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Red Cross Continues Helping South Louisiana Flood Victims

The Red Cross is continuing to help out people in the more than 12 hundred homes affected by severe flooding in South Louisiana.

Republicans Worrying About Impact Of Fight For Party Presidential Nomination On GOP

The Louisiana Primary is next Tuesday and some Republicans say the long fight for their party's presidential nomination could weaken the GOP helping President Obama win a second term.

Massive One Day School Closing To Hit Louisiana Tomorrow Due To Planned Teacher Protest

Several school systems across the state are cancelling classes tomorrow because many Louisiana teachers will be protesting Governor Jindal's education proposal at the State Capitol.

Louisiana Legislative Session Now Underway

Louisiana's 2012 legislative session is now underway.

Residents Of Ossun Rocked With Worst Flooding In Recent Times

Residents north of Interstate-ten just off highway 93 in the Ossun area say the rain brought the worst flooding they've ever seen.

South Louisiana Gets Rocked With Wicked Weather

South Louisiana was rocked with some wicked weather today. But it was Lafayette Parish that got the worst of it.

Governor Jindal To Support Bill To Keep Sex Offenders Out Of Public Libraries

Governor Jindal has announced he'll support a measure to keep sex offenders out of public libraries. Proposed bill 162 has been filed by senator Sale Erdey.

Louisiana Regular Legislative Session To Start Monday At Noon

Louisiana's regular legislative session starts Monday at noon. According to Louisiana law it has to end by June fourth. So far nearly a thousand bills have been filed by state representatives.

Possible Raise Coming For Louisiana State Workers After Two Years

For the first time in two years Louisiana's 90 thousand state workers could see a raise. It comes at a time when the Jindal Administration says there's a 900 million dollar hole in the budget.

Federal Judge Calls For Transfer of BP Claims Administrator Position

A federal judge has appointed a Lafayette attorney to relieve Ken Feinberg. Patrick Juneau will be the new claims administrator of the oil spill settlement program.