Mardi Gras 2013: When do the good times start rolling?

Turkey and trees may be hot items for the next two months, but many have another holiday in mind: Mardi Gras.

IRS warns of possible scams related to Hurricane Sandy relief

The Internal Revenue Service today issued a consumer alert about possible scams taking place in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

Decluttering to Sell Your House

Decluttering shows your home to best advantage, which can make for a faster sale and a higher sales price. It can also be a great way to organize your life as you get ready to move, which is an excellent side benefit.

LSU taking amended orders

LSU football season ticket holders have until next Monday, November 19, at 5 p.m. to request tickets to post-season football games in which the Tigers might play.

LSU seniors leave winning tradition

LSU will honor 14 seniors Saturday before the Tigers home finale in Tiger Stadium. “Senior Day” festivities will take place prior to the 2:30 p.m. kickoff between LSU and Ole Miss. LSU is 8-2 on the year and 4-2 in SEC play.

Saints getting back into mix

Don’t look now but the New Orleans Saints are almost back into playoff contention. The team has won four of their last five games and is just a game and a half out of the wild card spot.

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.

Fire safety tips to remember this winter

The lows Monday night are some of the coolest we’ve seen yet this winter so naturally its time to crank up the heat and light the fireplace.

10 Facts About Turkeys

As Thanksgiving nears, it is time to pay homage to the iconic bird. Not just tasty and delicious, turkeys are multifaceted critters with fascinating histories. Enjoy these ten facts about turkeys.

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,”