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  1. Republican tax proposal moves forward, but might not have the votes to passRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The Louisiana House committee on taxes only let one major tax proposal survive Thursday , the measure sponsored by the head of the House Republican Caucus. The Republican-controlled group rejected several other tax bills , including those backed by Gov. John Bel Edwards , a Democrat, and other Republican legislators that tend to work more across the aisle with Democrats.

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  2. May 24, 1988: The day a Boeing 737 almost crashed in New Orleans EastRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    A Taca jetliner makes an emergency landing on a levee in Eastern New Orleans after engines lose power in 1988.( It's a good thing Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans had an old abandoned airstrip on its property in 1988. Otherwise, a Boeing 737 from San Salvador might have had no place to land.

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  3. With tight deadline looming, Louisiana has no consensus on budget fixRead the original story

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Legislature have known for weeks that a second special session would be necessary to try to fix the state's financial crisis, but elected officials appear to have arrived unprepared and without an agreed-upon plan for tackling the problem, despite a tight deadline There was no consensus among the governor and legislators Wednesday on how to go about fixing Louisiana's budget or what taxes have the support to be renewed or raised before June 4, when the special session ends. There is not even agreement on how much money needs to be raised overall between the governor and Republican-controlled House.

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  4. La. will study merits of Daylight Saving TimeRead the original story

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    The days of Louisiana residents falling back and springing forward could very well be on borrowed time. The state Legislature overwhelmingly approved a resolution during the recent regular session to study whether Daylight Saving Time or standard time is best for the state.

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  5. Metairie man inappropriately touched 3-year-old girl: JPSORead the original story

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    Byron Gardner, 42, was booked Monday with sexual battery, according to an arrest report. Gardner is an acquaintance of the girl's mother, who contacted the state Department of Children and Family Services to report the abuse on April 23. The 3-year-old girl told her mother that Gardner touched her genitals under her clothing when the two were sitting on a couch a week earlier, according to authorities.

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  6. January freeze, pressure drop expose precarious nature of East Jefferson water systemRead the original story

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    Early on the morning of Jan. 18, the worst seemed to be over. Although the air temperature across East Jefferson was still below freezing, pressure in the water system was climbing from an overnight low of about 33 pounds per square inch.

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  7. After fight about infidelity, Kenner woman shot husband, police sayRead the original story

    Monday May 21 | NOLA.com

    Tammy Bush, 40, was booked Monday May 21, 2018 with attempted second-degree murder after Kenner police say she shot her husband in the neck after an argument about his suspected infidelity. ( A Kenner woman was booked with attempted second-degree murder after authorities say she shot her husband in the neck following an argument about his suspected infidelity.

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  8. Sports betting not all it's cracked up to be | OpinionRead the original story

    Sunday May 20 | NOLA.com

    Like junkies chasing the next high, pretty much every state government in the union was jonesing this past week for a chance to get into the sports betting business. The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 1992 federal law that had banned commercial sports betting in most states, and many local lawmakers were drooling over the idea of tapping into some of the estimated $150 billion in illegal wagers that Americans are already making every year on amateur and professional sporting events.

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  9. Put the Robert E. Lee statue in Metairie? The idea was considered, then set asideRead the original story

    Saturday May 19 | NOLA.com

    Before recommending new sites for three Confederate monuments expunged from display in New Orleans during Mayor Mitch Landrieu 's administration, his successor's advisory committee explored putting the most prominent one -- the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee -- in Metairie .

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  10. I wasn't drunk or aggressor in Kenner casino fight: Dona ReynaudRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | NOLA.com

    Dona Reynaud, the former Kenner mayoral candidate arrested after a figh t at the Treasure Chest Casino Thursday night , said she was neither drunk nor the aggressor in the scuffle, as police have said. She accused the unidentified 66-year-old male casino patron as the culprit who ratcheted up tensions as she tried to address a previous dance floor grievance with his 71-year-old female companion.

