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1 hr ago | World Magazine

Louisiana abortionists can practice without hospital support, for now

A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of a Louisiana law that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

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Related Topix: Louisiana Government, Abortion, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

2 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

Jindal blasts Alford's "myth" column about governor's healthcare reforms

On Tuesday afternoon, Governor Jindal's office sent out this email to "set the record straight" regarding a column in the Times Picayune and elsewhere, written by Jeremy Alford on the issue of healthcare reform.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Louisiana Government

3 hrs ago | Daily World

Louisiana GOP files complaint against Landrieu

Louisiana GOP files complaint against Landrieu State Republicans claim senator used public money to pay for campaign-related flights Check out this story on dailyworld.com: http://www.dailyworld.com/story/news/state/2014/09/02/louisiana-gop-files-complaint-landrieu/14985049/ The Louisiana Republican Party asked the Senate ethics committee on ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Barbara Boxer

3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Will new GOP attack ad doom Sen. Mary Landrieu?

Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana is flanked by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota at a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 3, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

8 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

Louisiana Seafood Festival announces music lineup and details

The Louisiana Seafood Festival 's growth has taken it from the French Quarter to the larger festival grounds space at City Park.

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Related Topix: Seafood, Life, Food, Food Festival, New Orleans, LA

10 hrs ago | Daily World

Sanctions against Venezuela are needed as a matter of human...

Thousands of innocent Venezuelans have been jailed, injured or killed for protesting a failed regime plagued by unprecedented scarcity of food and basic goods, widespread crime and high murder rates, and limited economic opportunities.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana Government, Opinion

14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'Sons of Guns' star charged with raping his 12-year-old daughter

On August 27, Will Hayden , star of the Discovery Channel's "Son's of Guns" reality series, was charged with aggravated child rape .

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Sons of Guns, Television

17 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

The century tree and the blooming Bush

At the University of Michigan, a remarkable 80-year-old American agave plant -a so-called "century plant"--bloomed for the first and last time this summer.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Former Suffolk man dies from a single gunshot

New details have emerged about the murder of a former Bury St Edmunds dance teacher in the US, and suicide bid of his apparent killer.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England,

The News-Star

Our view: Let's support Miss LouisianaOur view: Let's support Miss...

Our view: Let's support Miss Louisiana Lacey Sanchez will represent Louisiana at the Miss America pageant.

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Related Topix: Monroe, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, Moore Health and Fitness, Health Club, Opinion

KXLY-TV Spokane

Louisiana police arrest man in Montana killing

Shreveport police say a two-day manhunt has brought the arrest of a 27-year-old man accused in Montana of killing a homeless man.

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Examiner.com

Lake Charles, the un-New Orleans Louisiana

Say " Louisiana " and New Orleans immediately comes to mind; The Big Easy, the French Quarter, Hurricane Katrina and the obnoxious Mayor Ray Negin.

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Related Topix: Louisiana Government, New Orleans, LA, Pop/Rock, The Big Easy

Fox News

Landrieu faces legal challenge to Louisiana residency

Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu, in a tough re-election bid, is facing mounting legal challenges to her residency status, including a lawsuit filed this weekend by a former Republican challenger.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bill Cassidy, 2012 Presidential Election, Ron Paul

The Advocate

Our Views: Looking up in Louisiana

It's Labor Day, and we hope that the hardworking folks of Louisiana are enjoying their well-earned holiday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, New Orleans, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, Opinion

National Public Radio

Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Louisiana Abortion Law

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Medicine, us Travel, Travel

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Town Talk

Funding for Louisiana highways shrinkingFunding for Louisiana...

Funding for Louisiana highways shrinking Funding for Louisiana highways shrinking Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/08/31/funding-louisiana-highways-shrinking/14916879/ Louisiana drivers pay 20 cents in taxes for every gallon of gasoline and diesel they purchase, but funding for construction ... (more)

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Related Topix: Louisiana Government, Robert, LA, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Pierre Part, LA

The Advocate

Louisiana campuses see food trucks

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- Taco Churro's, a new food truck on LSU's campus, is set up near the Cox Communications Academic Center on Thursday, August 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Dining, Baton Rouge, LA, Tulane University

The Daily Advertiser

Engagement: Cecily Feerick & Joshua Istre

Syndi Prudhomme of Lafayette, Louisiana is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Cecily Elise Feerick to Joshua Marti Istre, son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry P. Istre of Crowley, Louisiana.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, LA, Wedding, Crowley, LA, Grand Coteau, LA

Detroit News

Column: A New Orleans model for Detroit?

Former Louisiana Superintendent Paul Pastorek, pictured here at a 2008 groundbreaking ceremony for Langston Hughes Elementary in New Orleans, has spent significant time in Michigan this summer evaluating education in Detroit and across the state.

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Related Topix: Louisiana Government, Michigan, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Opinion

The Independent

Scott Rogers: Us TV host and British dance teacher shot dead by son-in-law

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England,

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