Posted 8:05 AM 3/10/2014 by Troy Gaulden
BATON ROUGE - State lawmakers are getting ready as legislative session is set to begin Monday at noon.
With more than 1,500 bills one the table, legislators expect a busy session this year. A little more than 1,000 of the bills come from the house this year with an additional 554 on the (More)
Posted 10:29 AM 3/7/2014 by Brittany Weiss
PRAIRIEVILLE - Lenten season, the 40-day period leading up to Easter is observed by Catholics as a time to reflect and repent. It's also a time to fast from certain luxuries and meat on Fridays.
Restaurants are busy preparing specials to accommodate those observing, and stocking up on (More)
Posted 7:08 AM 3/5/2014 by Brittany Weiss
BATON ROUGE - A pre-filed bill says hazardous haulers might need to find a new route through areas where there are large universities.
The bill, by Rep. Regina Barrow would prohibit the transport of hazardous materials within a five mile radius of a university. The bill says there are a (More)
Posted 9:08 AM 3/3/2014 by Hunter Robinson
LOS ANGELES - Two films shot in Louisiana were big winners at the 86th annual Academy Awards Sunday night.
"12 Years a Slave" pulled off an upset to take home the award for Best Picture. In addition to winning the Academy's top award, the film also took home Best Adapted Screenplay. Lupita (More)