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  1. Lawmakers OK $3.7 billion for Louisiana schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 |

    Louisiana lawmakers have adopted their first new financing formula for the state's public elementary and secondary schools since 2014. The $3.7 billion formula, given final passage with a 35-1 Senate vote Monday , will pay for more than 700,000 students in the 2017-18 school year.


  2. Apply now for lottery turkey hunts on Louisiana's WMAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 |

    Apply for a lottery hunt on a Louisiana wildlife management area, and you've got a good chance to walk out of the woods with a turkey on your back. (Photo by Todd Masson, The winter months put a heavy, cold-water blanket on the libido of wild turkeys, but before very long, the warm spring sun will put the birds in the mood for love.


  3. Horse lovers say nay to Army plan to kick horses off Fort PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 |

    The Humane Society of North Texas, an animal welfare group, is transporting nearly 400 horses from the Vernon Parish Army post to where it is based in Decatur, Texas. Horse lovers have sued the Army over plans to evict about 700 feral horses from a western Louisiana Army base and national forest areas that it uses for training.


  4. On Veterans Day, black Mandeville man remembers his tough tour in VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 |

    As Nov. 11 dawned across the metro area with Veterans Day celebrations, one Mandeville resident said he would still do it again. "At the age of 70, the age I am now, I would still fight and die for my country.


  5. Clarence DuBos Jr., whose firm refinished the pews in St. Louis Cathedral, dies at 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 |

    Clarence J. DuBos Jr., a retired businessman and civic leader who founded DuBos Refinishers, one of the South's largest furniture refinishing companies, died on Nov. 5 at age 95. Clarence J. DuBos Jr., who founded a furniture-refinishing company that restored antiques for such prestigious venues as St. Louis Cathedral, the Governor's Mansion, Fort Polk and state and federal courthouses, died Saturday at his Metairie home of complications of Alzheimer's disease. He was 95. He was "an artisan," former Gov. Edwin Edwards said.


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