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September 21, 2017 - 4:16 pm
(AP) _ Louisiana's House speaker wants to use the lion's share of a $100 million-plus state surplus expected from the last budget year to repay the ``rainy day'' fund, which was used during the year to pay agency expenses. Lawmakers took $99 million from the fund, rather than make deep cuts, to...
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September 21, 2017 - 9:56 am
(AP) _ Cops in New Orleans say a woman's body has been found wrapped in garbage bags. It's reported that the unidentified woman's body was found in on Sept. 19 around 5 p.m. New Orleans police spokesman Aaron Looney says detectives found the body in the grass near the corner of Chef Menteur Highway...
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Chris Miller
September 21, 2017 - 9:01 am
There was certainly no lack of topics for a mayoral forum in Lakeview Wednesday night. Just hours after the city of New Orleans had to issue a precautionary boil water notice, six candidates met for the debate sponsored by the Lake Area Advisory Council and the New Orleans Advocate. Candidates were...
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