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  • Louisiana House agrees to extend smoking ban

    April 17, 2012 9:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana House has agreed to prohibit smoking within 25 feet of the entrance to any building where smoking already is banned. Republican Rep. Frank Hoffmann, of West Monroe, says he's pushing the proposal because of the dangers of secondhand cigarette smoke. Louisiana... more »
  • New partnership: Louisiana National Guard, Haiti

    January 20, 2012 10:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Louisiana National Guard will help the Haitian government prepare for and react to major natural events, strengthen its national police force and support the island nation's Coast Guard. Since the devastating earthquake two years ago in Haiti, the Louisiana National Guard has led two missions... more »
  • Louisiana high school seniors anks next to last when earning early college credit

    November 15, 2010 9:34 AM

    Bad news for Louisiana when it comes to high school seniors earning early college credit. Louisiana ranks next to last in the south and nationally. A new report shows just more than 4% of Louisiana students passed at least one advanced placement test. That's compared to 16% both regionally... more »
  • Louisiana Port Considers Legal Action Against Casino

    October 26, 2010 11:25 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - The Port of Lake Charles is prepared to take legal action to force Pinnacle Entertainment to give up its hold on what was to be the site of the Sugarcane Bay casino-resort. The port board voted 5-0 Monday to have the agency's staff use legal... more »

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