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  1. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana National Guard is welcoming soldiers back home after nine months in Afghanistan. The ceremony was scheduled Saturday in Bossier City for about 70 soldiers of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 165th Combat Sustainment and Support Battalion.

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  2. Vice President of Explo pleads guilty to criminal conspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The vice president of Explo Systems Inc. pleaded guilty Thursday to a criminal conspiracy at Camp Minden that led to an explosion, completing the prosecution of this matter, according to United States Attorney David C. Joseph. William Terry Wright, 64, of Bossier City pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote to conspiring to violate federal law.

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  3. Ex-officer pleads guilty to misdemeanor sexual batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A former police lieutenant in Louisiana has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor sexual battery after being accused of inappropriate physical contact with women he commanded. Caddo Parish district attorney's spokesman John Andrew Prime says 48-year-old Stephen Wayne Plunkett of Bossier City pleaded guilty Monday.

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  4. Louisiana school prayer bill nears final legislative passageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A proposal that could allow Louisiana school employees to pray with students during the class day edged closer to final legislative passage despite concerns it could embroil the state in litigation. The measure by Sen. Ryan Gatti, a Bossier City Republican, would allow teachers and other workers to pray with students during the workday, if parents of every student in attendance submit a signed request and if the prayer is student-initiated.

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  5. La. Senate votes to allow more teacher prayer with studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana Senate has backed a proposal that opens the door to school employees praying with their students during the class day. The measure by Sen. Ryan Gatti, a Bossier City Republican, would allow teachers and other workers to pray with students during the workday, if parents of every student in attendance submit a signed request and if the prayer is student-initiated.

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  6. The Latest: Road access closed as weather rakes LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana State Police say they've closed the on-ramp of Interstate 55 southbound near Pontchatoula, Louisiana, after water began to pool on the highway in the area. As the line of thunderstorms began to move through Saturday, authorities also closed the bridge connecting the north and south shores of Lake Pontchartrain.

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  7. Company describes plans for proposed Tangipahoa casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Los Angeles-based company Peninsula Pacific says a new casino it hopes to build in Tangipahoa Parish in Louisiana would have an indoor and outdoor event center, a farmer's market buffet and a potential bass fishing tournament dock. Local media report the company described its proposal this week in a meeting with officials and community members in Hammond.

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  8. Company describes plans for proposed Tangipahoa casino / Courtesy: WBRZRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Los Angeles-based company Peninsula Pacific says a new casino it hopes to build in Tangipahoa Parish in Louisiana would have an indoor and outdoor event center, a farmer's market buffet and a potential bass fishing tournament dock. Local media report the company described its proposal this week in a meeting with officials and community members in Hammond.

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  9. One Louisiana American Idol contestant advances, another sent homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Garrett Jacobs, of Bossier City, will continue to the next round on his journey to become the next American Idol. His win secures him in the top 24. Meanwhile, Laine Hardy , of Livingston Parish, is headed home.

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  10. Lawmakers back $600M in borrowing for Louisiana interstatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana lawmakers have agreed to a more than $600 million borrowing plan to finance three interstate projects aimed at alleviating traffic snarls and boosting economic development. The joint House and Senate budget committee agreed without objection Monday to the plan pushed by Gov. John Bel Edwards.

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  11. Two American Idol contestants from Louisiana advance to next roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Laine Hardy , of Livingston Parish, and Garrett Jacobs, of Bossier City, are continuing their journey to become the next American Idol. Saasha Small , of New Iberia, also known as Anam Rose, did not advance to the next round, but as American Idol judge Lionel Richie reminded the contestants going home: timing is everything.

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  12. Wildlife and Fisheries Department hosting boating education eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will host the eighth annual "Boating Education Lagniappe Day" April 21 at eight different locations across the state. During Boating Education Lagniappe Day, the department provides instructors for the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators boating education course, NASBLA boating education certification, food and drinks, giveaways and door prizes all free of charge to the public.

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  13. Louisiana pastor arrested for meth possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Authorities say a Louisiana pastor has been arrested after telling police he had meth and letting them search his home for it. The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office says 56-year-old Andy C. Harris, of Bossier City, faces charges of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

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  14. Of Louisiana's congressional delegation, who receives the most NRA support?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy ranks 10th in NRA funding compared to all members of Congress, with more than $2.8 million in NRA funds spent to benefit his campaigns. Cassidy has received almost half a million in the NRA's financial support, either through direct contributions or through spending in support of his candidacy.

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  15. Spirit of Acadiana: High school athletes set their sights on the LHSAA Wrestling ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    KATC's Scott Brazda was LIVE this morning getting a preview of how well Acadiana will be represented for the LHSAA Wrestling Championship in Bossier City.

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  16. Crowds gather for Women's March 2018 in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Big crowds are gathering in north and south Louisiana as part of women's marches worldwide to protest President Donald Trump's policies and focus public attention on issues ranging from sexual harassment to immigration. On the one-year anniversary of Trump's inauguration, men, women and children participated in the marches.

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  17. $600M in Louisiana interstate projects moving toward realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana will use a federal transportation borrowing tool to construct $600 million in long-awaited road projects aimed at relieving traffic headaches. The biggest-ticket project is a $350 million widening of Interstate 10 from the Mississippi River Bridge to Interstate 12 in Baton Rouge, a daily chokepoint also considered one of Louisiana's most dangerous stretches of roadway.

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  18. Tax tweaks, driver training changes among new Louisiana lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    More than 20 new or rewritten Louisiana laws take effect next week as January begins, adding requirements for drivers-in-training, tweaking tax break programs and affixing other modest adjustments to the books. Among the new statutes, public high schools are being urged to keep automated external defibrillators on their campuses, but the mandate only kicks in "if funding is available."

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  19. Former substitute teacher to serve 10 years on sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A former substitute teacher got the maximum sentences after pleading guilty to three sex acts with teenage girls, but the sentences are to run at the same time. The Caddo Parish District Attorney's Office says 29-year-old Reid Christopher Kerr of Bossier City was sentenced Monday to 10 years on one count of carnal knowledge of a juvenile and to seven each on two counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile.

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  20. Man accused of falsely renting rooms, getting deliveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Authorities say a former hotel clerk is accused of using information obtained through his job to fraudulently rent rooms and receive food deliveries. The Shreveport Times reported Friday 28-year-old Delvin Darrell Raphiel used a friend's information to setup a hotel honors account, and reserved rooms in 2017.

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