“AMERICAN IDOL” gives fans a supervote

In an innovative, fun and engaging new voting feature beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, March 5, American Idol is offering fans the opportunity to “SuperVote&

Louisiana Lottery observes National Problem Gambling Awareness Week

The Louisiana Lottery Corporation will make a special effort to encourage responsible play during National Problem Gambling Awareness Week, March 3-9.

Congressional sequester threatens food safety, farming industry

There are still lots of questions about when the cuts ordered by Congress' sequester will take effect and how they will be applied. But there is no doubt that everyone will feel their impact.

Gov. Jindal announces Legislative proposal to eliminate boards, commissions

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced a legislative proposal to eliminate numerous state boards and commissions that are inactive, can be absorbed by other existing boards or agencies, or have fulfilled their original mission.

Hornets F/C Jason Smith to miss remainder of season due to injury

New Orleans Hornets Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Dell Demps announced today that F/C Jason Smith will miss the remainder of the season with a torn labrum in his right shoulder.

FEMA awards $3M to Louisiana Department of Transportation for Hurricane Isaac recovery

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will receive a $3 million federal grant to reimburse the costs it incurred clearing debris, including boats, from public roads after Hurricane Isaac, the Federal Emergency Management Ag

DOTD announces start of preparations for 2013 severe weather season

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces the start of its preparations for the 2013 severe weather season in conjunction with Louisiana’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 3 – 9, 2013.

FEMA awards $3.7M to La. Department of Agriculture and Forestry for Hurricane Isaac recovery

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry will receive a $3.7 million federal grant to reimburse some of the costs associated with the delivery of fuel and fuel tanks meant to maintain vital citizen services during and after Hurrican

FOX announces season finale and summer premiere dates

FOX is announcing season finale dates and premiere dates for its summer programs, including new unscripted series Does Someone Have to Go, the season ten premiere of So You Think You Can Dance

Six months after Hurricane Isaac: Moving from 'survive' to 'thrive' in Louisiana

Six months after Hurricane Isaac slammed into the Gulf coast, Louisianians are starting to make the transition from "survive" to "thrive." Hard-hit communities are planning how to build back better than ever even as their re