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  1. Committee sends abortion waiting period bill to HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The News-Star

    The House Health and Welfare Committee approved a bill Wednesday increasing the mandatory waiting period before receiving an abortion from one day to three days. Committee sends abortion waiting period bill to House BATON ROUGE - The House Health and Welfare Committee approved a bill Wednesday increasing the mandatory waiting period before receiving an abortion from one day to three days.

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  2. LouisianaLouisiana awarded grant to help implement Jump Start...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The News-Star

    The Louisiana Department of Education today announced it has been awarded a $100,000 grant through phase one of the New Skills for Youth grant opportunity. Louisiana awarded grant to help implement Jump Start statewide The Louisiana Department of Education today announced it has been awarded a $100,000 grant through phase one of the New Skills for Youth grant opportunity.

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  3. NewsFlood Victims: Pre-register before going to a D-SNAP siteFlood...Read the original story

    Mar 19, 2016 | The News-Star

    Flood Victims: Pre-register before going to a D-SNAP site BATON ROUGE -- Flood victims should pre-register before going to disaster food assistance sites to apply for aid. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: BATON ROUGE -- Flood victims should pre-register before going to disaster food assistance sites to apply for aid.

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  4. NewsMore Louisiana residents now eligible for federal disaster...Read the original story

    Mar 18, 2016 | The News-Star

    Now that flood survivors in 26 parishes may be eligible for federal disaster assistance, their first step is to register. More Louisiana residents now eligible for federal disaster assistance, urged to register BATON ROUGE - Now that flood survivors in 26 parishes may be eligible for federal disaster assistance, their first step is to register.

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  5. Edwards requests more parishes in Federal DeclarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The News-Star

    Edwards requests more parishes in Federal Declaration Gov. John Bel Edwards today announced his request to include additional parishes affected by recent severe weather across Louisiana. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1prPmDu BATON ROUGE - Gov. John Bel Edwards today announced his request that the existing federal Major Presidential Declaration for the State of Louisiana be amended to include additional parishes affected by recent severe weather across Louisiana.

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  6. Replant fields, relocate cattle: Ag disaster grows with floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | The News-Star

    Replant fields, relocate cattle: Ag disaster grows with flood More than 10,000 head of cattle have had to be moved so far. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1pjuPAj BATON ROUGE - Farmers will have to replant crops and ranchers are relocating cattle in northern and central Louisiana after record rains flooded fields and pastures.

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  7. Analysis: Louisiana's special session left much work undoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | The News-Star

    State lawmakers didn't finish filling the budget holes, made little headway on the discussion of large-scale tax reform and struck such a divisive tone that the spill-out effects could linger for months. Analysis: Louisiana's special session left much work undone State lawmakers didn't finish filling the budget holes, made little headway on the discussion of large-scale tax reform and struck such a divisive tone that the spill-out effects could linger for months.

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  8. Area author examines women's struggle for equal rights, voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | The News-Star

    Area author examines women's struggle for equal rights, vote Bernadette Cahill of Richland Parish has published two books on women's struggle to obtain the vote. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1pfGArq Bernadette Cahill of Richland Parish has published two books on women's struggle to obtain the vote, a right that has only been in existence since 1920.

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  9. N.La. lawmakers leave one storm, return home to anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The News-Star

    Gov. John Bel Edwards has scheduled a 10 a.m. press conference to discuss the flooding and the state's response. N.La.

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  10. Budget-balancing special session reaching its end WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | The News-Star

    Louisiana's special legislative session is entering its final hours with people who rely on the state for services waiting to see if Gov. John Bel Edwards and lawmakers will broker a tax deal to stave off hefty budget cuts. Budget-balancing special session reaching its end Wednesday BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's special legislative session is entering its final hours with people who rely on the state for services waiting to see if Gov. John Bel Edwards and lawmakers will broker a tax deal to stave off hefty budget cuts.

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  11. Last-minute financing maneuver could boost Medicaid fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | The News-Star

    Lawmakers think they have found a way to tap into more money for Louisiana's Medicaid program, without more taxes. Last-minute financing maneuver could boost Medicaid funding Lawmakers think they have found a way to tap into more money for Louisiana's Medicaid program, without more taxes.

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  12. Senate panel erases sales tax exemptions, scolds LABI presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | The News-Star

    Senate panel erases sales tax exemptions, scolds LABI president The special legislative session must end by 6 p.m. Wednesday. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1p5G8Mk Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Chairman J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans talks to a staff member before Tuesday's hearing.

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  13. Contract saga continues; cut them, Kennedy saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | The News-Star

    Contract saga continues; cut them, Kennedy says Lawmakers don't believe the public has the whole picture. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1p2SBRc Treasurer John Kennedy shows the House Appropriations Committee a photo of a state-funded $750,000 sculpture at Charity Hospital in New Orleans.

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  14. ULM professor featured speaker at library's annual conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | The News-Star

    ULM professor featured speaker at library's annual conference Shalanda Stanley, ULM assistant professor, is also the author of the debut novel "Drowning is Inevitable." Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1p7uQIa This week I'm visiting the Louisiana Library Association's annual conference in Baton Rouge and listening to Shalanda Stanley as the featured author.

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  15. Senate panel sends 3 tax bills to floorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | The News-Star

    A speedy Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee advanced three tax proposals to the full chamber for consideration in less than 30 minutes Saturday morning. Senate panel sends 3 tax bills to floor BATON ROUGE - A speedy Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee advanced three tax proposals to the full chamber for consideration in less than 30 minutes Saturday morning.

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  16. Louisiana-techLady Techsters split double header at LSU...Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 | The News-Star

    Lady Techsters split double header at LSU Invitational Lady Techsters connected on their nation-leading 13th double play in win over Memphis in game one. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1p681Vi BATON ROUGE - In a pair of games to kick off the LSU Invitational on Friday, the Lady Techsters experienced an exhilarating victory and a heartbreaking loss.

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  17. Budget bombshell: Midyear deficit doubles overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | The News-Star

    Budget bombshell: Midyear deficit doubles overnight Lawmakers must now solve a $142 million budget hole by Wednesday. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1p4u3aQ BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's midyear budget deficit more than doubled overnight, a bombshell that will greet legislators when they return to the Capitol this morning.

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  18. Smokers inhale new cigarette tax, budget gap shrinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The News-Star

    Smokers inhale new cigarette tax, budget gap shrinks Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, predicts a second special session will be needed. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1p2yd3b Senate Finance Committee Chairman Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, predicts and second special session will be needed to address next year's budget shortfall.

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  19. Ag Center still in limbo as budget gap persistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The News-Star

    Ag Center still in limbo as budget gap persists The LSU Agricultural Center is left hanging on the edge during the special session dedicated to the budget. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: LSU AgCenter and LSU College of Agriculture Dean William Richardson pleaded his center's case before a House committee Wednesday.

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  20. Taxes, cuts put off again; clock ticking on budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The News-Star

    Taxes, cuts put off again; clock ticking on budget State Rep. Kenny Cox has dubbed his alcohol tax bill the "Tomorrow Bill" Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1oQ9cax BATON ROUGE - The people's work remained in limbo here Wednesday as the Louisiana House continued to stall on tax votes and the Senate continued to hold the supplemental budget cuts bill hostage. But the budget won't wait forever.

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