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Tolls Going Up On Ponchartrain Causeway Bridge

The new revenue will go toward $130 million in safety improvements for the bridge.

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Major Louisiana Concert Canceled

A major 90's concert schedule to make a stop in Baton Rouge, La. has been canceled. KTDY gave away tickets to the much anticipated show, but now it has been canceled.

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Pay Secrecy Bill Debated In Legislative Committee

This isn't about whether you should discuss your pay it's about whether you can be reprimanded for choosing to do so.

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Category: Political, State News
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Oksana Kostyushko, ThinkStock
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Powerball Estimated At $130 Million For Tonight’s Drawing

How are you going to be able to afford all the snacks your kids are going to polish off this summer? Well, a Powerball win would be a good start.

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Louisiana Under Enhanced Risk For Severe Weather Today

Chances are almost everyone in the state will experience showers and thunderstorms today. Some of those storms could spawn life-threatening conditions.

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10 Funniest Louisiana Town Names

I've lived in the great state of Louisiana my whole life and I still marvel at times of how little I really know about some parts of the state.

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House Committee Votes To Fully Fund TOPS

A very important committee votes to green light full funding for TOPS. Here's why it will never pass the full House.

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Gulf Oil Spill Begins To Reach Land As BP Struggles To Contain Leak
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Awesome Free Outdoor Activities in Louisiana

We have so many unique and fun outdoor activities around the state that cost nothing for you to take part in. Enjoy our beautiful Louisiana this summer!

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Protests Continue In Baton Rouge After Police Shooting Death Of Alton Sterling
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Decision In Alton Sterling Case Could Happen This Week

The city of Baton Rouge is nervously awaiting a ruling by the Department of Justice in the Alton Sterling case of last summer.

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Gas Prices Surge As 2 Metropolitan Areas Top $4 A Gallon
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This Is The Cheapest Day Of The Week To Buy Gas In Louisiana

As I'm sure you've noticed, gas prices pretty much change day to day. There are many reasons for this, like the commodities market and fancy things like that. But, is there a trend in these fluctuating gas prices we can use to find a day of the week when gas is the cheapest in Louisiana? There sure is.

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Ethics Exemption For State Police Leader’s Son Wins House OK

House legislators approved the nepotism law exemption.

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7 Waterparks in Louisiana to Help You Cool Off This Summer

Many of us know of places like Blue Bayou in Baton Rouge and the SPAR Water Park in Sulphur, but there are a few more across the state you probably weren't aware even existed.

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