What do shutdown and debt limit have to do with Obamacare?

With a series of potential disasters hovering over the nation like a demon storm, the most prominent words of a Washington-based word cloud would be: government shutdown, continuing resolution, debt limit and Obamacare.

Alabama sororities extend bids to black students

Two African-American women who accepted offers last week to pledge Greek organizations at the University of Alabama were still receiving congratulations Monday, three days after the university announced that historically white sororities on cam

2 arrested for marijuana possession after routine traffic stop

Monday morning, a State Trooper assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop G stopped a car for a traffic violation on Interstate 20 eastbound west of Arcadia in Bienville Parish,

Arkansas colleges, universities see decrease in headcount, increase in FTE

The number of students enrolled in higher education in Arkansas is down slightly at 170,056, said officials with the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) Monday, but full-time equivalent enrollment (FTE) is up as compared to last fall

Shreveport man arrested for attempted armed robbery of elderly woman

Bossier City police caught and arrested a Shreveport man for attempted armed robbery, Monday, just moments after he tried to rob a 69-year-old woman while she sat in her car in a shopping center parking lot.

TEA reminder: Current version of GED test to expire at end of 2013

The Texas Education Agency today issued a reminder to those seeking a high school equivalency credential that the current version of the GED test will expire at the end of 2013 and be replaced with the new 2014 Series GED test.

Man electrocuted during possible robbery attempt

Sunday, a Bethany, Texas man brought 47 year old Kenneth Bolyer to the hospital. Bolyer has burns on his hand, chest, and neck.

Concealed handgun licenses offer some security

It was a packed range for the Caddo Sheriff Office's concealed carry licensing class. Many students were taking the class for the first time, but for some, it was a renewal course.

Natchitoches' Fall Tour of Homes tickets now on sale

Experience the charm of Louisiana’s original French colony during the 59th Annual Fall Pilgrimage on October 11-13, 2013 in Natchitoches Parish.

Job fair to bring 400 jobs

Hundreds of job seekers are expected to converge on Independence Stadium Wednesday (September 25) to apply for about 400 jobs Teleperformance wants to fill this year as part of a major expansion.