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  1. Louisiana tort reform push begins, with passage of bill to zero out jury trial thresholdRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... drop the minimum damages needed to seek a jury trial in Louisiana from $50,000 to zero. State Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, first tried to kill the bill by making a motion to "involuntarily defer" it. But lawmakers voted 6-7 not to support this ...

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  2. Bill to restrict mesothelioma, latent disease cases approved in committee: SnapshotRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... disease mesothelioma, to the parish where the exposure took place. The debate : State Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, raised concerns that the bill would engender a "battle of experts" that will fight over venue based on which asbestos fibers were ...

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  3. Research gardens growing in HammondRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... the plants growing in the garden. The garden is named for nurserywoman Margie Jenkins of Jenkins Farm and Nursery in Amite, La., and features over 70 shrub and tree species. A shade garden at the station is where new varieties of ornamental plants ...

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  4. 11 Louisiana hunters busted targeting turkeys illegally, LDWF saysRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Agents say they busted three of the hunters -- Baylor Blanchard, 21, of Amite, Russel Thompson, 32, of Amite and John Bel, 20, of Arcolo -- hunting turkeys over a baited area in Tangipahoa Parish. Bel was also ...

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  5. Photo provided by Amite Police Chief Jerry Trabona -- Authorities...Read the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... noticed about half of the cash appeared pale and didn't carry the usual watermarks of genuine currency, Trabona said. Amite officers called the U.S. Secret Service on Monday about the counterfeit cash, Trabona said. The Secret Service has ...

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    Mar 25, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... noticed about half of the cash appeared pale and didn't carry the usual watermarks of genuine currency, Trabona said. Amite officers called the U.S. Secret Service on Monday about the counterfeit cash, Trabona said. The Secret Service has ...

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  7. Freeze warning issued for St. Tammany, Mississippi Gulf Coast early WednesdayRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... warning from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. Wednesday for St. Tammany, northern Tangipahoa, and Washington parishes in Louisiana and Amite, Pike, Walthall, Pearl River, Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties in Mississippi. "Unseasonably cold temperatures are ...

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  8. Police find thousands in counterfeit money during murder investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... a million dollars in fake bills. Officials say this is the largest counterfeit operation the department has ever seen. Amite Police Chief Jerry Trabona reports that the counterfeit bills and three high-quality printers were discovered in the home ...

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  9. Amite, LA police find $230,000 in counterfeit cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2014 | 12NewsNow.Com

    A Tangipahoa Parish man is the target of a Secret Service investigation into counterfeit cash after Amite City Police found nearly a quarter of a million dollars.

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  10. Count upholds ruling on taxes for Comite diversionRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | WBRZ

    ... in court. Terry Campbell, a property owner in Central, filed a lawsuit in state court in November 2010 claiming the Amite River Basin Drainage and Water Conservation District, improperly continued to collect money from a 3-mill property tax passed ...

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  11. La. high court upholds ruling on taxes for Comite River Diversion CanalRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... Campbell, a property owner in Central, filed a lawsuit in the 19th Judicial District in November 2010 claiming the Amite River Basin Drainage and Water Conservation District, which covers parts of East Baton Rouge, Livingston and Ascension parishes, ...

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  12. Amite Police find $230,000 in counterfeit cashRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2014 | WBRZ

    A Tangipahoa Parish man is the target of a Secret Service investigation into counterfeit cash after Amite City Police found nearly a quarter of a million dollars.

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  13. Amite woman, 63, remains in jail in shooting death of brotherRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2014 | The Advocate

    Authorities are still investigating a woman's motive in the shooting death of her brother Tuesday outside a home on South Second Street in Amite, Police Chief Jerry Trabona said Friday.

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  14. Police: Bag with cell phones, drugs, tobacco found near jail fence in AmiteRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2014 | The Advocate

    Police are investigating the discovery of a bag full of cellphones and drugs found behind one of the Tangipahoa Parish Jail's fences Tuesday, Amite Police Chief Jerry Trabona said Friday.

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  15. Doing More: Regions 2013 Social Responsibility Report Reflects...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... Not long before that, LaSundra Pitts was given the opportunity to manage a Regions Bank branch in the nearby town of Amite. The two began a business relationship that has helped the school district and its students both financially and academically ...

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  16. Overheard in the Legislature: Best Quotes from the Week of March 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... City, on angry mothers who spoke in favor of a student privacy bill this week. State Rep. John Bel Edwards, R-Amite, to East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Williams Beau Clark regarding a bill that would would give coroners authority to bury, cremate or ...

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  17. Police: Amite woman kills brother, barricades herself in homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A 63-year-old Amite woman shot and killed her brother, then barricaded herself in her home Wednesday, according to Amite Police Chief Jerry Trabona.

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  18. Legislation lets Louisiana coroners donate bodies of paupers to scienceRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... now becomes (the deceased pauper's) family because they've been abandoned," Clark said. Rep. John Bel Edwards, R-Amite, asked Clark if he knew if coroners could consider any religious beliefs of paupers that might indicate a preferred burial method ...

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  19. Amite woman accused of killing brother, surrenders after standoff, Fox 8 reportsRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    WVUE Fox 8 is reporting that a 63-year-old Amite woman shot and killed her brother, then barricaded herself in her home for an hour Wednesday, surrendering only after police used tear gas to flush her out.

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  20. Louisiana legislative battle over Common Core starts WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... a hearing to give them that opportunity." Education committee member and gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, said he is glad the issue of student data sharing is being discussed. However, he expressed concern that putting too many ...

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