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Harrah's Louisiana Downs - Bossier City via Facebook
Harrah's Louisiana Downs - Bossier City via Facebook
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Harrah’s Louisiana Downs Gains National Attention For 4th Of July Camel Races [Video]

Here in Louisiana, we do everything a little differently than the rest of the country. This includes our 4th of July celebrations. Harrah's Louisiana Downs in Bossier is getting national news exposure right now for their 4th of July Camel Races. See, it's things like this that make me certain I never want to move away from Louisiana.

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The Best (and Worst) Things About Living in Louisiana

Louisiana is a unique, weird place unlike anywhere else on the planet, and we wouldn't have it any other way. Here are five of the best (and worst) things about us.

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10 Tourist Traps in Louisiana Totally Worth the Visit

Places around Louisiana that are totally worth checking out, even if you think they are a little hokey.

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Category: State News, Weird News
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"The Back Door"/ YouTube
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Five Things You Don’t Know About The Most Popular Cajun Song Ever [VIDEOS]

D.L. Menard's "The Back Door" turned 55 this year. But there are five things you probably don't know about the most popular and recognizable Cajun song ever.

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Bonefish “Pomegranate Sage Martini” Martinis 2017

The TINI TOUR stops at Bonefish Grill. It's all part of the annual fundraiser for Healing House. Stop in for a free martini with the purchase of an entree...

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Alton Sterling (Photo Courtesy of rubenluengas.com)
Alton Sterling (Photo Courtesy of rubenluengas.com)
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Alton Sterling Was Fatally Shot 1 Year Ago Today

One year ago today, Alton Sterling was fatally shot at a Baton Rouge convenience store during a confrontation with two white police officers, resulting in riots, protests, a federal investigation, and even an ambush on Baton Rouge police.

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Raising Cane's, Facebook
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Raising Cane’s Is The Nation’s Fastest Growing Chain

A simple menu and a great product have Louisiana-based Raising Canes making national headlines.

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Farming, Scott Olson, Getty Images
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Farmers, Ranchers Eligible For Flood Recovery Grant

Ag Commissioner Dr. Mike Strain says the floods caused more than $100 million in agriculture losses.

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Thousands Of State Employees To Receive Pay Raise This Fiscal Year

A 2% pay hike was approved in this year’s legislative session.

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ULM Ranked Best University In Louisiana By Schools.com

We have some great universities in Louisiana. Most of us here are partial to UL for obvious reasons. Schools.com has just released what they say are the 5 best colleges in Louisiana, and the list may not look the way you might expect.

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rural bridge (flickr image)
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Louisiana Ranks 9th For Structurally Deficient Rural Bridges

State Transportation Secretary Shawn Wilson says that’s not surprising, as he just had to close a bridge in Vernon Parish.

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water faucet (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)
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LDH Finds Brain-Eating Amoebas In Terrebonne, Ouachita Water Systems

While the water is safe to drink and bathe in, people should make sure it does not get in their nose.

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