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  • Judge considers lawsuit to disqualify Landrieu Play Video

    September 5, 2014 3:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A judge will consider whether U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is able to run for re-election in Louisiana after a state lawmaker who once ran against Landrieu challenged her qualifications for office. Republican state Rep. Paul Hollis filed a lawsuit against the three-term Democratic senator, saying she... more »
  • NFL to restrict evaluations of underclassmen

    July 18, 2014 11:56 AM

    NEW YORK - The NFL will limit the number of underclassmen who can receive evaluations for the draft to five from a single school, although special exceptions will be allowed. Concerned about the record 107 underclassmen who applied for this year's draft, and with 37 of them not selected, the... more »
  • 2014 state annual sales tax holiday on Aug. 1-2

    July 15, 2014 10:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Most retail purchases in Louisiana will be exempt from the 4 percent state sales tax on Aug. 1 and Aug. 2. The 2014 Louisiana Annual Sales Tax Holiday exempts the first $2,500 of the purchase price of each eligible item for non-business use when the customer buys... more »
  • Audit: $2.7M in Medicaid paid to state inmates

    July 7, 2014 10:31 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A state audit says Louisiana's health department made nearly $2.7 million in Medicaid payments for state prisoners, who are not eligible for the benefits. The audit, released Monday, says the monthly Bayou Health and Louisiana Behavioral Health Program payments were made for 2,644 inmates over the 23... more »
  • Fans: Threat of Southern post season ban isn't fair Play Video

    February 13, 2014 10:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The NCAA could ban all Southern University teams from post season play over a paperwork problem. Individual sports teams like football and basketball have received post season bans in the past, but this time, all athletic teams are at risk. "It's devastating to the school,... more »
  • Southern athletics face eligibility crisis Play Video

    February 13, 2014 5:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University athletics officials announced Thursday that all their teams are banned from post-season play, until they can correct paperwork for athletic eligibility. Southern athletics officials said they were notified about the issues in December and had been working to supply the NCAA with more and... more »
  • Eligibility shakes up 4A girls basketball semifinal Play Video

    March 1, 2013 3:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The girls basketball team from St. Michael the Archangel in Baton Rouge is taking part in the Southeast Regionals of the state championships today. Who they're playing, though, has been in flux. The Louisiana High School Athletics Association said late this afternoon that Salmen High School... more »
  • NCAA denies 6th year for ND safety Slaughter

    February 14, 2013 10:37 AM

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The NCAA has denied Notre Dame safety Jamoris Slaughter a sixth year of eligibility. Slaughter, who did not play as a freshman, tore his left Achilles tendon in the third game of the season, a 20-3 victory over Michigan State. He started 19 games in four... more »
  • Central Schools keeping eligibility tight Play Video

    August 3, 2012 6:11 PM

    CENTRAL - Officials are purging the rolls to ensure students in the Central Community School District all live in the community. "They're looking out for what's best for their kids," said Superintendent Michael Faulk. "They want their child to have a good education, and they hear from other parents,... more »
  • NCAA rules Newton eligible to play

    December 1, 2010 12:11 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Auburn quarterback Cam Newton is eligible to play in the SEC title game, even though the NCAA says his father broke rules by shopping his son to another school. The NCAA released its finding in a statement on Wednesday. The college sports governing body had concluded on Monday... more »

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  • Semi collision closes rural Louisiana highway
    Semi collision closes rural Louisiana highway

    October 1, 2014

    NORWOOD - Highway 67 south of the state line was closed Wednesday evening as State Police worked a crash involving two 18-wheelers. Authorities said... more »
  • A need for speed
    A need for speed

    October 1, 2014

    DETROIT, MICHIGAN- A new version of the classic Chevy Corvette can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in under three-seconds. General Motors says... more »
  • Singing road in New Mexico
    Singing road in New Mexico

    October 1, 2014

    TIJERAS, NEW MEXICO- Transportation leaders in New Mexico hope a new "singing road" will slow speeders along historic Route 66. It'll be built between Albuquerque... more »
  • Timothy Vessel forced into recall election

    October 1, 2014

    GONZALES - Councilman Timothy Vessel will be forced to defend his job after 2,188 voters signed a petition demanding he leave office. Vessel is... more »
  • PSC OKs refunds for some Entergy customers
    PSC OKs refunds for some Entergy customers

    October 1, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Public Service Commission has approved a one-time refund for customers of Entergy Louisiana and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana. The commission... more »