Gun sales boost Louisiana's bicentennial

Oct 16, 2012
With no public money for a celebration of Louisiana's bicentennial, the state has turned to merchandise sales -- including two firearms.

Advocates say insurance costs strain homeowners

Oct 9, 2012
Gulf Coast insurance premiums have skyrocketed in recent years, and homeowners advocates say they're seeing people at risk of going into foreclosure because they can't afford their mortgage plus their insurance.

Narrowing Louisiana's wage gap.

Sep 7, 2012
Louisiana has one of the largest pay disparities between men and women in the U.S. But new legislation and a coastal restoration project may help bridge that gap.

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.

Establishing a life post-Katrina

Aug 17, 2012
A fisherman's son escapes Vietnam to New Orleans, only have to have to escape again.

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.

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.

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Louisiana film investment could win Oscar 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.

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...