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  1. Louisiana Senate panel reworks $25 billion budget, keeps $1 billion in one-time fundsRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | The Town Talk

    A nearly $25 billion state operating budget proposed for next year was rewritten Sunday by state senators who stripped many of the cuts and changes the House made to the governor's initial spending recommendations.

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  2. LaPolitics columnist Maginnis dies at 66Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Longtime Louisiana political writer John Maginnis died Sunday morning at his residence in New Orleans, according to a news release from LaPolitics Weekly and LaPolitics.com.

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  3. Hasten: Landrieu, Adley work together on pipeline issueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | The Town Talk

    What do Robert Adley, a conservative Republican state senator from the small Bossier Parish community of Benton, and Mary Landrieu, a middle-of-the-road Democratic U.S. senator from New Orleans, have in common? "Not much," most people would say.

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  4. John Maginnis: Fashion statements flummox Louisiana lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Editors' Note: John Maginnis, veteran Louisiana political writer and author, died Sunday, May 25, 2014, at his home in New Orleans, according to his colleagues.

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  5. Panel OKs requiring prior approval for Louisiana AG outside contractsRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | The Town Talk

    The Senate will vote next week on legislation that would require the attorney general's office to gain legislative approval before it can contract outside attorneys to handle cases for the state.

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  6. Bouman happy to be back in mix for trending LSU baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2014 | The Town Talk

    The LSU baseball team is apparently back where it belongs - soaring to another Southeastern Conference Tournament title and perhaps more - behind more characteristically strong offense.

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  7. Underwater waves are the Earth's 'lumbering giants'Read the original story

    May 22, 2014 | The Town Talk

    A 70-foot wave is a terrifying wall of water that only the best surfers can ride.

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  8. Your Mail 5-22-14: How about covering UL-Lafayette? ... Put some...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | The Town Talk

    The Ragin' Cajuns football team played in the New Orleans bowl the last three years and won all three.

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  9. In latest U.S. Census figures, cities continue growingRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Americans' growing love affair with cities shows few signs of abating, with several large cities, including this one, growing last year at several times the national rate, suggest new findings from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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  10. Minneapolis lands 2018 Super Bowl over New Orleans, IndianapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Build it and the Super Bowl will come. That message rang loud and clear Tuesday when Minneapolis was awarded the 2018 game after a vote by owners rewarded the city for its new stadium deal.

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  11. Lawsuit in Winnfield Taser death to be reconsidered by appeals courtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Relatives of Baron 'Scooter' Pikes, including his stepmother Kayshon Collins and sister Lashanta Jackson , exit the Winn Parish Courthouse in October 2010 after former Winnfield Police Officer Scott Nugent was found not guilty of manslaughter in the Taser death of Pikes.

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  12. Sandra Bullock surprises grads with inspiring speechRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock surprised the graduates of Warren Easton High School in New Orleans, La., Monday morning at their ceremony.

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  13. Analysis: Effort to tweak TOPS fail in LegislatureRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Modest eligibility changes for students four years from now were too much for senators, who voted down the idea on the Senate floor last week.

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  14. From the Past: May 19Read the original story

    May 19, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Some gasoline stations in town are closing earlier in the day and one was closed all day Thursday, but for the most part, there will be enough gasoline today for area motorists.

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  15. Secure-care juvenile center to be built in BunkieRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | The Town Talk

    The state plans to build three new secure-care juvenile facilities, with a new facility in Bunkie and replacement facilities in Baker and Monroe.

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  16. Jindal: Chiquita Brands to return to New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | The Town Talk

    NEW ORLEANS -- Chiquita Brands International Inc. is returning to New Orleans from Mississippi after nearly 40 years.

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  17. Senate refuses proposed changes to Louisiana's TOPS programRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Louisiana won't raise eligibility standards for the state's free college tuition program called TOPS.

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  18. AccuWeather forecasts below-average hurricane seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Private weather firm AccuWeather has joined the list of forecasting teams predicting a quiet hurricane season in the Atlantic.

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  19. John Maginnis: Louisiana's tourism bout: It's Dardenne vs. LandrieuRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Louisiana Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu have one big thing in common: Primarily, they are your other choices if you don't want U.S. Sen. David Vitter to be your next governor.

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  20. Alexandria still pursuing commercial development at old Hodges siteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | The Town Talk

    Attracting commercial development to the former Hodges Stockyard site continues to be a tough proposition for the city of Alexandria. 3 comments

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