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  • Man paid $50,000 in interest after taking $25,000 in payday loans

    May 23, 2016 11:58 AM

    KANSAS CITY - Small payday loans are touted as quick, short-term access to money, but people like Elliott Clark of Kansas City, Missouri, call them "debt traps." A retired and disabled Marine, Clark still has a hard time talking about the more than 5 years in which he says he... more »
  • Fed officials stress patience in rate hike talks

    February 18, 2015 1:29 PM

    WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve policymakers do not appear ready to start raising interest rates anytime soon, with officials expressing concerns about inflation and lingering weakness in the labor market. Minutes of the Fed's Jan. 27-28 meeting released Wednesday show that officials struggled to determine the appropriate timing for a rate... more »
  • Final day to pay overdue taxes, no questions asked

    November 14, 2014 5:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If you've fallen behind on your taxes, Friday is your last chance to take advantage of Louisiana Tax Amnesty 2014. The Louisiana Department of Revenue will waive all penalties and cut accrued interest in half if you get up to date before midnight. Under the program,... more »
  • 'Person of interest' wanted in Ascension Parish burglaries

    September 17, 2014 2:10 PM

    PRARIEVILLE- Detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office are searching for Sean Patterson, of Prarieville. Patterson is a "person of interest" in numerous threats and burglaries. Patterson also has an active bench warrant for cruelty to animals. Anyone with any information on Patterson's whereabouts, is urged to... more »
  • Another "person of interest" in Bourbon Street shootings

    July 4, 2014 2:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Police in New Orleans have interviewed another "person of interest" caught on video at the scene of last weekend's deadly shooting on Bourbon Street. But so far, no arrests have been made in connection with the gunfire that broke out early Sunday on the famous street of nightspots.... more »
  • State construction projects back on track

    October 11, 2013 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Higher revenue forecasts and low interest rates have Louisiana's construction projects back on track. Louisiana had been close to its constitutional limit on debt. State Treasurer John Kennedy said the money to pay for ongoing construction was running out, with no room to borrow more.... more »
  • EBRSO looking for guy who tried to pass fake check

    January 29, 2013 3:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for a man they said tried to purchase two generator using a stolen cashier's check. Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said on Oct. 22 the man entered Bozeman Distributor on Airline Highway and presented a Citibank cashier's check to pay... more »

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