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June 23, 2017 - 4:10 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Both of Louisiana's Republican U.S. senators say they're studying the Senate GOP health plan. But advocacy groups seeking to keep the current federal law intact have their focus squarely on one of them, physician Bill Cassidy. Cassidy has indicated he has problems with the...
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June 23, 2017 - 1:52 pm
WWL.com Reporting More Louisiana students are graduating high school than ever before. That’s according to state Education Superintendent John White, who says this year’s graduating class maintained record gains made by the class of 2015. “Nearly 39,000 young people graduated from high school last...
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Chris Miller
June 23, 2017 - 12:59 pm
Rep. Steve Scalise continues to recover at MedStar Washington Hospital. Fox New reports today that Scalise was transferred out of the intensive care unit. Scalise's condition was upgraded to fair Wednesday, one week after he was shot in the hip when a gunman opened fire on him and others as he...
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Chris Miller
June 23, 2017 - 11:43 am
An argument led to one man stabbing another to death in Abita Springs last night, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said today. "Around 8:30 p.m. yesterday evening (June 22, 2017), an argument between two Hispanic men turned deadly after one of the men fatally stabbed the other," said Sheriff...
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June 23, 2017 - 11:25 am
The National Safety Council has launched a vehicle recall campaign to allow motorist to enter in their VIN number to determine if a there has been a manufacturer recall on the vehicle. President and CEO of the National Safety Council Deborah Hersman says Louisiana has the third highest rate of open...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2017, file photo, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu speaks in Washington on race in America and his decision to take down Confederate monuments in his city. Landrieu will take over as president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors as it convenes in Miami Beach, Fla., on Friday, June 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
June 23, 2017 - 10:41 am
Think Washington, D.C., and your statehouse are irredeemable and unproductive? Look to city hall for answers. That's the message from the nation's mayors six months in to Donald Trump's presidency. "We don't have time to argue about ideological positions. We have to find real solutions for problems...
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USA TODAY
June 23, 2017 - 9:42 am
By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor OMAHA, Neb. — Kramer Robertson has heard all the jokes at this point. LSU coach Paul Mainieri, unamused by his bleached-blonde hair, quipped Wednesday that his shortstop must’ve been trying to look like his mother, Kim Mulkey. The internet has been far...
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