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Ways to Keep the Family Entertained During Summer Road Trips

(StatePoint) With summer travel season upon us, families across the country are taking to the open road for family road trips. But while the destination always leads to excitement, oftentimes the long car ride can be a drag.

This Summer: Stay in Shape without a Gym Membership

(StatePoint) It’s not as easy to hide under layers of clothing during the summer. You’ll want to look your best in those shorts, t-shirts and bathing suits; as such, staying in shape is key.

Three Top Tips for Summer Travel

(StatePoint) As families nationwide are packing their gear and heading out by car, plane and boat, recent data suggests that this summer travel season could be substantially busier than in years past.  

Tinnitus 411: What You Need to Know About Ringing Ears

(StatePoint) In a world full of noise -- from everything from city traffic and lawnmowers to hairdryers and earbuds on personal music devices -- hearing problems are a growing issue.

Bill making sexual activity between mental health doctors and patients shelved

A bill that would have made sexual contact between a psychotherapist and his patients illegal was shelved today. Nicole Dion promised to come back to the Capitol again next year to fight for the passage of this bill in Louisiana.

Former Saints RB Chuck Munice passes away

The New Orleans Saints mourn today’s passing of former running back Chuck Muncie at the age of 60 years old.

Louisiana teen removed from life support after injury on high school football field

After three days in intensive care, a family had to make the painful decision to remove their 17-year-old from life support.

Police name suspect in New Orleans parade shooting

A suspect has been identified in a New Orleans parade shooting that left 19 people injured.

New Orleans shooting called street violence, not terror

Federal investigators say they have no indication the shooting at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans was an act of terrorism.

Creative Ways to Keep Kids Learning this Summer

(StatePoint) For families, summertime is all about active fun -- from vacations to ballgames, and fireworks to poolside picnics. But being on-the-go can mean lots of downtime in transit and waiting for activities to start.