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May 29, 2017 - 2:50 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration has presented to senators a grim picture of the fallout from the House-proposed version of next year's budget, with the governor threatening a veto if anything resembling the spending plan reaches his desk. Over dozens of hours of...
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May 29, 2017 - 2:12 pm
(AP) - Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is urging Louisiana residents to do an "insurance checkup" ahead of next week's start of hurricane season. He says people should talk to their insurance agents to make sure they know what their named-storm and hurricane deductibles are in their homeowner...
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David Blake
May 29, 2017 - 12:59 pm
On this Memorial Day, a number of ceremonies were held across Louisiana, including a tribute at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans and Governor John Bel Edwards honored soldiers at a cemetery for veterans in Slidell. As many Americans are grilling outside with friends and family, it’s...
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Jim Hanzo
May 29, 2017 - 10:23 am
State Police say a pedestrian was killed as he was attempting to cross Interstate 10 near Gause Boulevard, Sunday evening. Shortly before 7:00 PM on Sunday May 28, 2017, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a fatal crash on Interstate 10 East near Gause Blvd. The crash claimed...
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Don Ames
May 29, 2017 - 9:15 am
The Bourbon Street improvement project now underway is not improving business for French Quarter merchants, just yet. A number of Bourbon Street businesses have been suffering ill effects from the street's reconstruction project. The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau is trying to help ease...
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May 29, 2017 - 5:59 am
It’s possible we could see another special session start 30 minutes after the current regular session ends on June 8th. That’s according to Jeremy Alford of LaPolitics.com who says the potential need for a fourth special session during Governor Edwards term is because the current fiscal session has...
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Jim Hanzo
May 28, 2017 - 8:10 pm
The skydiving instructor who died during a jump with a trainee, has been identified by the coroner's office as 53-year-old Benjamin Leroy Crowell, from Theodore, Alabama. Crowell died after losing consciousness during a tandem jump Sunday morning. Crowell was performing a tandem jump with a trainee...
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