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  1. Rapper Mystikal surrenders on rape charge in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWL-AM New Orleans

    TV video-recorded the 46-year-old rapper, whose real name is Michael Lawrence Tyler, as he entered the Caddo Correctional Center in northwest Louisiana on Monday. KSLA reported that the allegation stems from an occurrence at a Shreveport casino last October.

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  2. Louisiana trooper suspended for role in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The disciplinary action comes about four months after a grand jury declined to charge the trooper, Christopher R. Kelley, with negligent homicide in the death of 64-year-old Henry Baise. Kelley was not cited for speeding or careless operation.

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  3. Tom Benson's Dixie Beer hitting more shelves along the Gulf SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Tom Benson's Dixie Beer is entering new markets all across the Gulf South area, and now residents in Lafayette and Baton Rouge will be able to enjoy Louisiana's iconic brew. Ben Hales is the Senior Vice President of the Saints and Pelicans and is helping Benson oversee operations of the century-old Dixie Beer brand.

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  4. LSU is losing a QBRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    One of the quarterbacks competing for playing time at LSU has opted to take his game elsewhere. The school announced Monday that backup quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. has opted to leave LSU and transfer to another program.

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  5. Sold-out birthday bash for 90-year-old Louisiana ex-governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A more traditional person might call it crass, an ostentatious 90th birthday bash with a $250-per-person price tag to attend. But then, no one would call Louisiana's four-term former governor, Edwin Edwards - the convicted felon with a wife five decades his junior, a 4-year-old son and a lifetime of making headlines - anything close to traditional.

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  6. Louisiana's budget gap for next year projected to be $1.5BRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    That's the official price tag in documents to be presented to lawmakers Friday, the first update since the legislative sessions ended in June. Most of the shortfall projected for the budget year that begins July 1, 2018, is tied to the expiration of temporary sales taxes enacted by lawmakers last year.

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  7. Investigator in Trump tax return case is taken into custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A Louisiana private investigator accused of trying to illegally obtain Donald Trump's tax returns before last year's U.S. presidential election has been arrested again. At a hearing this week, a judge found that Jordan Hamlett violated conditions of his pretrial release that involved computer monitoring and tracking of his location.

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  8. Congressman concerned about flood recovery dollars getting to victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    As Louisiana is approaching the one year anniversary of the historic flooding across areas of the Northshore, greater Baton Rouge and across the state; Congressman Garret Graves is concerned with the slow pace of funding getting into the hands of flood victims. Graves says only 1% of the two billion additional dollars allocated by the federal government has been dispersed to flooded homeowners.

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  9. Lawsuit: 2 held more than 5 months past release datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Two men who were jailed for more than a year before they pleaded guilty and were sentenced in New Orleans to time served should have been freed immediately, but were instead held for five more months by authorities who ignored their families' complaints, a federal lawsuit alleges. "There's no greater deprivation that any of us could conceive of than being locked up without any charges against you.

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  10. Interracial marriages on the rise, nationally and locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The percentage of those couples in an interracial bond have increased fivefold in the last 50 years, up 17 percent. And New Orleans is not that different with 16 percent of newlyweds intermarried, just about keeping up with the numbers on the national level.

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  11. Rep Carter proposes other ways to fund road constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The author of the failed gasoline tax increase proposal says the state needs to look at other ways to repair the state's decrepit roads and bridges. Baton Rouge Representative Steve Carter recommended a 17 cent gas tax hike, but the support was not there in the legislature.

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  12. Juvenile killers now have chance at paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Most convicted juvenile killers in Louisiana will no longer be eligible to receive life sentences without the chance for parole, under a new law that takes effect today. Senator Dan Claitor says the law was needed because the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2015 that murderers convicted as juveniles could not be sentenced to life without parole.

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  13. Man dies after wife runs over him with box truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    It's reported that 27-year-old Aaron Davis died Saturday after his 29-year-old wife struck him with the truck. Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt.

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  14. Seven individuals diagnosed with West Nile Virus this month in LaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    West Nile activity is picking up in Louisiana as the state Office of Public Health says seven individuals have been diagnosed with the mosquito borne disease this month. Three cases have been reported in the Baton Rouge area and the others are in in Bossier, Ouachita, Rapides and Morehouse.

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  15. Propane powered school buses could significantly reduce nitrogen oxide emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The state Department of Environmental Quality will distribute $12 million from the Volkswagen settlement to projects proposed by public agencies that offer long term benefits to the community. Thursday is the last day to submit a proposal.

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  16. New Orleans, Baton Rouge among most segregated cities in countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    New Orleans and Baton Rouge are among the most segregated cities in the nation, according to a report from 24/7 Wall Street. New Orleans came in at number six on the list, and Baton Rouge ranked thirteenth.

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  17. $277 million to help buy out, shore up Louisiana flood-prone areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Louisiana will spend nearly $277 million in federal cash it received after last year's floods to fortify communities against future disasters, mainly through drainage improvements and buyouts of flood-prone properties. Gov. John Bel Edwards is traveling the state to announce projects from the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, with an event Wednesday at Louisiana's emergency preparedness headquarters touting the spending as a way to help the state better withstand the next storm.

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  18. Protecting Louisiana: Projects aim to strengthen for stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Gov. John Bel Edwards is traveling the state to announce projects from the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. Plans include buyouts of flood-prone properties, improved drainage and home elevations.

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  19. Sign-up period for Louisiana's fall election opens todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The three-day sign-up period for Louisiana's fall elections opens Wednesday, with the highest-profile race a special election to fill the state treasurer's job. An interim treasurer has been in the position since Republican John Kennedy was elected to the U.S. Senate.

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  20. 5-star guard Javonte Smart commits to LSURead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Will Wade and the Tigers got a pre-July 4th gift on Friday, as five-star 2018 Baton Rouge point guard Javonte Smart announced his commitment to LSU. Smart, the two-time Gatorade Player of the Year at Scotlandville High School, is a consensus top 25 national prospect and top five point guard.

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