LSU AgCenters to begin new cannabis research involving fish
The LSU AgCenter will begin studying to effects of cannabis-based compounds on epileptic seizures, using the common zebrafish as a lab rat.
LSU launches 1.5 billion dollar fundraising campaign
LSU is launching the state’s largest-ever education fundraising effort, aiming to raise 1.5 billion dollars for the entire LSU system.
Tips Ahead Of Tax Deadline
There’s less than a month left before federal taxes are due.
Gas prices on the rise
Gas prices have been on a noticeable rise throughout the state recently.
LDH warning of rise in flu symptoms ahead of Carnival season
According to the Louisiana Department of Health, the flu is on the rise as almost 6% of doctor visits are for flu-like symptoms.
Louisiana Lottery Contributing More Money To State In 2019
For the second quarter of the fiscal year 2019, the Louisiana Lottery has seen an uptick in contributions to the state treasury, transferring over $53.9 million towards K-12 public education in the state.
Louisiana one of 9 states reporting high flu activity
Louisiana is one of nine states reporting a high activity level for flu-like illnesses. That's according to CDC's latest U.S. Influenza Surveillance report.
Research estimates over 1.5 million Louisiana residents to be owed tax refund
According to research by financial technology company SmartAsset, just over 1.5 million taxpayers in the state will be owed a refund
Report: Louisiana 2nd highest rate of food insecurity and plagued by food deserts
A report out of Loyola University in New Orleans says Louisiana has the second highest rate of food insecurity in the country
Governor Edwards Praises Work Of Cajun Navy In Texas
Governor John Bel Edwards says the state is working with the Cajun Navy to coordinate efforts.
Smoking Ban To Take Effect In Lafayette
Beginning tomorrow--August 1--smoking will no longer be permitted at bars in Lafayette.
US Rep Abraham Supports Proposal To Allow Congressmen To Carry Concealed Weapons
Abraham says while it’s important to protect members of congress, he also wants to keep bystanders safe.