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Louisiana fall elections sign-up period opens Wednesday

Candidates seeking seats in Louisiana's fall election have to declare their intentions and register for their races this week, in the sign-up period …

Louisiana

The best hot dog in every state

The hot dog has taken on many different forms across the country — from the famous Chicago-style hot dog to the Sonoran in the Southwest. And while people can't seem to agree on whether or not it's a sandwich, everyone <i>can</i> agree that the hot dog is the pinnacle of traditional American cuisine.<p>To …

Yelp

Is the Key to Saving Pollinators … Honey Bee Semen?

The first question everyone wants to know is: <i>how?</i><p>“I’m surprised it took you so long to ask,” Brandon Hopkins says with a laugh. The 35-year-old …

Insects

Boosie Badazz Finishes 10-Year Probation Sentence

Boosie BadAzz is officially a free man. The Baton Rouge artist recently revealed in a series of posts on Instagram on Monday night (July 16) that he …

Louisiana

Mississippi State Bulldogs Face a Three Game Hurdle in the Middle of the 2018 Season.

The most important three game stretch this season is actually four weeks long. The Bulldogs play September 29th against Dan Mullen’s Florida Gators. …

College Sports

Rethinking Apologetics for the Black Church

When Lisa Fields started college, she was a preacher’s kid who’d grown up inside of the church and never encountered opposition to her faith. That …

Faith

LSU's medical marijuana partner, GB Sciences, moves to Phase 2 in Baton Rouge despite losses

Despite seeing its losses more than double over the last fiscal year, GB Sciences is pushing forward with phase two of its medical marijuana growing …

Louisiana

NYC Spots Off Limits to Nick Loeb's 'Roe v. Wade' Anti-Abortion Film

Some iconic New York City spots have reportedly been placed off limits to Nick Loeb's "Roe v. Wade" anti-abortion film that has been quietly shooting …

Conservative View

Murders and assaults leave law enforcement shorthanded

Being a police officer used to be a more straightforward job than it is today. While always dangerous, the basics for as long as the profession has …

Law Enforcement

Deadline nears for Louisiana homeowners to seek flood aid

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Homeowners with damage from the 2016 Louisiana floods have only a few days left to apply for a federally-financed aid program.<p>The deadline for filling out a survey that starts the process for homeowner assistance through the Restore Louisiana program is Friday.<p>Homeowners can …

Louisiana

Louisiana congressmen react to Trump and Putin, BP money goes towards recreation and more: Louisiana politics today | NOLA.com

Louisiana's congressional delegation reacts to Trump in Helsinki<p>BP spill settlement money to pay for dozens of recreation projects<p>LSU's medical …

Louisiana

Troy shocker 'swift kick in the butt' LSU needed in 2017

CLOSE<p>Troy running back Jordan Chunn talks about his 191 yards rushing at LSU.<p>ATLANTA — Foster Moreau saw a different side of Duke Riley that …

College Football

Beach Volleyball Receives AVCA Team Academic Award

BATON ROUGE – For the third straight season, the LSU beach volleyball team was one of just 23 beach teams that received the AVCA Team Academic Award …

LSU Tigers

$60M in oil spill money to pay for recreational projects

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana will spend $60 million in oil spill recovery money on recreational projects to bolster boating, fishing and outdoor leisure opportunities across coastal parishes, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Tuesday.<p>The dollars come from billions in settlement money tied to …

Oil & Gas Industry

Opponent Preview - Alabama

Today we move along and hit the final regular season stop on our opponent preview series. You’ve already seen the toughness of Auburn’s schedule, …

College Football

Greta Van Fleet drop new song and other news you might have missed today

Greta Van Fleet have released a new track—plus, check out a new video from nothing,nowhere. Check out the news you might have missed today below!<p><b>1.</b> …

New Singles

Pay raises for Louisiana corrections officers win approval

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's civil service board has signed off on pay raises for the state's prison guards.<p>Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc said the increases are needed to lessen corrections officer turnover rates that he says are so high they threaten safety.<p>The pay hikes vary from 2 …

Civil Service

Gazette editorial: The existential threat of climate change

The effects of climate change are often talked about in sea level rise and worsening storms, certainly the most immediate and obvious symptoms. There …

Climate Change

Georgia safety feeling confident about rare trip to Tiger Stadium | NOLA.com

ATLANTA -- When Georgia heads down to Baton Rouge on Oct. 13, it'll be the first time the Bulldogs have made the trip since 2008.<p>That game was one …

College Sports

Baton Rouge's Donna Britt: On her prognosis, ALS battle, struggle in final days at WAFB, more

More than a month after ending her 37-year run as an anchor for WAFB-TV, Baton Rouge television news icon Donna Britt candidly spoke about her battle …

Louisiana

Loyola lays off staff, curbs retirement contributions to balance budget

BATON ROUGE -- Struggling to plug a longstanding budget deficit, Loyola University has laid off more than two dozen staffers, or about 6 percent of …

College & University

Bunch of Bull

08:05 AM<p>'The games we play in New Orleans and beyond'<p>Roller Derby and bad news<p>Mark Patrick Spencer<p>instagram.com/nolabulls | @stewartlimey<p>So, I’m a …

New Orleans

Memphis Grizzlies acquire Garrett Temple in trade with Sacramento

The Memphis Grizzlies completed a trade with the Sacramento Kings in which they acquired guard <b>Garrett Temple</b>, Grizzlies General Manager <b>Chris Wallace</b> …

NBA

LSU linebacker Devin White owns seven horses, including two named Ricky Bobby and Daisy Mae

<b>ATLANTA —</b> It's hard to imagine anything about LSU's Devin White being soft.<p>The 6-1, 240-pound linebacker stands in the heart of LSU's physical …

College Football

Louisiana's sales tax rate is second highest in the nation

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana no longer has the highest average sales tax rate in the nation, but only barely.<p>Tennessee has narrowly edged out Louisiana for the top spot with an average state and local combined sales tax rate of 9.46 percent.<p>That's according to the latest data available from …

Business

Augustus & Fowles Named 2018 WNBA All-Stars

BATON ROUGE – LSU women's basketball legends Seimone Augustus and Sylvia Fowles have been named 2018 WNBA All-Stars

Basketball

Greatest Game From Every Season: 1979

Here we are, at the end of our journey of the past 60 years of LSU football. We took a circuitous route, but there is no better place to end our …

College Football

Grace Notes: From Louisiana GOP delegation, a muted reaction to shocking Trump/Putin encounter

Monday morning, as President Donald Trump was embarking on his instantly infamous encounter with Russian president Vladimir Putin, House Majority …

Donald Trump

Two shootings, two robberies across New Orleans since Tuesday, NOPD says

Two shootings and two robberies happened in New Orleans between Tuesday and Wednesday, according to New Orleans Police.<p>A domestic argument escalated …

Crime

Homes, businesses on this street in New Orleans could encounter low water pressure, S&WB says

Businesses on Elysian Fields Avenue between Alumni and Leon C. Simon drives in New Orleans may experience low water pressure Wednesday due to water …

New Orleans