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March 29, 2017 - 18:03 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Gov. John Bel Edwards lost his effort to delay submission of Louisiana's plan to redesign state education policies for public schools. The Board of Elementary and Education voted 7-4 Wednesday to send the outline to federal officials in April. They sided with Superintendent...
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Chris Miller
March 29, 2017 - 18:03 pm
A U.S. Marshal's task force today arrested 29-year-old Bernest "Tubby" Johnson, who is wanted on charges of attempted murder and other charges in Kenner. "Johnson was located at a girlfriend’s apartment,located at 700 N. Elm Street, apartment C, in Metairie," said Kenner Police spokesman Lt. Brian...
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March 29, 2017 - 15:03 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Gov. John Bel Edwards is pushing significant changes that would shift more of the state tax burden to businesses, lessen sales taxes and raise hundreds of millions for next year's budget. The tax package unveiled Wednesday would replace $1.3 million in temporary taxes set...
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Chris Miller
March 29, 2017 - 14:03 pm
Follow @ChrisMillerWWL Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Department officials are reminding drivers to lock their doors. Burglary detectives are investigating a number of vehicle break-ins. Col. John Fortunato with the sheriff's office says the burglaries "occurred throughout the Metairie area beginning...
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March 29, 2017 - 13:03 pm
WWL.com reporting St. Tammany District Attorney Warren Montgomery wants bond revoked or at least raised for Olivia Matte, the suspect in a deadly crash on the Causeway bridge last week, WWL-TV reports. Police arrested Matte, 27, on suspicion of DWI and vehicular homicide after the Thursday morning...
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Dave Cohen
March 29, 2017 - 12:03 pm
After more unusually warm weather, some strong storms are on the horizon for Southeast Louisiana. "We will have another warm day with some record highs possible," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum forecasts. "Highs will be in the mid 80s. The record high for today is 83° set back in 2012, and we...
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