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7 hrs ago | KLAX

Lane Closure: Texas Avenue, Northbound

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development , advises the public that beginning Tuesday, September 2, 2014 construction work will require the closure of the northbound lane of Texas Avenue at the Intersection of Texas Avenue and Jackson Street .

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11 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

Von Hatley of Jones Walker Consulting talks Louisiana Economic Development, Part I

Surely, Louisiana has and does engage in economic development as according to business and government leaders, Louisiana now has over 60 billion dollars worth of projects in progress, some of those projects already in fruition.

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17 hrs ago | WBRZ

Real movie drama over tax credits

The fight over production locations could become as dramatic as the films themselves since California is ready to try to keep cameras in Hollywood.

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21 hrs ago | Jenningsdailynews.net

DHH awards $990,000 for Estherwood water system

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' Office of Public Health awarded a $990,000 loan to the Village of Estherwood through the State's Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund Program .

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Advocate

Debate expected on proposed Livingston Parish gravel pit regulations

The council voted 8-0 Thursday night to introduce a trio of ordinances designed to regulate mining operations and guide future land use in the parish.

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Washington Times

Clinics push to block La. abortion regs

Abortion providers went to federal court in Louisiana Thursday to stop a law from going into effect Monday that they say will force them to close their clinics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Abortion, Louisiana, US Governors

BayouBuzz.com

Jindal's Edmonson amendment saga gets a voice, or two

Things appear to be heating up on the issue of the behavior of the upper tier of the Louisiana State Police, though the rank and file appears for the most part to support our efforts to peel back the veneer to expose widespread abuse by those in charge.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Louisiana, Florida, Florida Government

ABC News

Brain-Eating Amoeba

Louisiana officials have cautioned residents to be careful after a deadly brain-eating amoeba was found in a parish water supply.

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Arka News Agency

California State Senate resolution points to legal personality of NKR - Armenian foreign ministry

YEREVAN, August 28. /ARKA/. California State Senate resolution recognizing the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic is very important as it documents the legal personality of NKR, Armenia's deputy foreign minister Shavarsh Kocharyan told reporters on Thursday.

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NOLA.com

MSNBC says Bobby Jindal wants to be the 'wonk' of the 2016 presidential campaign

MSNBC reporter Jane Timm says Gov. Bobby Jindal aims to be the policy wonk of the Republican presidential field in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Louisiana, Tommy Thompson

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Garifuna-Americans prepare to celebrate Garifuna Settlement anniversary

Members of the Garifuna-American and immigrant community in the United States are preparing for the month long celebration known as National Garifuna Settlement, Education and Awareness Month from November 12 to December 12. Garifuna Settlement is the celebration of the arrival of the Garifuna to Belize, Honduras and Nicaragua in November starting ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Al Green, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sheila Jackson-Lee, Luis Gutierrez, Texas Government, Texas, Louisiana, California

The Times-Picayune

Louisiana school voucher program makes C on Center for Education Reform report card; state bristles

Louisiana's high-profile school voucher program made a C on a national report card Wednesday, ranking seventh among 15 states.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Louisiana, Republican, US House of Representatives, Education, School Vouchers, US Governors

The Miami Herald

State: BR General will get money to keep ER open

Louisiana's health department says it has found money to keep Baton Rouge General Hospital's Mid-City emergency room open.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Advocate

Inside Report: While waters recede, other features form

Louisiana is no stranger to seeing landmarks in its coastal zone disappearing. Boat global positioning systems regularly show pilots the land they're driving over.

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The News-Star

GOHSEP watching weather disturbance in Gulf

GOHSEP watching weather disturbance in Gulf GOSHEP is keeping watch on storms brewing in the northern Gulf of Mexico Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1pdSQXA The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is keeping watch on storms brewing in the northern Gulf of Mexico, south of the Louisiana coast.

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The Times

State officials watching disturbance in Gulf

State officials watching disturbance in Gulf State officials are watching storms in the northern Gulf of Mexico.

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NOLA.com

Louisiana ranks 40th for women's equality, study shows

WalletHub's analysis of 2014's Best and Worst States for Women's Equality showed Louisiana tied with Nebraska ranking 40th overall women's equality and 49th for the largest pay gap.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The News-Star

ULM soil-plant lab has new name, expanded servicesULM soil-plant lab...

ULM soil-plant lab has new name, expanded services ULM's Soil-Plant Analysis Laboratory is now the Environmental Analysis Laboratory.

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NOLA.com

Boil water advisory issued for Bedico Creek subdivision in St. Tammany Parish

A boil water advisory has been issued for the Bedico Creek subdivision in St. Tammany Parish .

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Advocate

Our Views: Solid facts in dispute

Medicaid is complex, because private insurers paid by the program provide health coverage for more than 890,000 people in Louisiana.

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Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law, Health, Medicaid, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Louisiana, US Governors

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