Amid shutdown, Pelosi suggests State of the Union address be delayed

In a call with reporters, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman Kevin Hassett said Tuesday the shutdown is reducing economic growth more than predicted.
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  Shutdown standoff: Dems rebuff Trump invite, thwarting effort to bypass Pelosi

The administration is trying to peel off Democratic support for Trump's demand for border wall money and negotiate directly with centrist lawmakers and some newly elected freshmen, including those in districts where Trump is popular.


Arrests made in death of Shreveport Police Officer Chatéri Payne

FDA recalls several brands of dry dog food following toxicity reports

Livingston residents say parish is denying them access to clean environment

New bridge close to reality in Baton Rouge

Government shutdown may hurt hurricane forecasts

Once the government shutdown ends there will be a lot of catching up to do in many departments. While day-to-day forecasting goes uninterrupted, the time loss will never be regained by those who help keep us safe during hurricane season.
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  Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

The truck driver said he’s found a job that’ll give him the opportunity to spend more time with his family, but there’s a snag because of the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 26th day.

  Warrick Dunn surprises single mother with new home from Habitat for Humanity

Atlanta mayor: It was a joke

6-vehicle crash in West Baton Rouge Parish leaves 1 dead

Rolling Stones, Katy Perry to headline 2019 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

  Sunshine Bridge set to close again for completion of certain repairs; detours available

Louisiana residents can start filing tax returns Jan. 28

Contractor faces fraud charge after work not completed

Katy Perry, Rolling Stones headlining Jazz Fest

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  'I am going to run’: Kirsten Gillibrand latest Democrat in 2020 field

Kirsten Gillibrand has already made plans to campaign in Iowa over the weekend, more than a year before the leadoff caucus state votes.


  U-High running back Mike Hollins wins 2018 Warrick Dunn Award as Sportsline Player of the Year

  Happy 40th birthday Drew Brees!

Who Dats across town want to wish our beloved quarterback a very happy 40th birthday.


‘Just anybody other than the Saints,’ Atlanta mayor says on Super Bowl LIII teams

LSU experieces issues with pipes; closed dining hall expected to reopen

Owner: Service dog found after disappearing for 2 days when van was stolen

Companies in Baton Rouge area interested in hiring laid-off Georgia-Pacific employees

Americans now more likely to die of accidental opioid overdose than in a car accident

For the first time in U.S. History, Americans are now more likely to die of an accidental opioid overdose than in a motor vehicle accident, according to a new report by the National Safety Council.
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  Gymboree preparing to file for bankruptcy and close all its stores

Bankruptcy means possibly shuttering all 900 stores the company operates under the Gymboree, Janie and Jack and Crazy 8 brands in the United States and Canada.

  City official says 2,300 trash complaints putting stress on Department of Maintenance

Mystikal close to posting $3 million bail in rape case

U.S. Agriculture Secretary discusses Trump visit, SNAP funding during shut down

Baton Rouge brewery offering $500 gift card for info after business burglarized


  Warrick Dunn surprises single mother with new home from Habitat for Humanity

Double amputee overcomes challenges, bowls a perfect 300

Saints fan pulls off life-saving procedure with ballpoint pen