Budget To Be Debated In the House

The state budget has cleared another hurdle. The Senate spent part of the Father's Day weekend debating the legislation.

Schools Will Be Getting Report Cards

This is part of a new plan by BESE to make it easier for parents to understand how each school is measuring up. Right now schools are given labels but school officials said those are too confusing.

American Cancer Society Releases New Finding

Better schools equals better health according to the American Cancer Society. The American Cancer Society just released the findings of a 17 year study.

Roemer Continues To Stick To $100 Contributions

At the GOP conference, almost every serious candidate for the Republican presidential nomination gives speeches and introduces themselves to the party faithful. That included former Louisiana Governor, Buddy Roemer.

New Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center Will Open Soon

This Saturday, June 25th,  the new Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center opens its doors. The $211 million project will have high tech equipment and cutting edge resoures.

The Deaf Protest About Changes In Contracts

Bus loads of angry deaf residents showed up on The Louisiana Commission For the Deaf's doorstep in Baton Rouge Friday.

Governor's Mansion Says Bon Voyage To the Special Olympics Team

On Friday, five team members and a coach headed to the Special Olympics World Summer Games. First Lady, Supriya Jindal, wished the top competitors well for their journey to Athens.

It Is Football Time In Acadiana

Football is in full swing over at the UL Ragin Cajun football complex. There is still about three months to go before college football season begins.

Evacuation Order Lifted In New Iberia

UPDATED -- The blaze at the chemical plant in New Iberia is out and residents have been allowed back into their homes. The evacuation order was put in place on Tuesday after the explosion at the Multi-Chem Corp.

Louisiana Will Be First State To Lower Prices On Cigarettes

That is after the house of representatives voted not to override Governor Bobby Jindal's veto of the four cent tobacco tax renewal. Jindal vetoed the bill earlier this week as part of his no new tax agenda.