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Former governors meet to discuss changes in Louisiana, taxes

A rare meeting of all four living former governors of Louisiana took place at an LSU government panel.

Former governors meet to discuss changes in Louisiana, taxes

A rare meeting of all four living former governors of Louisiana took place at an LSU government panel.

Bill to ban more synthetic drugs passes through house committee

A bill that would outlaw more synthetic cannabinoids and bath salt type drugs - is one step closer to being made law.

Governor Jindal orders flags to fly at half-staff for victims of Boston attack

Governor Bobby Jindal has issued an executive order calling for the flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff until Saturday, April 20.

Vitter introduces North American Wetlands Conservation Act

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Louisiana's top young auto students compete in state finals

Twenty juniors and seniors representing 10 high schools across Louisiana will meet in Alexandria to face-off in the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills competition.

Boston Marathon officials release statement evening after bombing

The following statmement was released from the Boston Athletic Association, event organizers for the Boston Marathon, on their website in light of Monday's bombing.

Horror at Boston Marathon: Three confirmed dead, numerous injured and maned in bombing

Two bombs exploded at 2:45 p.m. Eastern Time near the finish line of the world's oldest marathon, the Boston Marathon, twelve minutes apart on Monday.

Officials warn about possible donation scams for Boston victims

Many are generously donating money to help the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. However, officials warn that potential scammers are already trying to take advantage of the tragedy.

Manda expands its meat recall to include additional products

Manda Fine Meat, the East Baton Rouge-based meat company, is expanding its recall.