Statewide News

Catch your limit this fishing season

(StatePoint) Want to catch your limit this fishing season? You`ll need practice and time-tested wisdom.

Are women better leaders than men?

(StatePoint) With more women rising to top positions in business and government, the topic of women and their capacity for leadership has been all the buzz in the media lately.

Bill making sexual identity discrimination illegal shot down

The LGBT community took another hit in their fight for equality at the State Capitol today.

From one local family to another: State’s largest daily paper sold

The Georges family announced today that they have purchased the state’s largest daily print newspaper.

Louisiana has record-shattering year for tourism revenue

Record numbers have been reported for the tourism industry in Louisiana. The high numbers include money spent on hotels, food and retail.

Former Miami Dolphin give homeless man VIP treatment

Former Miami Dolphin Chad Johnson is going viral this week, not for his past run-in with the law or his messy divorce, but for what many are calling an act of kindness.

Get your car ready for summer travel

(StatePoint) Road tripping is a summertime rite of passage. From camping and beach trips to family reunions, most likely you'll be adding some extra miles to your vehicle over the next few months.

May is Small Business Month: Do you have what it takes to start your own business?

(StatePoint) Tired of taking orders? Have a great business idea? May, which is National Small Business Month, is a great time to think about starting your own endeavor. But do you have what it takes to do it all yourself?

It's time to give yourself some credit!

(StatePoint) Many Americans understand low credit scores can lead to reduced buying power, but there is less recognition that high scores may indicate it's the "right time" to buy.

Bill proposing voting rights for paroled felons shot down

A controversial bill that would allow convicted felons on parole the right to vote was shot down today.