Rate Hike?

Entergy today asks PSC for rate hike to build $869M plant

Entergy wants to build a new natural-gas power plant in St. Charles parish -- and they want their customers to pay for it. The company goes to the Public Service Commission today seeking permission.  Read more...
New Saint

Steve: Saints sign veteran pass rusher Paul Kruger

Saints head coach Sean Payton confirmed yesterday that the team was hosting veteran pass rusher Paul Kruger for a visit and this morning Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the team must have liked what they saw. Read More
Saint Cut, Add

McCain, Barnes join Saints, who also cut 14 players

Newly acquired offensive lineman Khalif Barnes and defensive end Chris McCain practiced for the first time Tuesday with the New Orleans Saints, who also cut 14 players as the NFL lowered maximum rosters from 90 players to 75 for the remainder of the preseason. Read more...
Less Students

Less students enrolled in college in La.

Enrollment in Louisiana's public higher education system has dropped by about 4.4 percent in a five-year span.  It's reported that enrollment has dropped by about 10,000 students in five years — from roughly 225,000 in 2010 to 215,000 in 2015.  Read more...

Lots Of Rain

Tropical weather expected to drench N.C. coast

North Carolina's Outer Banks will likely be drenched as a tropical weather system blows by with up to 5 inches of heavy rain. But the depression had yet to reach tropical storm strength as it curved out to sea Wednesday.  Read more...