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Tax credits revised, higher ed cuts smaller in La. budget

Posted 1:04 PM 2/27/2015 by Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - An overhaul of state tax credits, smaller cuts to higher education and the reduction of hundreds of state workers are all part of the Jindal administration's plan to fill a $1.6 billion budget hole.

Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols unveiled the proposed executive (More)


3 of 4 candidates for governor bash Common Core in debate

3 of 4 candidates for governor bash Common Core in debate

Posted 11:11 AM 2/24/2015 by Brock Sues

BATON ROUGE - Three out of the four contenders to be the state's next governor attacked Louisiana's use of Common Core academic standards in a gubernatorial debate Tuesday morning.

The two-hour forum, held in Shreveport, saw comment from David Vitter, John Edwards and Scott Angelle (More)


Strike set for Shell, Motiva plants in La.

Strike set for Shell, Motiva plants in La.

Posted 2:53 PM 2/21/2015 by Caroline McDougall

BATON ROUGE - The first nationwide, oil refinery strike in more than 30 years is growing to encompass four new plants, including the largest U.S. refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. The United Steelworkers union says workers at the Motiva Enterprises refinery in Port Arthur started their (More)


Rogers' will could become next saga; estate valued at $165,000

Posted 8:57 PM 2/20/2015 by Trey Schmaltz

ST. GABRIEL - A day after details about the double-life TV personality Scott Rogers was living came to light, more of his past unraveled Friday.

Rogers' friend, Darla O'Connor, told WBRZ in an exclusive interview, Rogers became unrecognizable.

"He became a man I did not know," she (More)

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