Louisiana became part of the United States with the Louisiana Purchase and became the 18th state in 1812. New Orleans and the Port of South Louisiana are main ports located near the Mississippi River delta. Seafood is an important industry with the harvest of shrimp, oysters, crab, and fish. Oil and gas are drilled in the delta area.
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Learn about urban, suburban, and rural real estate markets in Louisiana. Real estate agents, buyers, and sellers will appreciate the Louisiana real estate resources on this page.
This Louisiana map page includes a detailed, scalable road map of Louisiana, as well as Interstate highway information, scenic road highlights, and state transportation links.
Mississippi is the 31st largest USA state, bordered by Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and the Gulf of Mexico. Visit this site to learn more about Mississippi and find printable maps of the state.
A hate crime charge has been dropped against a federal agent shot last year after police say he pointed a laser-sighted gun in the direction of a uniformed Louisiana State Police trooper
ABC News. Sat, 25 May 2019 15:54:27 -0400.
Isaac Toups was born in Cajun country to a food-loving family that's lived in Louisiana for more than 300 years. From barbecues and fish frys to shrimp and crawfish boils, his early years were filled with flavor. ...
CBS News. Sat, 25 May 2019 09:33:18 -0400.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana House has unanimously agreed to boost the amount the state pays parish sheriffs for housing state inmates in local jails, an increase that would eventually cost $30 million per year. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 23 May 2019 05:08:56 -0400.
A power company headquartered in Ohio has completed an agreement to pay for potential pollution by reforesting wetlands for a national wildlife refuge in Louisiana
ABC News. Wed, 22 May 2019 13:14:27 -0400.