A state judge refused Wednesday to throw out any pieces of a lawsuit accusing Gov. Bobby Jindal of violating the state constitution in his efforts to undermine the Common Core education standards.

A new law preventing anyone 70 or older from running for constable or justice of the peace in Louisiana is facing stiff opposition — especially among the officials who are about to be banned from re-election because of their age.

The 2014 program offers noncompliant taxpayers the chance to settle their accounts with the state by paying 100 percent of delinquent taxes, with a waiver of all penalties and 50 percent of the interest owed.

Police say an autopsy attributed hypothermia with dehydration as the cause of the 3 year old's death.

Louisiana exports grew by 9.3 percent to $32.1 billion during the first half of the year. That's according to figures from the World Trade Center of New Orleans.

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