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  1. Last of slain Baton Rouge officers to be buried MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The last of the three Louisiana law enforcement officers killed in an ambush near a busy highway in Baton Rouge will soon be buried. Funeral services are planned Monday for police officer Montrell Jackson, a 32-year-old slain by a gunman who authorities said targeted law enforcement.

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  2. Funeral for Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputy Brad GarafolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Saturday, friends and family said a tragic goodbye to Brad Garafola, a sheriff's deputy gunned down in an ambush-like attack in Baton Rouge one week ago. "He actually had found a place of safety where he could hide from the danger, but he saw one of his fellow officers had been hit and he needed help and he left the place of safety to go and render aide to that fallen officer.

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  3. Deputy Brad GarafolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Governor John Bel Edwards was asked to give a eulogy for the fallen officer. He said it's a tragic loss for Louisiana, but the response from people traveling across the country to say goodbye is a testament of strength.

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  4. Louisiana won't enforce new abortion restrictions, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Louisiana officials have agreed not to enforce several new restrictions on abortion pending a judge's decision on whether to block the laws. The restrictions include a requirement for a 72-hour waiting period for many women, and a ban on a common second-trimester procedure called dilation and evacuation.

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  5. Louisiana casino revenue down 2.6 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Louisiana's 15 riverboats, four racetrack slots casinos and Harrah's New Orleans brought in $202.7 million in June, a 2.6 percent decrease from June 2015's $208.2 million. The 13,160 video poker machines across the state brought in $45.4 million.

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  6. Consumer Alert: Make sure donations count in wake of Baton Rouge shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    After Sunday's senseless tragedy, many Louisiana residents and businesses are looking for ways to help - like donating to charities and relief funds. Attorney General Jeff Landry wants to ensure those contributions truly support the officers and families impacted.

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  7. Abraham qualifies for re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, officially qualified for re-election at the Secretary of State's Office in Baton Rouge on Wednesday. A family physician, veterinarian, business owner, veteran and farmer, Dr. Abraham is seeking his second term representing Louisiana's 5th Congressional District after being elected in 2014.

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  8. Baton Rouge police shooter said he was 'sovereign citizen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The former Marine who killed three Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police officers in an ambush-style attack identified with a growing sovereign citizen movement whose adherents believe they're immune to most federal and state laws, including paying taxes and getting driver's licenses. Twenty-nine-year-old Gavin Long of Kansas City, Missouri, filed documents last year declaring himself a member of the United Washitaw de Dugdahmoundyah, a group that believes black people were the original inhabitants of the U.S. Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center says nothing in that group's ideology calls for violence, but that some people who have declared themselves sovereign citizens have become violent.

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  9. Baton Rouge police shooter said he was 'sovereign citizen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The former Marine who killed three Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police officers in an ambush-style attack identified with a growing sovereign citizen movement whose adherents believe they're immune to most federal and state laws, including paying taxes and getting driver's licenses. Twenty-nine-year-old Gavin Long of Kansas City, Missouri, filed documents last year declaring himself a member of the United Washitaw de Dugdahmoundyah, a group that believes black people were the original inhabitants of the U.S. Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center says nothing in that group's ideology calls for violence, but that some people who have declared themselves sovereign citizens have become violent.

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  10. 2017 Teacher and Principal of the year announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    In a celebration of excellence in education for Louisiana, the Department tonight announced the overall 2017 Teacher and Principal of the Year at the 10th Annual Cecil J. Picard Educator Excellence Symposium and Celebration. The annual symposium is a day of professional development and recognition for Teacher and Principal of the year semi-finalists and finalists.

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  11. Police surround Baton Rouge shooter's home in Kansas CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A man believed to have taken part in the shooting that killed at least three police officers from Baton Rouge, LA was from metro Kansas City, Missouri. On Sunday evening, police taped off a scene believed to be Long's most recent home in the 1100 block of East 77th Terrace.

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  12. Identities of deceased officers released by families, friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    One East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office deputy and two Baton Rouge Police Department officers were killed during a Sunday morning shooting on Airline Highway near the Hammond Aire Plaza. Three other officers were wounded with one remaining it critical condition.

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  13. Latest details on deadly police shooting in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A spokesman for the Louisiana state police says they believe the gunman who killed three officers in Baton Rouge was the only shooter but that officials are unsure whether he had accomplices. Cain says two people had been detained in another town called Addis, which is near Baton Rouge, and called them "persons of interests."

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  14. Courtesy: MGN OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Following the deadly shooting of police officers in Baton Rouge Sunday, several state leaders and politicians have issued statements which can be read here. "This is an unspeakable and unjustified attack on all of us at a time when we need unity and healing.

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  15. Qualifying for the Congressional Primary/Presidential Election begins July 20Read the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler reminds everyone that qualifying for the November Congressional Primary/Presidential Election begins on Wednesday, July 20 and runs through Friday, July 22. All candidates for local municipal races will qualify with their parish clerk of court. All candidates for U.S. Senator, U.S. Representatives, Associate Justices of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals Judges and Public Service Commissioners will qualify at the Louisiana Secretary of State's Office located at 8585 Archives Ave. in Baton Rouge.

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  16. Six arrested on medicaid fraud chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Attorney General Jeff Landry announced today that his Medicaid Fraud Control Unit has arrested six people on charges of defrauding the Medicaid system. "My office is dedicated to investigating, arresting, and prosecuting those who attempt to defraud programs intended to help the people of Louisiana," said General Landry.

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  17. Formosan termite infestations growing in Baton RougeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A long-time termite researcher at the LSU Agricultural Center says increasing numbers of the insect are now being found in Louisiana's capital city. The Advocate reports Gregg Henderson, who has documented the Formosan termite infestation through trap counts in New Orleans, started looking for them closer to home in 2009.

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  18. Scrutiny falls on police handling of Baton Rouge protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Baton Rouge's top prosecutor is weighing whether to pursue charges against nearly 200 demonstrators arrested in weekend protests over the killings of young black men as criticism mounts by protesters over the tactics officers used on the crowds. Police made nearly 200 arrests in Louisiana's capital city during weekend protests, which are growing across the country as people express outrage over deaths at the hands of police.

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  19. East Baton Rouge DA recuses himself from Alton Sterling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar C. Moore III said Monday that he's recusing himself from any state criminal investigation into the shooting death of Alton Sterling., a black man, at the hands of two white police officers. He cited his professional relationship with the parents of one of the officers, Blane Salamoni.

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  20. Long divided: Baton Rouge race relations under new scrutinyRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The shooting death of a black man at the hands of two white police officers is revealing long-simmering racial tensions in Louisiana's capital. Jasiri Basel is a 37-year-old community activist.

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