The Wednesday night gubernatorial forum in Hammond was supposed to be focused on higher education, but the event was also dominated by the absence of two men -- Gov. Bobby Jindal and U.S. Sen. David Vitter.
The Times-Picayune · 3 hours ago
Bobby Jindal
Lawyers representing Louisiana and a regional affiliate of Planned Parenthood are facing off in federal court on Wednesday on the question of whether the state can ban the group from receiving Medicaid dollars. At a …
The Wall Street Journal · ByJacob Gershman · 15 hours ago
Planned Parenthood
Central Louisiana native Will Payne Harrison will release his debut album on Saturday, and he’s coming home to celebrate. Harrison, a recent Nashville transplant, and his band from Tennessee will play in Alexandria …
The TownTalk · 10 hours ago
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Even though the U.S. Supreme Court has said it is unconstitutional, Louisiana still puts hundreds of people in prison every year just because they are too poor to pay court-ordered fines, court costs and costs of …
The Huffington Post · 16 hours ago
Louisiana attorneys are set to ask a federal appeals court Wednesday to block the release of longtime state inmate Albert Woodfox and allow prosecutors to try him a third time in the 1972 death of a prison guard. Woodfox is the last still-incarcerated ...
ABC News · 15 hours ago
Appeals Court
Sara Le Menestrel explores the role of music in constructing, asserting, erasing, and negotiating differences based on the notions of race, ethnicity, class, and region. She discusses established notions and brings to … · 23 minutes ago
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Prosecutors seek third trial over 1972 death of prison guard Lawyer: ‘He shouldn’t be made to run the gauntlet again’ Albert Woodfox, 68, has long maintained his innocence over the death of prison guard Brent …
The Guardian · 13 hours ago
Albert Woodfox
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. RUSTON, La – The Louisiana Tech Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) will co-sponsor “Industry Day …
Myarklamiss · 9 hours ago
Louisiana Tech
When Hurricane Katrina annihilated my home town, it also seemed to extinguish a strain of American optimism. Suddenly, people wondered aloud whether New Orleans should be rebuilt at all. It would cost a fortune and …
Tulsa World · 21 hours ago
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Louisiana is a state located in the southern region of the United States. Louisiana is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of th…
Louisiana is a state located in the southern region of the United States. Louisiana is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of the 50 United States. Its capital is Baton Rouge and largest city is New Orleans. Louisiana is the only state in the U.S. with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are local governments equivalent to counties. The largest parish by population is East Baton Rouge Parish, and the largest by land area is Plaquemines. Louisiana is bordered by Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, Texas to the west, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south.
  • Founded: Apr 30, 1812
  • Population: 4.65 million (2014)
  • Area: 52,271 sq miles (135,382 km²)
  • Travel tip: Louisiana tourism is
    centered on New Orleans and the North Shore region in the southeastern corner of the state near the Florida border. West of New Orleans is the …
  • GDP: $251.40 billion USD (2014)
  • Capital: Baton Rouge
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