14:30 08-01-14

Colorado State University researchers continue to predict a below average 2014 Atlantic Hurricane season. Michelle Southern has that…:
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In the battle for a Louisiana Senate seat in the upcoming November election, Senator May Landrieu has just picked up an endorsement from The Louisiana Sheriff’s Association. The group also endorsed her in 2002 and 2008.


One of the state’s 551 laws that go into effect today would grant an immediate divorce in domestic violence situations. New Orleans Senator JP Morrell says before today, even if you had a lot of evidence, you’d still have to wait 6 months to a year before you get a divorce…:
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Well, not anymore, because now if someone has reasonable proof that they’ve been abused and can show it in court, they will be able to divorce the abuser right away.

Nineteen top chefs from across the nation are in New Orleans for the 11th Annual Seafood Cookoff. Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne says the competition takes place at the Morial Convention Center in The Big Easy at 11:30am tomorrow and it is open to the public to come out for some amazing seafood. Dardenne says this event is all about promoting sustainable and domestic fisheries…:
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Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door.

Today Business Facilities Magazine names the state of Louisiana as the #1 business climate in the nation. That’s the first time the state has topped a national business climate ranking.