Warning Labels On Cigarettes Are Working

A national stop smoking help line said incoming calls doubled the day after the new labels were unveiled. The new labels actually show images of dead bodies, diseased lungs, a man on a ventilator, and even rotten teeth!

Gov. Jindal Signs R&D Tax Credit Bill at Stuller

Lafayette, LA (KADN) - Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal joined Stuller Inc. founder and Chairman Matt Stuller at the company’s Lafayette headquarters to sign SB 135 by Sen.

Louisiana Celebrates the Fourth of July

In 1776, the Continental Congress formally adopted the Declaration of Independence proclaiming freedom of the United States of America from Great Britain.

Flag Reminds Everybody About Burn Ban

The state fire marshall is flying a red flag outside of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry on Florida Boulevard. The flag is up to remind everyone that there is still a state wide burn ban.

One Teacher Is Fed Up With State's Education System

Joyce Haynes said lawmakers continue to take away funding from public schools and instead opt for more growth in charter schools.

Mc Donald's Trying To Turn Oil Into Fuel

Mc Donald's said it is going to turn the stuff that cooks your french fries into fuel for company trucks!

Retailers Are Helping Consumers Save On Gas

CVS is offering a $10 gas card when customers spend $30 on selected items. Wal-Mart is offering $0.10 a gallon discount at their stations if the bill is paid with a Wal-Mart credit, gift, or prepaid card.

Four People Busted For Drugs

Deputies said they found over 28 grams of crack cocaine, marijuana, and pain pills at a home in St. Martinville. After getting lots of complaints about drug activity in the area, deputies obtained a search warrant.

Budget Cuts Cause UL To Terminate Two Professors

Two tenured professors at UL had termination notices Friday night and the school said more could be coming. According to The Advertiser, the tenured professors will not have their appointments renewed after May 2013.

Some Stay Home Because Of Gas Prices

A new report by gasbuddy.com is reporting the average price for gas in Louisiana is $3.39 a gallon. That is a big difference compared to last year's average which was $2.58.