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  1. 2nd human trafficking lawsuit filed against Oklahoma coupleRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Westport News

    This undated file photo shows Montana Mike's Steakhouse in Clinton, Okla. A second federal lawsuit has been filed against Walter and Carolyn Schumacher and businesses they operate, alleging luring immigrants to the U.S. on work visas then paying substandard wages.

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  2. Cajun Navy leader arrested on contractor fraud chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Westport News

    CORRECTS SOURCE TO EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE INSTEAD OF LOUISIANA CORRECTIONS- This photo provided by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office shows Jon Bridgers. Bridgers, who founded Cajun Navy 2016, a volunteer flotilla renowned for responding to natural disasters, has been arrested on a charge he defrauded a customer who hired him to rebuild a home.

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  3. David Duke ordered to turn over Charlottesville messagesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Westport News

    In an Aug. 12, 2017 file photo, David Duke arrives to give remarks after a white nationalist protest was declared an unlawful assembly, in Charlottesville, Va. Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke must turn over his emails, social media messages and other communications about the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly last summer, a federal magistrate ruled Thursday, May 17, 2018.

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  4. Defense: Suspect in string of killings may have been insaneRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | Westport News

    This undated photo provided by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office shows Ryan Sharpe. Sharpe, man charged with killing three men and wounding a fourth may have been insane at the time of last year's string of shootings, a defense attorney said in a court filing this week.

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  5. Louisiana's elderly, disabled to get warning of budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Westport News

    People wait in the Senate Finance Committee to testify about their concerns about budget cuts proposed for the upcoming financial year, on Monday, May 7, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. The committee heard from dozens of people worried that the House-approved version of next year's budget would cut their services.

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  6. 'What am I going to do?' Louisiana budget woes spark anxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Westport News

    Kathryne Hart sits in the Senate Finance Committee with her 2-year-old son Carter after telling senators about her concerns about budget cuts proposed for the upcoming financial year, on Monday, May 7, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. less Kathryne Hart sits in the Senate Finance Committee with her 2-year-old son Carter after telling senators about her concerns about budget cuts proposed for the upcoming financial year, on Monday, May 7, 2018, in ... more People wait in the Senate Finance Committee to testify about their concerns about budget cuts proposed for the upcoming financial year, on Monday, May 7, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  7. Man who tried to get Trump's tax information awaits sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Westport News

    In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, Jordan Hamlett leaves federal court following his guilty plea in Baton Rouge, La. A federal judge is scheduled to sentence Hamlett on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, as the private investigator faces a possible prison sentence for misusing Donald Trump's Social Security number in repeated attempts to access the president's federal tax information before his 2016 election.

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  8. Safety-net hospitals, med school leaders sound budget alarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | Westport News

    Sen. Sharon Hewitt, R-Slidell, left, listens as Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, asks questions ahead of the Senate Finance Committee's budget hearing on Sunday, April 8, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. Sen. Sharon Hewitt, R-Slidell, left, listens as Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, asks questions ahead of the Senate Finance Committee's budget hearing on Sunday, April 8, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  9. New videos show clearest account of Alton Sterling's killingRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2018 | Westport News

    A Louisiana police chief on Friday fired the white officer who fatally shot a black man outside a convenience store nearly two years ago, a killing that set off widespread protests. The police later released the bodycam footage from that night.

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

    Mar 30, 2018 | Westport News

    In this May 2, 2017, file photo, people congregate in front of a mural of Alton Sterling outside the Triple S Food Mart, where Sterling was killed in 2016, in Baton Rouge, La. The investigation of the deadly police shooting that inflamed racial tensions in Louisiana's capital city has ended without criminal charges against two white officers who confronted Sterling, a black man outside a convenience store two summers ago.

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  11. Baton Rouge officers in deadly shooting may be disciplinedRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2018 | Westport News

    In this July 5, 2016 image made from video provided by Arthur Reed, Alton Sterling is restrained by two Baton Rouge police officers, one holding a gun, outside a convenience store in Baton Rouge, La. Moments later, one of the officers shot and killed Sterling, a black man who had been selling CDs outside the store, while he was on the ground.

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  12. Edwards, Louisiana GOP leader clash on Medicaid prepay ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Westport News

    Gov. John Bel Edwards answers questions from reporters about the legislative session, on Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. Gov. John Bel Edwards answers questions from reporters about the legislative session, on Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  13. Edwards' finance chief: 'The gun has sounded' on budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Westport News

    From left, Reps. Tony Bacala, R-Prairieville; Jack McFarland, R-Winnfield; Steve Pylant, R-Winnsboro; and Johnny Berthelot, R-Gonzales; read through budget documents and listen to testimony in the House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  14. Prosecutor: No charges in death of man who killed deputyRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2018 | Westport News

    In this undated photo released by the Louisiana State Department of Corrections, Brandon Wiley is shown. Baton Rouge's district attorney releases his findings in the March 2017 shooting death of Wiley during a confrontation in which a sheriff's deputy also was killed.

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  15. House GOP spending control bills reworked, some scrappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Westport News

    In a Sunday, Feb. 205, 2018 photo, House Health and Welfare Chairman Frank Hoffmann, R-West Monroe, speaks with Rep. Helena Moreno, D-New Orleans, during a hearing on bills that would impact Louisiana's Medicaid program, in Baton Rouge, La. less In a Sunday, Feb. 205, 2018 photo, House Health and Welfare Chairman Frank Hoffmann, R-West Monroe, speaks with Rep. Helena Moreno, D-New Orleans, during a hearing on bills that would impact Louisiana's ... more In a Sunday, Feb. 205, 2018 photo, House Health and Welfare Chairman Frank Hoffmann, R-West Monroe, center, speaks with Reps.

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  16. Another day, more stalled bills in Louisiana special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Westport News

    Rep. Larry Bagley, R-Stonewall, asks questions about a Medicaid bill while Rep. Dodie Horton, R-Haughton listens during a hearing of the House Health and Welfare Committee on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. less Rep. Larry Bagley, R-Stonewall, asks questions about a Medicaid bill while Rep. Dodie Horton, R-Haughton listens during a hearing of the House Health and Welfare Committee on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Baton ... more Rep. Dustin Miller, D-Opelousas, asks questions about a Medicaid bill during a hearing of the House Health and Welfare Committee on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  17. In tax negotiations, Gov. Edwards rejects sales tax renewalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Westport News

    Rep. Thomas Carmody, R-Shreveport, speaks during a legislative hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. As the governor and lawmakers debate taxes, Carmody says he'd consider renewing part of an expiring 1 percent state sales tax to help close a budget gap.

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  18. On King day, Trump mentioned as much as civil rights leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Westport News

    Haitian and pro-Trump protesters yelled at each other from opposing corners just down the street from the president's Palm Beach Mar-a-Lago retreat. ATLANTA - They had gathered to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr., but many of those who delivered speeches on the national holiday created to honor the slain civil rights leaders focused their remarks on another man: President Donald Trump.

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  19. The Latest: King's daughter: 'One people, one blood'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Westport News

    In this June 27, 2017 photo, Ronald Smith gets on his bicycle after stopping at the Triple S Food Mart, where Alton Sterling was shot by police one year ago, in Baton Rouge, La. A year later, visitors routinely stop by the store to photograph the mural of Sterling's smiling face on its aluminum siding.

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  20. Frustration grows 18 months into police shooting probesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | Westport News

    In this July 5, 2016 file photo, the Triple S Food Store, the scene of a police shooting is shown in Baton Rouge, La. A deadly confrontation between two white Louisiana police officers and a black man lasted less than 90 seconds.

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