Former governors meet to discuss changes in Louisiana, taxes

A rare meeting of all four living former governors of Louisiana took place at an LSU government panel.

LSU-Alexandria approved to offer additional sports by 2014-15 academic year

LSU-Alexandria will introduce five additional sports programs by the 2014-15 academic year, a move approved Wednesday by the LSU Board of Supervisors.

House Special Committee on Military & Veterans Affairs hosts military fundraiser at Tiger Stadium

The battle between the Legislative Republicans vs. Democrats will play out on the field this Sunday, April 21, at Tiger Stadium, in the first annual Truce for the Troops Bowl.

Alex Box Stadium field to be named after legendary coach Skip Bertman

The LSU Board of Supervisors on Wednesday unanimously approved a proposal from the LSU Athletic Department to name the baseball field at Alex Box Stadium after legendary baseball coach Skip Bertman.

Bill to ban more synthetic drugs passes through house committee

A bill that would outlaw more synthetic cannabinoids and bath salt type drugs - is one step closer to being made law.

Baton Rouge marathoner shares Boston Marathon experience

Members of the Varsity Sports/Run Louisiana team who competed in Monday’s Boston Marathon returned home to Baton Rouge Tuesday. Many of them like Erin Oswalt finished the 26.2 mile race before the explosions went off.

'Color Run' organizers to hold first Baton Rouge event this weekend

Nearly 9,000 runners will be on the streets of downtown Baton Rouge this weekend for the city's first ever Color Run.

NFL Hall of Famer Will Shields hosting two-day football camp in Natchez

Former Kansas City Chiefs, Hall of Fame and 12-Time Pro Bowler Will Shields and NFL Partners is hosting a two day football camp for the 7th-12th grade students of Natchez. The camp will be held Friday, May 3, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Governor Jindal orders flags to fly at half-staff for victims of Boston attack

Governor Bobby Jindal has issued an executive order calling for the flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff until Saturday, April 20.

Vitter introduces North American Wetlands Conservation Act

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