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  1. John Bel Edwards meets with Donald Trump on Louisiana flood recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | NOLA.com

    President-elect Donald Trump and Gov. John Bel Edwards met briefly on Friday to talk about Louisiana's flood recovery. Gov. John Bel Edwards took the opportunity to meet with Donald Trump privately about Louisiana flood relief during the president-elect's visit to Baton Rouge on Friday .

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  2. What's on my ballot? Where do I vote? Guide to the 2016 Louisiana runoff electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Polls will open at 7 a.m. Saturday across the state as Louisiana voters decide the final U.S. Senate race of the 2016 election cycle, two congressional seats, mayoral races in Kenner and Baton Rouge, and several local races and tax issues. Polling places will remain open until 8 p.m. If you are still in line at that time, you will be allowed to vote.

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  3. St. Bernard Sheriff lands spot on state highway safety commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Sheriff James Pohlmann has been appointed to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, representing the 1st Congressional District, by Gov. John Bel Edwards. "I want to be involved in overseeing programs which promote safety on the state highway systems,'' Sheriff Pohlmann said.

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  4. Freezing temperatures return to North Shore, River Parishes, Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Temperatures below freezing are expected on the North Shore, and in the River Parishes and Baton Rouge on Friday night, a degree or two lower than overnight Thursday. Temperatures will drop below freezing on the North Shore , in the River Parishes and in the Baton Rouge area Thursday night , and to only 40 degrees in New Orleans , according forecasters with the Slidell office of the National Weather Service .

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  5. Creole Brussels Sprouts with Tasso recipe: Southern Girls Cook-off winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Three pre-teen cooks were tasked with making a "holiday side dish with a South Louisiana twist" in the timed competition. Philippus, who is 11 and lives in Mandeville, competed with Avery Kyle, 10, of Baton Rouge, and Emily Roche, 12, of Mandeville.

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  6. Louisiana health department's growth in spending scrutinizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Republican lawmakers on the House budget committee bristled Wednesday at years of spending increases in Louisiana's health department, saying the agency needs to find ways to trim costs amid the state's continued budget gaps. Spending on the health department has steadily grown each year, reaching $12.2 billion, about 44 percent of Louisiana's entire state operating budget, with a sizable jump this year from the expansion of the state's Medicaid program.

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  7. Donald Trump's rally at Baton Rouge's Dow Chemical hangar a boon for John KennedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | NOLA.com

    President-elect Donald Trump will bring his victory tour to the Dow Chemical corporate hangar next to Baton Rouge airport noon Friday , the state GOP announced Wednesday morning. The greatest beneficiary of Trump's visit may well be John Kennedy , the Republican state treasurer who will be hours away from a Senate runoff election he is heavily favored to win over Democrat Foster Campbell .

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  8. Should JPSO have arrested Joe McKnight's shooter? Experts disagreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The two separate killings are similar, and stunning. Two former NFL players are shot to death in road-rage incidents months apart.

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  9. Wet weekend, followed by possible severe weather on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Expect a wet weekend, with scattered showers on Saturday likely to turn into a deluge on Sunday, followed by a chance of severe thunderstorms on Monday and Monday night in New Orleans and Baton Rouge , forecasters with the Slidell office of the National Weather Service said Friday . "Period of active weather will begin tomorrow as a slow moving frontal system affects the Gulf South," forecasters said in a Friday afternoon forecast discussion message.

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  10. Dow Chemical in Plaquemine evacuated for chlorine leak, TV station saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Aerial view of Dow Chemical's Plaquemine manufacturing facility, on the west bank of the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge. Dow Chemical 's manufacturing plant in Plaquemine , on the west bank of the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge , was evacuated Friday afternoon because of a chlorine leak.

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  11. 3 talented kid chefs to face off Saturday: Meet the competitors, and watch liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Talented young chefs Emily Roche, Avery Kyle and Emma Philippus will compete Saturday in a cooking competition as part of NOLA.com A love of good food runs through the veins of South Louisianians, so it's no wonder we have so many talented young chefs in our area. As part of the Southern Girls Project , an exploration of what it's like to grow up as a girl in the South today, we wanted to introduce you to three Louisiana girls who are making a name for themselves in the culinary world.

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  12. Bourbon Street shooting suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Authorities have arrested one of two Bourbon Street shooting suspects after police say the gunmen sprayed bullets into a crowd on the tourist-filled French Quarter street early Sunday , killing a man and wounding nine others. Jordan Clay, a 20-year-old resident of Lafayette, is in custody in St. Martin Parish, NOPD said Friday morning .

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  13. Bayou Country Superfest move to New Orleans means an 'upgrade to every aspect,' organizer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Blake Shelton headlines day two of Bayou Country Superfest held at LSU's Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge on Sunday, May 24, 2015. He returns in 2017 for the festival's move to New Orleans and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

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  14. State to pull at least 1, likely 2 New Orleans schools from charter operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Choice Foundation's McDonogh No. 42 charter school did not meet renewal requirements and will be handed over to a new management group, chief executive Mickey Landry said.

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  15. $1.8 million raised in 24-hour Catholic online fund driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | NOLA.com

    More than $1.8 million was raised during the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans ' Giving Tuesday fundraiser this week, surpassing its goal by $300,000. Proceeds from #iGiveCatholic, a 24-hour online campaign, will benefit 300 Catholic parishes, schools and ministries in three states, the archdiocese said.

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  16. Where Louisiana's federal flood recovery funding request standsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Gov. John Bel Edwards returns to Washington D.C. Wednesday to advocate for more Louisiana flood recovery funding. and is scheduled to have more talks Thursday before he returns to Baton Rouge.

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  17. 2016 Holiday Gift Guide: gifts from Louisiana food makersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Meats and sweets. Snacks and sips. Louisiana food and drink makers have been as busy as Santa's elves getting ready for the holiday season.

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  18. Mid-City murder Wednesday is New Orleans' 164th this year, matching 2015's total countRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | NOLA.com

    A fatal shooting in Central City that left a 40-year-old man dead Wednesday marked the 164th homicide in New Orleans this year -- matching 2015's total tally with one more month left this year. Barring a miracle, the city is guaranteed to have an increase in murders for the second consecutive year.

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  19. Feds ask Louisiana to ban paddling in schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | NOLA.com

    As one of his last moves, U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. wrote Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards this month urging him to ban corporal punishment in schools. The federal government has cast a spotlight on corporal punishment in schools this year.

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  20. Healthcare reform will take collaboration: A letter to the editorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | NOLA.com

    In this Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page as seen in Washington. President-elect Donald Trump says he wants to preserve health insurance coverage even as he pursues repeal of the Obama-era overhaul that provided it to millions of uninsured people.

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