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  1. Process for handling Louisiana's 'legacy lawsuits' to changeRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | The Town Talk

    BATON ROUGE -- State laws governing disputes over how to handle the cleanup of environmental damage caused by drilling years ago have been reworked under a bill supported by Gov. Bobby Jindal and now headed to his desk.

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  2. Lawmakers revamp Louisiana career-track diploma pathRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | The Town Talk

    BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana's career-track diploma law has been rewritten to require public high school students who aren't college-bound to get job skills certifications to earn a diploma.

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  3. John Maginnis: Fashion statements flummox Louisiana lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | The Town Talk

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Any morning when legislators roll into the State Capitol and see the hallways filled with citizens wearing T-shirts of the same color with messages printed thereon, it fills them with dread.

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  4. Rapides School Board denies charter school applicationRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | The Town Talk

    An application for a public charter school in Alexandria was denied Tuesday by the Rapides Parish School Board based on concerns about the "vision" of the proposed school's board and a lack of knowledge of the district.

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  5. Youth Challenge Program cadets strut their stuff before family, friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Yolanda Prejean wrapped her arms around her son on Sunday and told him how proud she was of him.

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  6. Former Louisiana Ag Commissioner Bob Odom dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Bob Odom, who served seven terms as Louisiana's agriculture commissioner and was a top Democratic powerbroker in his heyday, died Saturday, his longtime aide said.

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  7. Former La. ag chief Bob Odom diesRead the original story

    May 17, 2014 | The Town Talk

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Bob Odom, who served seven terms as Louisiana's agriculture commissioner and was a top Democratic powerbroker in his heyday, died Saturday, his long-time aide said.

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  8. Louisiana senators have issues with consultant's $74 million in savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2014 | The Town Talk

    BATON ROUGE -- State senators on Friday questioned whether Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration can deliver the $74 million in savings it is promising from the ideas of an outside consultant, and they bristled at some of the suggestions on the list.

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  9. Rapides Parish elementary athletes bring home the goldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Two Rapides Parish elementary students brought home big accolades and even bigger trophies from a state fitness meet in Baton Rouge.

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  10. Northwestern State Notebook: Deamer, White join Saints minicamp; softball players honoredRead the original story

    May 16, 2014 | The Town Talk

    NEW ORLEANS - Northwestern State defensive tackle Lesley Deamer and safety Bert White are among the participants in the New Orleans Saints' rookie minicamp beginning Friday.

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  11. Louisiana Legislature bans sale of e-cigarettes to minorsRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | The Town Talk

    With a 34-0 vote Thursday, the Senate gave final passage to a bill outlawing sales of e-cigarette, vaporizers and other alternative nicotine products to minors, like the state already does for cigarette sales.

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  12. La. Legislature bans sale of e-cigarettes to minorsRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | The Town Talk

    BATON ROUGE -- The Legislature has agreed electronic cigarettes shouldn't be sold to anyone under the age of 18 in Louisiana.

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  13. Secure-care juvenile center to be built in BunkieRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | The Town Talk

    BATON ROUGE - The state plans to build three new secure-care juvenile facilities, with a new facility in Bunkie and replacement facilities in Baker and Monroe.

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  14. Panel votes against required sex education in Louisiana schoolsRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | The Town Talk

    For the third time in five years, Louisiana legislators on Wednesday shot down a fellow lawmaker's proposal to mandate sex education in the state's public schools.

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  15. Louisiana Alternative Fuels Conference & Expo set for Friday in Baton RougeRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | The Town Talk

    The events goal is to educate and assist public and private fleet managers to diversify transportation fuels in their fleets by incorporating alternative fuels and fuel-saving measures into their daily operations.

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  16. Area officials, Chamber members hear briefings on Central Louisiana Day at LegislatureRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | The Town Talk

    BATON ROUGE -- A delegation of Cenla officials and Chamber of Commerce members are hearing legislative briefings today during Central Louisiana Day at the Legislature.

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  17. Bill would allow survey on Louisiana teen sex risk behaviorRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | The Town Talk

    A measure to allow the state education department to survey students on sex-related risk behaviors narrowly advanced to the Louisiana House for debate after passing a committee Tuesday.

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  18. Dardenne drops lawsuit over interstate billboardRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne has dropped his federal lawsuit challenging the use of Louisiana's trademarked tourism slogan "Pick Your Passion" on an organization's billboard promoting Medicaid expansion.

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  19. Measure by Pineville's Chris Hazel revives drone billRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | The Town Talk

    A measure to add penalties for second and third convictions to Louisiana's "Peeping Tom" law has been used to revive a failed bill limiting drone use on private property.

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  20. LSU home baseball ends with a bang with 27-0 win over Northwestern StateRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | The Town Talk

    BATON ROUGE -- LSU finally got a game in around the rain, and then everyone just wanted it to end.

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