RUSTON, La. (AP) - Louisiana cwill soon approach health and fitness in a whole new way. The university is gearing up to unveil an extensive new addition to its Lambright Intramural Sports Center later this month, which will include an indoor competitive pool, an outdoor recreational pool with adjacent sundeck... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Louisiana Commission of Wildlife and Fisheries has voted to open the fall shrimp season for Louisiana on Aug. 22 at 6 a.m. The fall season, when big plump white shrimp are caught, is the most important shrimp harvest for Louisiana fishermen and generally runs until... more »
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Pop singer Madonna is opening a chain of fitness centers around the world to be known as Hard Candy Fitness global gyms. A partnership between Madonna, her manager and New Evolution Ventures plans to open the first gym in a posh neighborhood in Mexico City on... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana House wants to return to an "open primary" system for congressional elections. The bill approved 72-26 by the House would do away with Democratic and Republican primaries and let all candidates for Congress run against each other, with the top two vote-getters advancing... more »
Officials in Broussard are showing their support for the home team Sunday. Bars there are normally closed on Sunday, but they will be open eight hours for the game. The hours for these businesses are from 2-30 to 10-30.
As she sees the need for medical attention in her native country, Dr. Nicole Michael's frustration grows.
She, her husband Dr. Arsh Michael and sixteen other doctors have the supplies they need and a hospital where they can help heal the wounded. It's located in a small village just... more »