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Interstates closed in Louisiana, hours waivers issued in Alabama as South braces for winter weather

Winter weather in the South has caused some interstate closures in Louisiana, along with an emergency declaration in Alabama, prompting the suspension of hours-of-service regulations for some truckers in the state. As of Tuesday morning, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has

OVERDRIVEONLINE.COM - 2018-01-16 22:44:38

Dr. Tariq Hendawi joins Precision Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - 5 insights

Here are five things you should know: 1. Dr. Hendawi received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society as a medical student. 2. Dr. Hendawi underwent fellowship training in orth

BECKERSSPINE.COM - 2018-01-16 22:48:00

In Oprah vs. Trump match-up, Louisiana voters have clear favorite, poll finds

In a hypothetical election match-up between President Donald Trump and Oprah Winfrey, Louisiana voters overwhelmingly favor the Republican president over the media mogul, a new poll shows. Winfrey, a 63-year-old Mississippi native, has recently sparked speculation that she might challenge Trump in t

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-01-16 18:01:00

Man killed in Hollygrove shooting on Monday identified

A man New Orleans police said was found dead, shot more than once, in Hollygrove on Monday night (Jan. 15) has been identified by the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office as 23-year-old Gerard Poole. The victim, now identified as Poole, was found in the 1800 block of Monroe Street, the same block as the

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-16 18:25:06

Winter weather closing Louisiana state offices at noon Tuesday through Wednesday

Louisiana state government offices will close at noon Tuesday (Jan. 16) and remained closed through Wednesday in anticipation of freezing temperatures and possible snow in parts of the state. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, who leads state government for Gov. John Bel Edwards, announced

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-16 17:21:01

North Louisiana Road Closures

The Louisiana State Police are monitoring roads throughout Louisiana. They have announced multiple road closures in North Louisiana. The closures are as follows: **Troop F** Road closures are as follows: LA 34 @ Stella Mill LA 546 @ Railroad bridge LA 546 @ I-20 Monroe Civic Center exit Layton S

999KTDY.COM - 2018-01-16 21:22:51

Legislation proposed to help Louisiana casino industry

A legislative task force Tuesday recommended moving the casinos on riverboats onto dry land and to reconfigure the size of the areas where gambling can take place. Republican state Sen. Ronnie Johns, of Lake Charles, said he would have Senate lawyers draft bills based on the recommendations. He will

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-01-16 18:15:00

Pelicans shootaround update presented by HUB International: New Orleans prepares for 'big test' in Boston

BOSTON - Local reporters wanted to discuss just about anything besides Tuesday's New Orleans-Boston game with Pelicans forward Anthony Davis during shootaround this morning, but the 24-year-old wasn't interested. Asked a speculative question about fan interest in Davis, the four-time All-Star polite

NBA - 2018-01-16 18:15:58

Irene's Cuisine says goodbye to familiar corner before move to Bienville Street

Irene's Cuisine's customers have not been silent. Alarmed over last fall's announcement that the French Quarter restaurant would be moving to a new location, regulars have shared displeasure, anxiety and skepticism with owner Irene DiPietro and her son, chef Nicholas Scalco. "You're not going to be

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-16 17:14:27

Snow Day | User submitted pictures from northeast Louisiana

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KNOE TV8 - 2018-01-16 19:49:00

Florida Gov. heads to Louisiana on another jobs trip

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is heading back to Louisiana for his latest job recruitment effort. Scott is traveling to the Gulf Coast state this week to try to convince business owners that they should leave Louisiana because Gov. John Bel Edwards has pushed for tax hikes to fill

LAREDO MORNING TIMES - 2018-01-16 19:20:53

BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Shares Sold by Louisiana State Employees Retirement System

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System trimmed its stake in shares of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) by 2.6% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 7,500 shares of the asset manager's stock after selling 200 shares during the period. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System'

TRANSCRIPTDAILY.COM - 2018-01-16 19:02:37

As snow coats roads in Deep South, Louisiana freeways close

ATLANTA (AP) - Snow falling in Louisiana during the pre-dawn hours prompted the closure of multiple interstates as a winter weather system took aim at other states across the Deep South, forecasters said. The National Weather Service on Tuesday issued winter storm warnings in parts of Louisiana and

TOWNHALL - 2018-01-16 18:00:00

Louisiana Tech University's College of Education wins hospitality award

The Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau recently announced the 2017 recipient of the Lincoln Parish Hospitality Award is the Louisiana Tech University College of Education. The College of Education made noteworthy contributions to the tourism economy of Lincoln Parish in Spring 2017

RUSTON DAILY LEADER - 2018-01-16 19:39:00

Sunrise birthdays: Jan. 16 - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Happy birthday to our Sunrise birthdays for Jan. 16: As the temperatures continue to drop across Southwest Louisiana, be aware that cold weather poses serious threats to your pets' health. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, cold weather may worsen some medical conditions, such

KPLC TV - 2018-01-16 17:59:27

Louisiana Spotlight: Budget cut options begin to take shape

BATON ROUGE - The "fiscal cliff" is about to start getting real. After months of talk about how Louisiana would make $1 billion in state budget cuts if lawmakers don't replace expiring sales taxes, Gov. John Bel Edwards will unveil this week the first proposal for how those cuts might look. The De

DAILY REVIEW - 2018-01-16 18:54:33

FFRF Forces Louisiana Sherif to take down Christian FB posts

Washington Parish Sheriff Randy "Country" Seal succumbed to pressure from the atheist group, Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), by removing this past week any and all Christian-themed remarks and posts from the sheriff's Facebook page. This past Saturday he explained his reluctance to do so on

THEHAYRIDE.COM - 2018-01-16 17:41:17

Grading 2017: Louisiana Tech offensive line

USA Today Network and Monroe News-Star Louisiana Tech beat reporter Cory Diaz looks back at how the Bulldogs fared at each positional unit during the 2017 football season. This is the fourth of a seven-part series, grading the play of the offensive linemen. Offensive Line Grade: C+ No unit had a rou

NEWS-STAR - 2018-01-16 19:03:52

Mt. Carmel's Ellie Holzman again named Gatorade Louisiana Volleyball Player of Year

Mount Carmel junior Ellie Holzman is making it look easy. Along the way in helping guide the Cubs to their fourth consecutive Division I volleyball championship, she earned MVP honors in the title match for the second straight year, and then followed it up with once again being named the All-Metro P

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-16 17:48:23

DOTD working to keep roads safe during the winter weather

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) - Louisiana's Department of Transportation and Development is working around the clock to keep roads in Northeast Louisiana safe. Courtesy: KNOE "We have, in the nine northeast parishes, about 320 employees," DOTD District Administrator Marshall Hill said. "And from that

KNOE TV8 - 2018-01-16 21:01:00