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November 15, 2016 - 2:23 am
The quarrel between Governor John Bel Edwards and Attorney General Jeff Landry continues, as the governor is asking a Baton Rouge court to define Landry’s role in state government. Publisher of LaPolitics.com, Jeremy Alford, says Landry has interpreted his role to be much further reaching than his...
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November 15, 2016 - 1:01 am
The State of Louisiana is letting TOPS recipients know that budget cuts mean the scholarship program designed to retain the smartest students is broke. Officials are trying to help secure loans and other financial aid to fund the thousands of dollars each student now must pay. Louisiana college...
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November 15, 2016 - 12:33 am
Today we find out the new name for the New Orleans Zephyrs -- formerly the Zephyrs, at any rate. The Red Eyes, the Po' Boys, the Baby Cakes, the Crawfish, the Tailgators, the King Cakes and the Night Owls: fans have been casting their votes on these and other names that will replace the Zephyrs,...
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November 14, 2016 - 11:18 am
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' chief budget adviser will unveil the administration's proposal for closing a $315 million deficit to lawmakers on Friday. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne will outline the recommendations to the joint House and Senate budget committee, seeking to close a...
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November 14, 2016 - 8:13 am
Gov. John Bel Edwards, highway officials and law enforcement agencies are promoting Louisiana's "move over'' law. The law requires motorists to change lanes, if possible, when approaching emergency or police vehicles on the shoulder of a highway, or to at least slow down. The law is aimed at...
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November 14, 2016 - 6:42 am
A 23-year-man accused of fatally stabbing a 21-year-old manager during a robbery at a Kenner restaurant has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder. It's reported that Joshua Every, of LaPlace, also pleaded not guilty Monday to armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery and three other...
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November 14, 2016 - 6:31 am
As President elect Donald Trump continues to build his White House team, political experts are already noticing some softening on key issues from the Trump campaign. University of Louisiana political professor and analyst Dr. Ryan Teten says the issue bound to be very popular for President Trump...
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November 14, 2016 - 4:16 am
Louisiana's wildlife and fisheries secretary says he's ordered a "complete internal review" of his agency's operations. The move comes after auditors found questionable spending, missing state-owned property and shoddy management of finances in the past leadership of the department. Charlie...
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November 14, 2016 - 3:48 am
Congress will reconvene today now that the election is over, which means Louisiana’s congressional delegation will resume their efforts to get more federal funds appropriated for flood recovery. Baton Rouge Congressman Garrett Graves says right now the state still needs to come up with a plan for...
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