BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal and lawmakers didn't set aside enough money to pay for the state's public school financing formula, leaving a budget hole to be filled. More students showed up in public schools this year than were estimated in the formula payment.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - North Louisiana lawmakers say they're encouraged by a proposal to incinerate millions of pounds of military propellant stuck at Camp Minden awaiting disposal. Businesses in the region have devised an idea to use a special type of incinerator for controlled burns of the propellant.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is criticizing the A&E cable television network's suspension of "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson from the hit reality show. Robertson was placed on "hiatus" over comments he made about gays. Jindal said everyone is entitled to express a view. He added: "It is a messed-up situation when Miley Cyrus gets a laugh, and Phil Robertson gets suspended."
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Artist George Rodrigue (rod-REEG) who painted Cajuns and Blue Dogs was laid to rest today. About 400 people at a funeral Mass at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. Rodrigue will be buried tomorrow in New Iberia.
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