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  1. Louisiana lawmakers agreed Monday to finance about $600 million in interstate projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana lawmakers agreed Monday to finance about $600 million in interstate projects aimed at alleviating traffic snarls and boosting economic development, by borrowing against future federal highway dollars. The joint House and Senate budget committee agreed without objection to the plan pushed by Gov. John Bel Edwards.

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  2. Louisianans bank breast milk for ill infantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana has the second-highest rate of premature births in the country, with only Mississippi at a higher rate, according to 2017 statistics from the March of Dimes. Louisiana's preterm birth rate is 12.6 percent.

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  3. Victim shoots 18-year-old trying to rob him, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Ke'irie Grayer was shot and killed while trying to rob a 25-year-old man at gunpoint. Investigators said it happened at a convenience store on North Acadian Thruway near Winbourne Avenue around 10:15 p.m. They added Grayer asked the man for money, but when the man gave him some change, Grayer reportedly said that wasn't enough and pulled out a gun.

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  4. The Latest: Lawyer for fired Louisiana officer plans appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    An attorney for a fired Louisiana police officer who fatally shot a black man during a struggle outside a convenience store says he plans to appeal his client's termination to a civil service board. Attorney John McLindon represents Blane Salamoni, who was fired Friday from the Baton Rouge Police Department.

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  5. Officers involved in Alton Sterling shooting will learn fate on police force FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The two Baton Rouge officers who were involved in the shooting death of Alton Sterling shooting will learn Friday if they can return to the police force. Tuesday, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced that the state would not bring charges against officers Blaine Salamoni and Howie Lake II.

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  6. Louisiana schools could be required to display 'In God We Trust'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A bill unanimously advanced through the Senate Education Committee Thursday that would require each public school in Louisiana to display the national motto "In God We Trust." The bill, introduced by Sen. Regina Barrow, D-Baton Rouge, would require each school district to display the national motto in each school by the 2019-20 school year.

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  7. Baton Rouge Zoo loses accreditation; inspectors cite animal escapes, outdated facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Baton Rouge Zoo has lost its 40-year old accreditation from the national Association of Zoos and Aquariums, an honor that zoo officials have touted in the past to defend their history of maintaining the zoo and providing quality care for the animals. According to a report in The Advocate, the announcement Monday comes on the heels of a vote last week to keep the Baton Rouge Zoo at Greenwood Park in north Baton Rouge.

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  8. Tensions continue to flare at the La. capitol weeks after special session meltdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Less than three weeks after the regular session collapsed, the tensions that fueled its collapse are popping up again at the Louisiana state capitol. On Thursday, the latest flare-up happened in Senate committee.

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  9. The fight to deal with students being denied school mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    As the Louisiana Regular Legislative Session gets underway, there are a number of House Bills capturing attention. One in particular focuses on school lunch programs and a student's inability to pay.

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  10. Driver jumps off Miss. River Bridge after high speed chase through Livingston ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A driver has jumped off the Mississippi River Bridge after leading police on a high speed chase across parish lines Monday night in Baton Rouge.

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  11. Medical marijuana pharmacies set to open throughout Louisiana, possibly within monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Local business people, doctors and pharmacists from throughout the state, many of whom have partnered with out-of-state marijuana industry consultants and experts, have lined up to get 10 exclusive medical marijuana pharmacy permits to be issued by the state's pharmacy board. Pharmacies throughout Louisiana could open in the coming months if the state Board of Pharmacy hands out licenses at its upcoming March meeting, according to The Advocate.

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  12. UL Lafayette men's basketball to face LSU in NITRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    BATON ROUGE Under first-year head coach Will Wade , the LSU men's basketball team is back in postseason play as LSU will face Louisiana-Lafayette in the opening round of the 2018 National Invitation Tournament. The game will tip at 6 p.m. CT on Wednesday, March 14, at the Maravich Center in Baton Rouge.

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  13. Woman booked into jail for sneaking into LSU graduation, snatching someone else's diplomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    UPDATE: A 22-year-old woman was booked into jail this week, nearly four months after LSU officials said she managed to sneak her way into one of LSU's graduation ceremonies and take someone else's diploma, WBRZ TV is reporting. Bianca White was accused of inserting herself into the December 2017 ceremony alongside real LSU graduates and was able to walk across the stage inside the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

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  14. LPPS looking to become more transparent with its spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The website would give details all of the school boards expenditures. Justin Centanni, an LPSS school board member says this site would be a public way to document spending and keep taxpayers informed.

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  15. Cajuns' Frank Bartley named to USBWA All-District TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ST. LOUIS Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball player Frank Bartley was one of 12 players from Division I schools in the states of Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas named on Tuesday to the 2017-18 Men's All-District VII Team as the U.S. Basketball Writers Association released its All-District Teams, based on voting from its national membership of 900-plus. Bartley, a native of Baton Rouge and former Christian Life Academy graduate, was the lone Sun Belt Conference product selected one of nine All-District teams nationally and was the fourth Ragin' Cajun named to the list since 2003-04.

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  16. 75 percent of young Louisianians don't qualify for military service, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Seventy-five percent of all young adults in Louisiana between the ages of 17 and 24 do not qualify for military service, primarily because of educational shortcomings, obesity , and a record of crime or drug abuse, according a report released by retired military leaders. The study also concluded the nation is at risk of having an even smaller recruiting pool in the future without improvements to the child care system.

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  17. First woman to be inducted into Louisiana agriculture hall of fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Margie Jenkins, an expert on cultivating landscaping plants, is among the 2018 inductees into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction. The hall honors people who have made significant contributions to the state's agriculture community.

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  18. Poll: Gov. Edwards is popular, but could face a tight 2019 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana voters view Gov. John Bel Edwards favorably, though he could face a tight race for re-election, a poll released Thursday finds. Mason Dixon Polling and Research, a Florida-based firm, shows Edwards with a 55 percent approval rating statewide, while 31 percent disapprove.

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  19. Actor Tom Hanks dines in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Actor Tom Hanks enjoyed dinner at a popular Baton Rouge restaurant Monday night, to the delight of many locals who got a chance to see the beloved actor. "It's just a fantastic honor," said executive director for the USS Kidd, David Beard.

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  20. Louisiana native and TV Judge Faith Jenkins leads African American History Parade in LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The parade started at 2 Sunday afternoon and rolled through the streets of North Lafayette and concluded at True Vine Ministries Church. KLFY News Videographer Logan Fusilier captured the sights as sounds as Louisiana native and TV judge Faith Jenkins led the parade as this year's grand marshal.

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