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Bossier Parish schools send textbooks to tornado victims

Schools in Bossier Parish are paying it forward, helping out victims from the Moore, Oklahoma tornadoes that touched down almost one month ago. The schools are sending thousands of textbooks to the school district in Moore.

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo announces new baby Colobus monkey

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of a new baby Colobus monkey, born overnight on June 11.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to protect hunting game donations and combat hunger across Louisiana

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that encourages and protects charitable giving of hunting game at a bill signing ceremony with representatives from the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission and Hunters for the Hungry.

Strain: Only hire licensed horticulture professionals

Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., is urging Louisiana homeowners to hire only licensed landscape horticulturists, arborists and landscape irrigation contractors when doing major landscaping work at thei

Louisiana police warn about Internet scam called 'Ransomware'

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii wants to inform the public about a new scam circulating on the Internet called “Ransomware.”

Hunting Heritage Program needs mentors for the 2013-14 hunting season

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is seeking hunting mentors for its Louisiana Hunting Heritage Program (LHHP) for the 2013-14 hunting season.

Dog on the Interstate?

A large dog was spotted in the grassy median on Interstate 110 near the Governor’s Mansion exit shortly before 2:00 p.m. today.

Report: Louisiana students improve standardized testing scores

The percentage of Louisiana students scoring at the Basic level or above on standardized tests grew one point in grades 3-8, with 69 percent of students testing at Basic or above.

Bill banning social media sites while driving headed to Governor’s desk

A bill banning Louisiana people from visiting social media sites while driving has gained final approval. The bill will now head to Governor Jindal’s desk.

Tornado-relief donators advised to research before donating

After any disaster, people all across the country try to do everything they can to help those impacted.