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  • Louisiana lawmakers end equal pay discussion

    May 30, 2014 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers have wrapped up their debate on the pay gap between men and women, with competing bills on the issue failing to win passage. The Senate and Governmental Affairs Committee narrowly rejected a proposal by Republican Rep. Julie Stokes that would have specified that pay discrimination based... more »
  • Study: Income inequality continues to grow in La.

    November 15, 2012 7:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A new study says the gap between Louisiana's rich and poor has grown wider over the last three decades, with the poverty-ridden state having among the highest rates of income inequality in the nation. The richest 5 percent of households in Louisiana have average incomes more... more »

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  • Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive
    Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive

    January 31, 2015

    ATLANTA - The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub and taken to an Atlanta-area hospital. Bobbi Kristina... more »
  • ISIS beheads Japanese hostage
    ISIS beheads Japanese hostage

    January 31, 2015

    AMMAN, Jordan - An online video released Saturday night purports to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of... more »
  • Man charged for thousands in fraud
    Man charged for thousands in fraud

    January 31, 2015

    BATON ROUGE - A Virginia man faces felony charges in Louisiana for allegedly stealing thousands in illegally obtained state income tax refunds. Charles Lawrence Fisher,... more »
  • Drunk driver arrested for fatal crash
    Drunk driver arrested for fatal crash

    January 31, 2015

    VILLE PLATTE - A Duson man is accused of killing a Ville Platte woman while driving drunk in Evangeline Parish. It happened just six hours... more »
  • Deadly fire kills family of four
    Deadly fire kills family of four

    January 31, 2015

    MARKSVILLE - Four people have died following a mobile home fire in Avoyelles Parish. The state Fire Marshal's office says that four people died in... more »