In our ongoing look into the four Lafayette Parish School Board members who have a penchant for missed meetings, The IND has discovered disparities between LPSB attendance records obtained through two separate records requests.

Lawmakers question whether the deals will be done in time and if it's appropriate to budget dollars that aren't yet in hand.

THREE_AMIGOSCouncilmen Jared Bellard, William Theriot and Andy Naquin really don’t get it. Or they’re just pandering to their base.

tisk_tisk_tehmiTehmi Chassion's recent antics make him seem less like someone elected to fight for education and more like the hot-headed Bobby Knight of Indiana Hoosiers fame.  

BP failed to implement a new safety plan on the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon drilling rig even though the company realized a blowout in the Gulf of Mexico was its greatest danger, an expert witness for people and businesses suing the company testified Tuesday.

U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan and chef Paul Prudhomme are visiting a farm in New Orleans.

JINDAL_hearth_troubleGov. Bobby Jindal faces deepening crises in his home state even as he dishes out advice on how the divided GOP can regroup.

Polozola worked for the court for four decades, starting as a law clerk. He was nominated to the bench by President Jimmy Carter in 1980 and served as chief judge from 1998 to 2005.

Authorities have raised their estimate of the amount of dangerous material improperly stored at an explosives recycling company in Louisiana.

The Education Department said the changes were made as part of an effort to more closely align government lending programs with industry standards and decrease default rates.

Sandra Degeyter admitted in federal court late Monday afternoon to receiving more than $5,000 for her role in the bribery scheme that continues to haunt the 15th Judicial District, making her the fifth guilty plea entered in the case so far.
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