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NASA sending ULL research project into space

A research project at UL is going out of this world, literally. Biology professor Dr. Karl Hasenstein is leading an experiment that will unfold inside the In

New Orleans man claims $40,000 Powerball prize ten days before deadline

A $40,000 Powerball with Power Play prize was claimed Monday, less than two weeks before its redemption deadline of March 20. A 41-year-old player from New Orleans was unaware he held a winning ticket from the Sept.

New look at common core debate

Baton rouge native Sakinah Abdul-Aziz was an athlete, and a gifted student at McKinley High School. When she got to college at Southern Illinois University this fall it was a wake up call.

La. Senate begins work on 2014 Regular Session

Members of the Louisiana State Senate began the work of the 2014 Regular Session of the State Legislature at noon Monday, March 10, 2014.

HungerU visits LSU to promote fight against world hunger

Did you know that hunger is the No. 1 killer in the world? Even here in the land of opportunity, one in six Americans goes to bed hungry at night.

Two Lafayette men arrested for stealing inflatable duck

Two Lafayette men are in jail after police say they stole a giant, inflatable, yellow duck from the Boys and Girls Club on Thursday, Feb. 27.

Watching water levels, residents ready for spring thaw

The northern half of the country got a lot of snow this winter, and when it all melts, the runoff will drain into the Mississippi River to.

Louisiana homeowners react to flood insurance bill heading to Senate

The House of Representatives voted to pass the "Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act" Tuesday night. Now, homeowners are speaking out about the new law that could save people in our state thousands.

CLECO honored with industry award for Okla. storm assistance

Today, Cleco Power received one of the electric utility’s top honors for storm assistance from Edison Electric Institute (EEI) during its CEO Conference and Board Meeting in Washington, D.C.