Every year, around 8 million animals arrive at animal shelters. Nearly half are euthanized because of health problems and low demand for adoptions. DeSoto Parish opened its first animal shelter in December.
Just days after Louisiana schools received less-than-stellar reviews on the grading report, the Public Affairs Research Council releases "A Future at Risk," a report charting high school dropout rates.
It costs less to insure an employee in Louisana, Arkansas and Texas than it does in most other states. That's according to a survey by the United Benefits Advisors, a firm that monitors nationwide rates for employers.