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June 19, 2017 - 10:14 am
(AP) Liberal groups resistant to Republican policies say they have no plans to change their tactics or approach after a gunman apparently driven by his hatred of President Donald Trump opened fire at a GOP baseball practice, grievously injuring a House Republican leader and several others. Within...
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Don Ames
June 19, 2017 - 8:44 am
Hollywood South is welcoming a totally new film and movie-making campus to town. Starlight Studios celebrates the grand opening of the first phase of a $28 million project in New Orleans East today. Phase One encompasses a 12-acre campus including two sound stages totaling 44,000 SF, office space...
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Cops on the Northshore say one man is dead, and another is under arrest in Slidell. "The Slidell Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Sunday night in the Hermadel Estates neighborhood located off of West Hall Avenue," Public Information Officer Chad Olivier said in a news...
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June 19, 2017 - 7:36 am
(AP) The congressman grievously wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice is delivering a Father's Day message through his Twitter account. The message from congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana on Sunday says: "Steve's greatest joy is being a father to Madison and...
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Jim Hanzo
June 18, 2017 - 7:29 pm
NOPD is investigating a shooting that occurred earlier today on I-10 East and North Claiborne Ave. The male victim was taken to West Jeff Hospital by a private vehicle. It is believed his injuries are not life threatening. All lanes are open agian on I-10 East at Orleans Avenue after an earlier...
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June 18, 2017 - 2:38 pm
WWL.com Reporting Legislators struggled to approve a budget this year and the state’s financial woes will only look worse next year. That’s because one-point-two billion dollars in temporary taxes will expire in July 2018. Publisher of Lapolitics.com, Jeremy Alford, says state lawmakers face more...
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June 18, 2017 - 1:49 pm
WWL.com/AP Reporting A tropical system near the Yucatan appears to be getting better developed. The system is expected to stay weak...a tropical depression or storm. That's due, in part,to dry air across the Gulf as well as shearing winds. But, it's uncertain where it will go. One model takes the...
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June 18, 2017 - 12:39 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana law enforcement officials say they arrested 51 people on child exploitation charges this spring as part of an annual nationwide crackdown. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced the results of Operation Broken Heart IV during a news conference. Landry...
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