SHREVEPORT - In Shreveport-Bossier yesterday, Krewe members toasted to the end of the season along the Texas state bridge at midnight.
With the end of Mardi Gras comes the start of Lent.
About 200 people attended the event.
MIAMI - Pieces of the sod from Sunlife Stadium, the stage for superbowl 44 will be on sale.
This includes grass from the Saints end zone, 50 yard line and 25 yard line.
It costs between 100 and 250 dollars per piece.
NEW ORLEANS - Governor Bobby Jindal says there will be no more cuts to higher education.
The state faces a $1 billion short fall.
The proposed $24.2 billion budget focuses on protecting economic growth, certain parts of healthcare and education
NEW ORLEANS - A victory parade got underway yesterday in New Orleans.
Thousands of fans lined up along the parade route, which started on Poydras in front of the Superdome.
The parade then winded its way down to Convention Center Boulevard.
LUFKIN, Texas - A hospital spokeswoman says former Rep. Charlie Wilson of Texas has died at the age of 76.The Trinity native served in Congress for the second district of Texas for more than two decades.
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints won their first Super Bowl in franchise history on Sunday.
The Saints beat the Indianapolis Colts last night 31-17.
It was the Saints first Super Bowl appearance in franchise history.
Drew Brees received