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  1. Restoring LA's coast likely to challenge next governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... BP. Four of the major gubernatorial candidates recently spoke about how they would meet that challenge, if elected. Amite Representative John Bel Edwards says, as governor, he would make sure that coastal restoration money is only spent on coastal ...

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  2. Severe thunderstorm warning for St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Livingston parishes untilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Times-Picayune

    ... radar had also spotted a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph near Roseland and Amite, moving east at 50 mph. A second severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 5:30 p.m. Sunday for the area marked on this ...

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  3. Russel Honore is not running for governor of LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | NOLA.com

    ... denne and Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle, as well as Democrat John Bel Edwards, a state representative from Amite.

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  4. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Advocate

    ... have gotten in on the act, noting that winners can be subject to hefty tax bills. Edwards, a state representative from Amite, faces Republicans David Vitter, Scott Angelle and Jay Dardenne in the Oct. 24 election. A Nov. 21 runoff will be held, if ...

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  5. Storms Diminishing As They Move SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... OVER TOWARDS BATON ROUGE. IT IS MOVING TO THE EAST SOUTHEAST, JUST BEGINNING TO MOVE INTO TANGIPAHOA PARISH. IT IS IN AMITE , TOYS MACOMB. IT CAUSED A VERY HEAVY RAIN EARLIER, BUT NOW IT IS NOT AS INTENSE. ABOUT 100 STRIPES OF LIGHTNING TOWARDS AND ...

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  6. Democrat running for governor disses education chief John WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana Education Superintendent John White might want to stick around for another term, but at least one candidate running for governor has no interest in keeping him. Democratic contender John Bel Edwards, a state representative from Amite, said if he's elected governor in the fall he won't let White keep the job.

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  7. Vitter chickens out? Jon Stewart rips; Jindal's introductory videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... ** Monday, July 6 1:00 p.m. Launch #PutLouisianaFirst Tour Claire's on Mulberry Street 114 West Mulberry Streeta Amite, LA 70422 5:00 p.m. Delgado Community College Sidney Collier Campus 3727 Louisa Street New Orleans, LA 70126 Tuesday, July 7 7:30 ...

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  8. Teen killed when tractor rolls off St. Helena Parish bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Sheriff's deputies say an Amite teen died after his tractor rolled off a wooden bridge and landed atop him in a ditch.

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  9. Teen killed when tractor rolls off St. Helena Parish bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Sheriff's deputies say an Amite teen died after his tractor rolled off a wooden bridge and landed atop him in a ditch.

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  10. It's time for the governor's candidates to get specific: Robert MannRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | NOLA.com

    ... however, Angelle's campaign manager told me those wouldn't come until his boss is governor. Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, provides more detail than Angelle or Dardenne on his website , but only about education, health care and the military. ...

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  11. Police believe man shot and killed neighbor in ongoing disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Amite Police Department reported Jermaine Williams, 39, of Roseland, is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Joshua Lee, 27. Williams is also charged with attempted second-degree murder for allegedly shooting at Lee's girlfriend. Authorities said the shooting happened outside a vacant building on LA 51 near the Dollar General in Amite around 3 p.m. According to police, Lee was working in the building while Williams was at the store next to it.

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  12. Suspect arrested in fatal Amite shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Police arrested an alleged shooter for killing a man near the Dollar General in Amite around 3 p.m. Wednesday. 39-year-old Jermaine Williams, of Roseland, was arrested at the scene.

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  13. A winner in Louisiana's state budget: K-12 educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | NOLA.com

    ... more." So he was "not real happy" the Legislature added a $36 million line item sponsored by Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, that essentially mimicked the MFP. It gave school districts the 1.375 percent increase and the Course Choice money. The ...

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  14. In session of budget woes public schools show gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | The Advocate

    ... Minimum Foundation Program, or MFP. Separate legislation, House Concurrent Resolution 231 by Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, cleared the House and Senate in a bid to do the same this time. Scott Richard, executive director of the Louisiana School ...

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  15. LSP: Car accident near Amite, claims life of elderly womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal accident that took the life of an 80-year-old Kentwood woman. The accident occurred Sunday shortly after 11:00 am, on LA 1061 near the intersection of LA 1054.

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  16. Audit calls for City of Carencro to raise water and sewer ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... at 3 p.m. the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a possible drowning in the Watson area near the Upper Amite River.Reports say Ketni Thomas, 32, of Opelousas was tubing in the river and swam upstream to assist a younger tuber. Thomas ...

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  17. Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... at 3 p.m. the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a possible drowning in the Watson area near the Upper Amite River.Reports say Ketni Thomas, 32, of Opelousas was tubing in the river and swam upstream to assist a younger tuber. Thomas ...

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  18. Opelousas man dead in tubing accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Authorities say a 34 yo Opelousas man drowned in a tubing accident at the Upper Amite in the Watson area of Livingston Parish.

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  19. Gov. Jindal pleased with session resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... year in order to start fixing the structural problems that we didn't fix this time," said Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite. It was also in the House where the controversial SAVE credit almost met its end. The credit was key part of Jindal approving ...

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  20. Louisiana House of Representatives passes budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... fee than risk major cuts to the state's public colleges and universities, but his colleague Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, says bring on a veto session. "If the governor does that, he does it. That's his prerogative. Our prerogative if we ...

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