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Water outages force hospital evacuations in Southwest Louisiana

More than six dozen public water systems in Louisiana were knocked out of service when Hurricane Laura tore through the state Thursday, and the...

Hurricane Laura was state’s most powerful storm but not as destructive...

Gov. John Bel Edwards described Hurricane Laura -- which came ashore in Cameron Parish with 150-mile-per hour winds near 1 a.m. Thursday -- as...

Despite positive trends, Louisiana will remain in Phase 2 of its...

Louisiana will remain in Phase 2 of its coronavirus reopening plan until at least Sept. 11, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Wednesday.  That means...

Federal judge sets Sept. 8 hearing regarding Louisiana’s election plans

Louisiana residents who have accused Gov. John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin of disregarding their safety by not creating an...

Veterans and rural residents have a greater dependence on the mail

Jan Stowe, a Vietnam War veteran from Traverse City, Mich., says she was unable to move her head and neck for several days last...

House Democrats pummel postmaster over sharp declines in on-time mail delivery

WASHINGTON — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy came under heavy fire Monday for withholding key information about delays in the delivery of mail since he...

Hurricanes Marco and  Laura to tag team a state already staggering...

Gov. John Bel Edwards warned residents across the southern half of the state Sunday to get prepared for an unprecedented “one, two punch” from...

All Louisiana Universities Expected To Share Coronavirus Case Information

All Louisiana higher education institutions are expected to start sharing the number of coronavirus cases among students and staff on their campuses. The announcement...

Postmaster pauses major changes at U.S. Postal Service until after election

WASHINGTON — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said Tuesday that he will halt a series of sweeping policy changes to the U.S. Postal Service until...

Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome removes name from anti-abortion letter

East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome asked that her name be removed from a letter sent by several Democrats to national party leaders...

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