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Alexandria Christmas Parade calls for float entries

The Alexandria Mardi Gras Association is calling for float entries for the Christmas de la Louisiane Parade to be held Sunday, December 8, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. This year's Grand Marshal is Louisiana’s Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne.

Federal SNAP Program changes benefits

As a result of the expiration of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has informed states that benefits will be lower in November for households that receive Supplemental Nutr

Louisiana Lt. Gov. unveils Battle of New Orleans bicentennial plans

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne and the Battle of New Orleans Bicentennial Commission are unveiling plans for commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans.

Cellular One presents Halo For Freedom check from fundraising campaign

The employees of Cellular One in Montana, Louisiana and Texas joined forces with their customers to support returning military soldiers.

Sec. of State reminds Louisianians to vote this Saturday

Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler reminds everyone that this Saturday is election day in many parishes across the state.

Alexandria eye surgeon gave emotional keynote speech to Scottish colleagues

Alexandria eye surgeon Dr. Robert Bruce Wallace, III, delivered a keynote address at an annual meeting Stirling University in Stirling, Scotland, to the Scottish Ophthalmological Society last month.

First Lady Jindal announces Governor’s Mansion is 'going pink'

For the sixth consecutive year, First Lady Supriya Jindal announced today that the Louisiana Governor’s Mansion will be lit pink until Thursday, October 17 in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

BESE makes slight adjustments to 'Common Core' education standards after public outcry

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has responded to the concerns of educators and parents related to the Common Core State Standards by revising policies at its October 16 meeting.

WWII marine's dog tags found, will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery on Friday

A World War II marine from Louisiana will be buried this week with full military honors at the Arlington National Cemetery, along with his Captain.