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New Orleans Celebrates Its First Mardi Gras Since Hurricane Katrina
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Mardi Gras Means Big Money For South Louisiana

It's not all about plastic beads, cups, and a little bit of booze. Mardi Gras means big money for all of Louisiana.

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Sugar Cane Grinding Season Is Underway

The sugarcane grinding season has started. Be on the lookout for 'cane trucks on area roadways. Although it can be difficult, please be patient, because sugarcane is big business in Louisiana.

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Louisiana Economy – The Good And Not So Good News

Some communities in the state continue their slow recovery from lower oil prices. Meanwhile, other communities are experiencing record growth because of natural gas and the chemical industry.

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Louisiana’s Poverty Rate Among Nation’s Highest

Louisiana is near the top of yet another bad list...

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LGMC (Lafayette General) Announces Layoffs

The hospital system attributes the decision to reimbursement shifts, federal cuts, and the current economic situation.

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Gay Marriage
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Study Shows Economic Impact Of Same Sex Marriages In Louisiana

What will the economic impact be of same sex marriages in Louisiana? It will be quite sizable.

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Strip Club Looking To Hire High School Students

I know everyone is looking for a job in today's economy, but this might be pushing the envelope a bit.  Emperors Gentlemen’s Club in Riviera Beach, Florida said they posted the advertisement as a joke, but I'm not really seeing the punch line.

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