NEW ORLEANS - Governor Bobby Jindal says there will be no more cuts to higher education.
The state faces a $1 billion short fall.
The proposed $24.2 billion budget focuses on protecting economic growth, certain parts of healthcare and education
LUFKIN, Texas - A hospital spokeswoman says former Rep. Charlie Wilson of Texas has died at the age of 76.The Trinity native served in Congress for the second district of Texas for more than two decades.
The number of students taking Advanced Placement tests hit a record high last year, but the portion who fail the exams - particularly in the South - is rising as well, a USA TODAY analysis finds.
Students last year took a record 2.9 million exams
NEW ORLEANS - It appears one of the men accused of trying to tamper with Senator Mary Landrieu's office phones gave a warning about the plot.
Sources say James O'Keefe told people last week he was about to work a project in New Orleans.
LOUISIANA - The Board of Regents is ordering state universities to cut degree programs with low graduating numbers.
The Advertiser reports students already enrolled in the programs will be able to finish their degree.
ANGOLA - A prison inmate tried to escape from Angola State Penitentiary Sunday.
Roy McLaughlin made a run for it while working in the exercise yard.
Prison officials say he escaped through razor wire by using his jumpsuit and restraints.
SAN ANTONIO – Construction crews moved dirt to shore up a group of houses precariously perched on a crumbling hill in San Antonio on Monday as engineers tried to determine why the land below was shifting, causing do
Louisiana — Governor Bobby Jindal wants to make this weekend's game a little more interesting with a bet against Minnesota's Governor.
Governor Jindal wants "Who Dat" nation to head to his facebook page and help him decide what Minnesota sho