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Contractor suing state

A Baton Rouge contractor is suing the state over the Interstate 10 widening project. Coastal Bridge Company filed the suit after the state handed the contract to a firm with the highest cost and longest project completion date. The state contra

Jindal vows not to raise taxes

UNDATED - Governor Bobby Jindal has vowed not to raise taxes when he presents the annual state budget Friday. However, there will be some cuts, many of which will come in the health care area. The governor talked about this issue in his visit t

Caught in the Web: One of Tiger's mistresses has a new TV gig

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Saints flag will be raised in Indiana

NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans Saints flag will soon fly in Colts territory. Governor Bobby Jindal sent the flag to Indiana's governor as part of a Super Bowl bet. Jindal says he is looking forward to the picture that shows the Saints flag in Indi

Fans celebrate Saints with parade

NEW ORLEANS - A victory parade got underway yesterday in New Orleans. Thousands of fans lined up along the parade route, which started on Poydras in front of the Superdome. The parade then winded its way down to Convention Center Boulevard.

Caught in the Web: Fans pleased with Ellen's first 'Idol' appearance

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Petition underway to recall councilman

Opelousas - A recall petition is underway in the St. Landry Parish for Councilman Ronald Buschel. Reasons why someone wants to remove him from office have not been stated. Buschel says he will deal with it if organizers get enough signatures.

Senator proposes special Saints plates

NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans area lawmaker wants to applaud the super bowl-winning New Orleans Saints with a Louisiana license plate. The plate would bear the fleur-de-lis, the state seal and the phrase "Who Dat Nation." He says he'll talk to NF

Jindal proclaims 'Saints Week'

NEW ORLEANS - Governor Bobby Jindal has declared this week to be 'Saints Week'. Here is the text of his proclomation: WHEREAS, the New Orleans Saints defeated the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 to win their first ever Super Bowl in 43 years; and

Drew Brees reacts to the Saints Super Bowl win

MIAMI - After the game, Saints quarterback Drew Brees talked about the win and what it meant for the city of New Orleans.