Powerful earthquakes in Japan leave at least 62 dead

At least 62 people are dead and over 200 injured across Japan after two intensely powerful earthquakes struck the same northeastern coastal area Wednesday night and Thursday morning, triggering landslides and building collapses while sending terrified residents fleeing into winter darkness. The first 7.4 magnitude temblor violently shook Japan’s main island of Honshu around 10:40pm … Read more

Alabama Finalizes Loaded 2024 Football Slate Featuring Big Matchups

Tuscaloosa, AL – The University of Alabama Crimson Tide have officially completed scheduling opponents for the highly anticipated 2024 football season, featuring heavyweight home showdowns against perennial powers Notre Dame, Oklahoma, and rival Auburn in prime showcase opportunities for coach Nick Saban’s perpetually top-ranked program to shine under an expected bright championship spotlight yet again. … Read more

Travis Kelce & Taylor Swift Now Have $850 Chiefs Jackets

Kansas City, MO – Kansas City Chiefs tight end and likely NFL MVP Travis Kelce made headlines this week for more than his historic 3-touchdown performance helping dominate the Jacksonville Jaguars in Saturday’s playoff victory. Celebrating post-game in the locker room, Kelce unknowingly attracted viral attention by awkwardly name-dropping megastar Taylor Swift during an interview … Read more

Phoenix Suns doomed by slow start in loss to Clippers

PHOENIX – Still stinging after an embarrassing 37-point blowout loss to the lowly Detroit Pistons just two night earlier, the first place Phoenix Suns hoped returning home to host the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday would help stop disappointing play plaguing the normally secure contenders for three straight defeats. But erupting out flat again by … Read more

Pacers Erupt for 50 Points in Third Quarter to Shock Bucks 142-130

INDIANAPOLIS – After a back-and-forth first half saw the Indiana Pacers keep pace early before Milwaukee surged ahead by double digits right before intermission, most expected the defending champion Bucks led by two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo’s 40 halftime points to pull away after the break. But instead, an explosive record-setting 50 point Pacers third quarter … Read more

Las Vegas Judge attacked in Court during sentencing

LAS VEGAS – A routine sentencing hearing for an assault conviction turned violent Thursday when the defendant unexpectedly leaped from his seat in the Las Vegas Justice Court and assaulted Justice of Peace Melanie Andress-Tobiasson on the bench, leaving the judge bloodied and with a head injury before deputies tackled the assailant. Officials confirmed the … Read more

Dry January Health Benefits: Weight Loss, Better Sleep, More Energy

As the indulgence of the holiday season fades, many embark on the Dry January challenge – going alcohol-free for the first month of the new year. Beyond supporting sobriety, research shows Dry January offers science-backed health benefits ranging from improved sleep to weight loss to better concentration. “Even brief periods of alcohol abstinence can make … Read more

What is LaSRS in Louisiana?

Understanding the Louisiana State Retirement Systems (LaSRS) LaSRS stands for the Louisiana State Retirement Systems, which manages pension and benefit programs for state employees, teachers and other public servants across Louisiana. Created by the state legislature in 1946, LaSRS administers billions in retirement funds and payments for thousands of members annually. Let’s explore LaSRS and … Read more

How do I reset my password on Lasrs?

Resetting Your LaSRS Password If you have forgotten your login password for the Louisiana State Retirement System member portal, you can easily reset it through the “Forgot Password” link on the main login page. To initiate a password reset, click the Forgot Password button and enter either your registered username, email address, or social security … Read more