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Louisiana Students Gain on Annual Tests

The percentage of Louisiana students scoring at the Basic level or above on tests of four subjects grew one point in grades 3-8, with 69 percent of students testing at Basic or above.

Louisiana Seeking More Foster Families

The Department of Family and Children Services (DCFS) is focusing its efforts on recruiting new foster families.

Louisiana Draws Awareness to Children's Mental Health

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospital's Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) is bringing attention to symptoms of mental illness and programs to support those who have mental health issues. It aims to increase public awaren

State Offers Free Air Quality Notification Program

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality encourages citizens and businesses to become more aware of the air quality.

Louisiana Earns High Ranking for State Business Climate

Chief Executive magazine ranked Louisiana No. 11 in the U.S., the state’s highest position ever, in the magazine’s annual ranking of Best & Worst States for Business.

Great Grilling Tips to Make Summer Meals Sizzle

(StatePoint) Now that warmer weather and summer are upon us, grilling season is here again and families are taking meals outside to enjoy the sunshine.

Analyzing Your Fourth of July Celebration: How Much Can You Save?

Every time there’s a reason to celebrate, people will go out of their way to have a good time, relax and just be happy; this is always a common scene during the holidays

What Traits and Skills Make a Good Nurse?

 A nurse has an important job to do, which is primarily to take care of patients.

This Year's Summer Blockbusters Aim to be Bigger than Ever

(StatePoint) This year’s summer blockbuster season is shaping up to be a big one, full of some of the year’s most highly anticipated films.

Encourage Kids to Have Gadget-Free Fun this Summer

(StatePoint) You may remember your parents telling you to turn off the television and go outside or read a book.