landry Parish, it's bad news for the bad guys

IRS to offer tax relief for victims of Hurricane Isaac

 Victims of Hurricane Isaac that began on Aug. 26, 2012 in parts of Louisiana may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service.

Slidell’s Patriot Day ceremony to include Isaac first responder recognition

When the City of Slidell commemorates Patriot Day on Tuesday, September 11, the program will include an unanticipated addition: recognition for the many first responders and support crews that worked together prior to, during and following Hurr

Ragin Cajuns kick off season with victory over Lamar Cardinals

The 2012 season opened with a 40 to nothing victory over the Lamar Cardinals at Cajun Field. Even though there was a heavy rain before kickoff it didn't keep the fans away.

Attorney Generals urges residents to watch out for contractor fraud following Isaac

 If your home has been damaged by Hurricane Isaac, you are probably in the market for a reputable contractor. However, not all of those who may claim to be able to repair your home are legitimate.

Oil on the coast prompts action, emergency closures from state agencies

Oil related issues are washing up along Louisiana beaches. From wildlife found injured and covered in oil, to tar balls on the shore, officials are keeping their eye on the coast.