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In northwest Louisiana, inmates fill sandbags for Isaac

Aug 30, 2012
Residents in northwest Louisiana are preparing homes and businesses for possible flooding as the remnants of Isaac make a slow progression northward.
Posted In: Hurricane Isaac, Louisiana, prisons

Establishing a life post-Katrina

Aug 17, 2012
A fisherman's son escapes Vietnam to New Orleans, only have to have to escape again.
Posted In: Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, New Orleans, refugees, Entrepreneurship

Largest school voucher program in U.S. to start in Louisiana

Apr 16, 2012
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is expected to sign an education overhaul into law this week. It'll create one of the largest school voucher programs in the country.
Posted In: Louisiana, vouchers

Louisiana schools to undergo major reforms

Apr 16, 2012
This week Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is expected to sign a controversial law that overhauls education in that state. The package of reforms will create one of the largest school voucher programs in the country.
Posted In: Louisiana, vouchers

Louisiana film investment could win Ocscar gold

Feb 24, 2012
Like most states, Louisiana wants to capture some of Hollywood's production business. An Oscar-nominated film from Shreveport may provide the ticket.
Posted In: Entertainment, film, movies, Oscars, academy awards, Louisiana

Who's getting paid by BP? And who isn't?

Jul 8, 2010
***Easy Answer: Louisiana residents have received nearly half of the money handed out so far. Even though they account for only about a quarter...
Posted In: BP, bp oil spill, Florida, Louisiana

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