Louisiana Chimp Haven celebrates win for chimpanzees used for testing

Chimp Haven learned today that National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr.

U.S. Dept. of Labor awards Rapides Police Jury YouthBuild grant

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of nearly $72 million in YouthBuild grants to support academic and occupational skill training for at-risk youth.

LSU baseball attendance No. 1 for 18th straight year

LSU is No. 1 in the final 2013 college baseball attendance rankings, marking the 18th straight season in which the Tigers have led the nation in total attendance.

Baton Rouge to host national dancesport championship; first time in Louisiana

The 2013 National DanceSport Championship competition for the Senior IV age division will be held in Baton Rouge on June 28-29. This will be the first time a national championship event in dancesport has been held in Louisiana.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to support ports and attract new companies to Louisiana

Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that supports Louisiana’s ports by expanding a tax cargo credit for certain port projects.

Mumford & Sons to make up canceled New Orleans performance in September

Mumford & Sons are back in business and plan to hit the road soon to complete a North American Tour. Along with new dates, the band has rescheduled its New Orleans performance for September 16, 2013.

‘Swamp People’ to hold casting calls for new season

The folks behind the hit show "Swamp People" are looking for new Cajun characters to follow around on the bayou.

Vitter and Fleming react to Fort Polk announcement

U.S. Senator David Vitter and Congressman John Fleming, M.D., released the following statement about the U.S. Army’s announcement that force restructuring will result in a minimal force reduction at Fort Polk:

Army announces force structure, stationing decisions

The Army announced today its force structure and stationing decisions associated with the active component end-strength reduction of 80,000 Soldiers to 490,000 -- a 14 percent reduction across the force -- by 2017.

Fans concerned with decline of offensive stats in college baseball

There’s a concern about the sport of college baseball. The exciting offensive stats that fans love are on the decline.