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  1. Gov. Bobby Jindal went light with budget vetoes. File photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | The Times

    Gov. Bobby Jindal used light strokes with his veto pen Friday when he addressed next year's $24.6 billion state operating budget.

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  2. Friends, family write letters asking for leniency for ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray NaginRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | The Times

    NEW ORLEANS - Pastors, friends, family and even former city employees of ex-Mayor Ray Nagin were among the 32 people to write letters to Judge Ginger Berrigan, asking for leniency for Nagin when he is sentenced July 9. Most of the letters were from family members, friends and local pastors, speaking about Nagin's character and strong family ties.

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  3. La. Hall of Famers share storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | The Times

    Venus Lacy pounded her basketball opponents, using her 6-foot-4 frame to dominate the paint at Louisiana Tech and overseas professionally.

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  4. Grambling still has spot in Bayou ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | The Times

    The annual Bayou Classic that pits bitter rivals Grambling and Southern is here to stay for now, or at least that's what Superdome officials are reiterating.

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  5. New Orleans police make arrest in French Quarter shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | The Times

    NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans police have arrested a woman as a possible accomplice in a shooting Wednesday night on Canal Street.

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  6. Saints rookie WR Brandin Cooks back on the fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | The Times

    METAIRIE -- Saints' rookie Brandin Cooks is trying to make up for lost time on fresh legs.

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  7. Group asks Jindal to veto SB 359Read the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | The Times

    Louisiana's chapter of the American Association of University Women along with Sen. Karen Carter Peterson, D-New Orleans, put out a public call to Gov. Bobby Jindal Thursday asking him to veto a bill they say hinders women seeking equal pay.

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  8. Police: Sex offender apprehended with missing teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | The Times

    NEW ORLEANS -- A truck stop cashier spotted a sex offender and a Florida teen who'd been missing for a week, setting off a 40-mile chase across Louisiana swampland that ended when the man's truck burst into flames, officials said Thursday.

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  9. Few clues in killing of Bourbon Street DJ a year laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | The Times

    NEW ORLEANS -- Police say the men suspected of murdering musician and Bourbon Street DJ Ahmad Sheppard, 33, were dressed as police during the execution-style killing.

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  10. AP Interview: Paul Pastorek returning to education workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | The Times

    NEW ORLEANS -- Paul Pastorek, who left the Louisiana superintendent of education post in 2011 for a corporate job in Washington, has stepped down as chief administrative officer of Airbus Group Inc. and plans to work again in education policy.

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  11. Alan Faneca follows fast track to Louisiana Sports Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | The Times

    An exceptional college and pro football career put offensive guard Alan Faneca on the fast track to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.

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  12. Analysis: 'Big oil' lawsuit issues lingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | The Times

    Legislation aimed at killing a south Louisiana flood board's lawsuit against the oil and gas industry has been passed and signed into law, but nothing is settled yet -- including the future membership of the flood board itself.

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  13. Pelicans, Mavericks to play preseason game in Bossier CityRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2014 | The Times

    Officials with the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission will issue a press release on Sunday to announce that an NBA preseason basketball game between the Dallas Mavericks and the New Orleans Pelicans is coming to Bossier City.

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  14. John Curtis ace Katie Brignac is Miss SoftballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | The Times

    NEW ORLEANS -- Katie Brignac has piled up the accolades as a pitcher, but if she talks about them she'll mention her team successes first.

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  15. Feds renew tariff on frozen Chinese crawfishRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2014 | The Times

    NEW ORLEANS -- The International Trade Commission has renewed the antidumping tariff on frozen Chinese crawfish meat into 2017 -- expected but good news after a bad crawfish season.

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  16. Gov. Bobby Jindal nixes bill to stall Common Core effectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | The Times

    An effort to delay the consequences of using the Common Core education standards until the 2016-17 school year was rejected Friday by Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.

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  17. Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin seeks leniency as sentencing nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | The Times

    The lawyer for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is asking a federal judge to go easy on Nagin when he is sentenced on 20 criminal counts on July 2. Nagin was convicted in February on charges including bribery, fraud and money laundering stemming from his two terms as mayor from 2002 to 2010.

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  18. Department of Education assesses Louisiana's use of Race to the Top grantRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | The Times

    NEW ORLEANS -- Louisiana has made "great progress" in its use of more than $17 million in federal money for improving education in grades K-12, the U.S. Department of Education said Friday.

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  19. Gary Calligas: Protect, detect and report possible health care fraudRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | The Times

    In 2012, the owners of that agency were convicted in a conspiracy to commit health care fraud for stealing $17.1 million from Medicare.

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  20. Rep. Eric Cantor's loss could have effect on LouisianaRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | The Times

    NEW ORLEANS -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's surprising defeat to a Tea Party-backed challenger in Virginia sent shockwaves through the National Republican establishment.

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