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Bayou Corne residents say beauty of the bayou tainted since sinkhole formed

People living in Bayou Corne say they are fed up with work crews in their neighborhoods since the sinkhole formed near their homes. They say it's hard to feel at home with the noise and construction eyesores.

The New York Times travels from the bottom of the boot to the top of the map

The New York Times is documenting a cross-country road trip. Rather than going the traditional coast to coast route, this trip is started at the bottom of the boot and will continue all the way to the top of the map.

ACT scores increase among Louisiana students

The Department of Education today announced an increase of 3,600 public high school seniors posting scores of 18 or higher on the ACT, allowing thousands more students the opportunity to attend four-year and two-year colleges without the requir

WE DO marriage equality campaign to hold final Mississippi protest in AFA’s backyard

As a campaign for marriage equality continues in Mississippi, the American Family Association reaffirms its position.

Curbside recycling in Natchez begins July 31

Over the past two weeks, Waste Pro began handing out the new trash and recycling bins throughout Natchez.

LSU professor featured in volume on prison issues about criminal justice system

The United States incarcerates a higher percentage of its adult population than any other nation. Presently, more than one in 100 Americans over the age of 18 are imprisoned. In Louisiana, the figure is one in 86.  

Bayou Corne evacuation order could last for years

People living in Bayou Corne received the news they never wanted to hear. It could be several years before they can go back home scientists explained at a community meeting. Tuesday there are still a lot of questions.

Bayou Corne residents tell their story in Baton Rouge

People living in Bayou Corne brought their fight for justice to Baton Rouge. They've struggled for almost a year since a massive sinkhole formed near their homes. The message for the world was clear: help.

Job Corps education/training centers in La. are now accepting students for new program year

For eligible young people, ages 16 to 24, the U.S.