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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:18pm

FOX 48 Updates

How Louisiana shifted from a purple to red state

Republican dominance in Louisiana politics has reached its peak; that was the message from political analyst Pearson Cross to the Baton Rouge press club this afternoon.

Holiday toy show at LSU Museum gets you in holiday spirit

This holiday season, the LSU Museum of Art – located on the fifth floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette Street – will set its visitors on the fast track to nostalgia with “Trains, Planes and Automobiles,”

Troopers from Louisiana deal with winter storm conditions to help with recovery effort

On Sunday, Nov. 4, a group of 25 troopers assigned to stOver 1300 miles away you will find a small group of Louisiana State Police vehicles that dealing with conditions unlike any they’ve encountered on regular duty.

Veterans memorial tribute to take place in Alexandria

A brief ceremony honoring veterans of all military branches will be held on Monday, November 12 at 11:00 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

La. First Lady announces new student artwork to be featured at Governor's Mansion

As a part of the Jindal family’s initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana’s First Lady Supriya Jindal announced today the artwork that was selected for display in the Louisiana’s Governor’s Mansion for the month of

Voting numbers similar to 2008 general election numbners

According to the Secretary of State's Office, the number of people across the state that voted yesterday is about the same as the 2008 Presidential Election.

La. Constitutional Amendments passed: What does it mean?

Along with casting a vote for president, all Louisiana voters were given nine amendments to the Louisiana State Constitution. All, but one, passed. Here is a breakdown of what each amendment means to you:

Turn on the Holidays and Celebrate Louisiana's 200th Birthday

“Turn on the Holidays: A Bicentennial Celebration” will kick off the holidays with a FREE celebration in historic downtown Natchitoches on Saturday, November 17.

Controversial halftime show at Texas high school game stirs debate

A Texas high school is facing intense criticism after a halftime show in which a person dressed like Mitt Romney was punched in the face by someone depicting Big Bird.

Two Dozen Louisiana State Troopers head to New Jersey

As the northeast continues to struggle with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Louisiana State Police has deployed more than two dozen uniformed Troopers to assist law enforcement in New Jersey with recovery efforts.