WATCH LIVE: Gov. Edwards testifies before U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources on Louisiana’s oil & gas industries

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will appear before Congress Thursday, May 13 to discuss how any abrupt changes to federal offshore oil and gas policies will have a negative impact on the state’s economy.

Biden team moves swiftly to tackle pipeline political peril

The Biden administration swung aggressively into action after a primary gasoline pipeline fell prey to a cyberattack — understanding that the situation posed a possible series of political and economic risks.
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  Emergency program to give eligible people $50 off internet bill

The government is increasing spending on broadband as the pandemic made stark that millions of Americans did not have access to, and could not afford, broadband at a time when jobs, school and health care was moving online.

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LSP: Missing Basile child found safe and unharmed

Gov. Edwards heads to nation’s capital to testify on offshore oil and gas exploration, climate change

  Senator Kennedy voices concern for Pres. Biden’s infrastructure bill

  Gasoline supply in Lake Charles following Colonial Pipeline shutdown

Iowa Police honor fallen officers during National Police Week

Iowa Police honor fallen officers during National Police Week
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  Rising commodities costs hit Americans at home and on road

Many factors are playing into the price hikes: strong demand, understaffed manufacturers and higher shipping costs.

  Amendments made to proposal of new I-10 bridge

  Upcoming hurricane season calls for residents to get prepared

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Better days ahead before more rain returns for most of next week

  Google launches app to preserve Louisiana Creole

Lake Charles man accused of stealing vehicle in Jennings

Mayor Hunter on I-10 bridge, ‘It’s an American problem’

COVID-19 in SWLA: May 12, 2021

  Bess the Book Bus brings hundreds of books to Calcasieu students

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Mother punches, chases would-be car thief down sidewalk

The would-be thief climbed out the passenger’s side door then fled after the mother continued to chase him.

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  Rosepine advances to first-ever title game after beating Mangham, 9-5

The Rosepine Eagles came from behind in their 9-5 semifinal victory over No. 3 Mangham to punch their ticket to the Class 2A state title game.

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  Family remembers Sulphur man killed by dogs

  Louisiana House passes bill proposing to decriminalize marijuana

  Sen. Cassidy speaks on disaster relief assistance

  Career pipeliner says Colonial hack could have been much worse

Retired "pipe-liner" Sonny Mason: "This cyber-attack is bad, it shut it down. They could've done a whole lot worse to that pipeline and those people around it." Reporter: "And when you say that you're alluding to...?" Mason: "Explosions."
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Colonial Pipeline restarts operations days after major hack

The nation’s largest fuel pipeline restarted operations, days after it was forced to shut down by a gang of hackers.

  Local coffee shop finds new home inside Lake Charles Regional Airport

  THE INVESTIGATORS: Agencies misplaced bikes, vacuums, other items according to state records

Police: Investigation nets 9 pounds of synthetic marijuana

Phillips 66 donates $50,000 to Westlake Fire Department

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