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  11. St. Bernard Parish approves ride-share rulesRead the original story

    Thursday May 17 | NOLA.com

    St. Bernard Parish has joined other neighboring parishes and cities with the passage of regulations on ride-share companies at the parish council's meeting on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The St. Bernard Parish Council approved an ordinance Tuesday outlining regulations for ride-share companies such as Uber and Lyft to operate there.

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  12. Independence man dies after 3-vehicle crash in Raceland, State Police sayRead the original story

    Thursday May 17 | NOLA.com

    A Tangipahoa Parish man died early Thursday after a three-vehicle crash in Raceland, Louisiana State Police said. McCarroll was driving a Toyota pickup southbound on Louisiana 308, south of U.S. 90, around 5:30 a.m. when he crossed the center line and sideswiped a northbound Chevrolet Sonic being driven by Penny Haynes, 76, of Kenner, police said in a news release.

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  13. Video poker in Louisiana poised to get a new look under negotiated dealRead the original story

    Thursday May 17 | NOLA.com

    A local plays video poker inside Harry's Corner at 900 Chartres St., at the corner of Dumaine Street, in the French Quarter. The display on video poker machines in Louisiana could soon change.

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  14. Cantrell replaces interim Public Works director, seeks permanent oneRead the original story

    Wednesday May 16 | NOLA.com

    The city's chief building plan examiner, Warren Jones, has replaced the former interim Public Works director, Dani Galloway, amid the change of mayoral administrations at New Orleans City Hall. . Warren Jones, a licensed engineer whose resume shows decades of experience, takes over Public Works from interim director Dani Galloway.

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  15. Without sports betting, Louisiana is a 'laughing stock': Sen. Danny MartinyRead the original story

    Tuesday May 15 | NOLA.com

    State Sen. Danny Martiny , R-Kenner, spared no feelings Tuesday morning when he berated colleagues for failing to approve his proposal to legalize sports betting in Louisiana. His rant came a day after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a New Jersey law prohibiting such wagering.

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  16. Old Metairie farmers market opens May 15 in Bayou Metairie ParkRead the original story

    Monday May 14 | NOLA.com

    The inaugural Farmers Arts Metairie Market is slated to open at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bayou Metairie Park, in the 2700 block of Metairie Road at Metairie Lawn Drive. The market will continue until 7:30 p.m. The Old Metairie Garden Club is the force behind the new market, which will feature at least 30 local vendors selling items, such as honey, tomatoes, goat cheese, meat, zucchini, squash and farm eggs as well as arts and crafts.

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  17. Video poker in Louisiana close to having a new look, as lawmakers negotiate changesRead the original story

    Wednesday May 9 | NOLA.com

    A local plays video poker inside Harry's Corner at 900 Chartres St., at the corner of Dumaine Street, in the French Quarter. The display on video poker machines in Louisiana could soon change.

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  18. 'He would do anything for you': Neighbor finds 'Big Lee' Martin shot dead in his yardRead the original story

    Saturday May 5 | NOLA.com

    The last time Deborah Kirkly saw Lee "Big Lee" Martin the two were browsing Jazz Fest posters online Friday night . Kirkly, who lives across the street from Martin's Metairie home, and her daughter were to attend the music festival Saturday and promised to grab Martin some memorabilia.

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  19. House passes 2nd bill to benefit independent gas stations, like those House GOP chair ownsRead the original story

    Thursday May 3 | NOLA.com

    The Louisiana House voted 82-10 for legislation that would allow independent gas stations and associations representing independent gas stations to sue larger gas station companies for selling gasoline below market price. Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, sponsored House Bill 845 and also owns Leebo's Stores, a chain of nine gas stations in the Alexandria area that could benefit from the legislation.

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  20. Kenner man pleads not guilty to girlfriend's beating deathRead the original story

    Wednesday May 2 | NOLA.com

    Amy Cancienne, 37, died of injuries Kenner police say she received at the hands of her boyfriend, Alex Sanders. He is charged with second-degree murder.

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