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Tips to start composting for your garden

(StatePoint) It doesn't matter if you're a gardening novice trying to supplement your dinner table with some home-grown veggies or an entrepreneur that earns a living off the land, composting is a simple way to go green and help save th

Many school expenses eligible for Louisiana tax breaks

Tuition, uniforms, supplies and other education expenses paid during the 2012 tax year may be eligible for deductions on the Louisiana individual income tax return.

Tips to save time on lawn maintenance

(StatePoint) If it feels as though your entire weekends are spent mowing, trimming and watering your lawn, there are steps you can take to speed up your lawn care routine. Automate

Motorists reminded of best way to expedite travel

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) wants to remind travelers and regular commuters at the La. 1 toll road of the best way to expedite travel through the gantry.

How technology is making books more engrossing for readers

(StatePoint) Are you reading less than you used to? You're not alone.

New methanol production facility to be built in St. James Parish

Governor Bobby Jindal, South Louisiana Methanol (SLM) CEO Barry Williamson and Todd Corp.

Help protect your home from wicked weather

(StatePoint) With wild weather patterns impacting the country in recent years, homeowners nationwide are constantly on the lookout for better ways to prepare their homes to handle tough weather conditions.

Louisiana receives funding for needs of disabled, low-income people

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S.

How to keep your land pest-free

(StatePoint) Spending time outdoors can recharge the soul and bring the family together.

Course choice expands educational opportunities for students

Online registration for the Louisiana Course Choice Program at www.LouisianaCourseChoice.net