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May is motorcycle safety awareness month

With May temperatures warming up, more motorcyclists are taking to the roads and highways again.

Credit education: An important ingredient for homeownership

(StatePoint) There's a good reason why many people dream of owning a home. Homeownership offers benefits such as stable monthly payments and the opportunity to establish a sense of community.

Mom explains why she 'faked' having cancer

For the last two years Martha Nicholas has been known as the woman who faked having cancer.

Mom explains why she 'faked' having cancer

For the last two years Martha Nicholas has been known as the woman who faked having cancer.

Marijuana Mailed, Delivered to Jail

A post office mix-up led to the arrest of a Marshall County woman when the Boaz Police Department received mail containing marijuana.

Mother's Day: Great tech gift ideas for modern moms

(StatePoint) You may not think your mom is "cool," but is she hip when it comes to technology? If you have a tech savvy mom, skip the order on the flower bouquet and treat her right this Mother's Day with the latest gear.

Horse owners urged to prepare for mosquito borne diseases

As summertime approaches and mosquitoes become more prevalent, the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) is urging horse owners to vaccinate their animals for both Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and the West

Louisiana Ranks 17th Nationally in Infant Immunizations

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is encouraging parents to make sure their children's immunizations are up to date.

Louisiana's cohort graduation rate reaches an all-time high

Governor Bobby Jindal and Louisiana State Superintendent of Schools John White announced recently that, for the second consecutive year, Louisiana's graduation rate has increased--reaching an all-time high of 72.3 percent of students comple

Data shows babies born in state spend fewer days in intensive care

Partnerships between the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, nonprofit advocacy groups and Louisiana hospitals reduced the number of days babies born in Louisiana have spent in Neonatal Intensive Care units by 20,000, according to pre