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May 29, 2017 - 8:52 pm
By Jeff Palermo LSU will begin NCAA Regional play on Friday at Alex Box Stadium by hosting SWAC Tournament champion Texas Southern. Southeastern Louisiana and Rice are also coming to Baton Rouge. If LSU wins the BR Regional they’ll face the winner of Hattiesburg Regional, which features Southern...
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Kimberly Edwards
Chris Miller
May 29, 2017 - 5:24 pm
The Bayou Country Superfest drew a crowd of about 60,000 to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome over the weekend. Fans came to see the likes of Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Brooks and Dunn and Hank Williams, Jr. The country music concert series was held in New Orleans for the first time, due to...
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May 29, 2017 - 3:44 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- U.S. Coast Guard officials say a tug boat has sunk off the coast of Louisiana and a crewmember is missing. The Coast Guard Sector New Orleans says in a statement that it received a report around 5 a.m. Monday that the tug vessel Crosby Commander was taking on water. Three of the...
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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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