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Thursday Apr 17 | Lucianne.com

Landrieu faces her toughestpolitical storm to stay in Senate

Washington -- Louisiana Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu is in the middle of a storm.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily World

Art and antique shopping abound

This is going to be a busy weekend for people who love antiques or art. The Corridor des Arts in Sunset, Grand Coteau, Arnaudville and beyond and the Semi-Annual Antique Fair and Yard Sale at the Old Schoolhouse Antique Mall in Washington begin Saturday and continue through Sunday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Times

Lawmakers: Vance McAllister must answer to constituents for conduct with staffer

WASHINGTON -- Louisiana lawmakers say Republican Rep. Vance McAllister must decide for himself what's best for his family and his constituents as he grapples with a scandal that has put him in the national spotlight.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

In brief: Four Smart cars flipped over in San Francisco - Tue, 08 Apr 2014 PST

Police said they didn't know whether the attacks were a prank or another episode in escalating tensions among some residents who blame the tech industry for rising rents and cost of living.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Daily World

Marshal roundup nets 16 court no-shows

For the second time in as many weeks, deputies with the Opelousas Marshal's Office conducted a roundup to bring to justice people who had failed to appear in court.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Town Talk

Louisiana Gov. Jindal offers option to 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a possible 2016 presidential contender, on Wednesday unveiled his plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, saying Republicans must come up with specific alternatives to win over voters.

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Hattiesburg American

Jindal: GOP needs 'Obamacare' alternative

WASHINGTON -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is offering an alternative to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, saying states should play a greater role in containing health care costs.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Single vehicle crash claims life of Washington man

A single vehicle crash in St. Landry Parish has claimed the life of a Washington man.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Times

Fast times in Washington, La.

Louisiana legislators are railing against Washington, but it's neither Congress nor the president that's drawing their ire.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

KATC-TV Lafayette

St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report

Daniel Fontenot, age 26, 112 Mahone Loop, Lafayette, LA, driving while intoxicated - 4th offense, careless operation, failure to report accident, operating a motor vehicle while under suspension, no inspection sticker, failure to change address on driver's license, interfering with the duties of state police, examination of applicants required: ... (more)

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Southern hosting "Quality Education" symposium

Southern University along with the Southern University Law Center and others are hosting a symposium on "Quality Education as a Constitutional Right and the Role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities " on March 26 and March 27. The symposium will be held in A.A. Lenoir Hall and the Royal Cotillion ballroom in the Smith-Brown Memorial ... (more)

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Clean Energy Authority

Rooftop solar winning battles with utilities

The rooftop solar industry has had a triumphant couple of weeks in its defensive battles with utility companies over net metering policies.

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Daily World

Man charged with animal cruelty

Authorities have charged a Washington-area man with animal cruelty after he allegedly killed a horse by dragging it and throwing it into a ditch.

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