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  1. Best Summer Ever: 2017 summer camps and events across Southwest LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... 337-396-0423. Lake Charles Young Band Nation - Recording and Engineering Camp : From June 26 - 30 at the Southwest Louisiana Music Studios in Lake Charles. For more information call 337-513-7905 or visit the website . Nancy Melton's Watercolor Magic ...

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  2. Recruiting: Q&A with SEC Country's Sam SpiegelmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | And The Valley Shook

    ... widespread reach, the Tigers are more effectively recruiting those areas. Of the 16 current commits, nine are from Louisiana. That's nearly a 50-50 split, which is certainly an eyebrow raiser considering Orgeron's attempt to "build a wall" around ...

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  3. Slidell Movie Nights begin with 'Moana' on June 3 at Heritage ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    ... Historical Antique Association; Terry Lynn's Cafe & Creative Catering; and Vicky Magas Insurance Agency. This Louisiana Cultural District and Olde Towne Slidell Main Street event is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, ...

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  4. Baton Rouge adds jobs; New Orleans and Lafayette down for 12 months through AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Advocate

    The jobs picture was mixed for Louisiana's cities in April, with five metro areas posting year-to-year job losses and four adding jobs. The state's nonfarm employment was down 2,900 jobs, or 0.2 percent from April 2016, to 1,976,500, according to preliminary numbers released Friday by the Louisiana Workforce Commission .

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  5. Virus found in crawfish cana t hurt you but could hurt the industryRead the original story

    Friday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... year, so to say that its white spot, I don't think that's the case." Shite spot syndrome was first noticed in Louisiana in 2007 Since then, traces have been picked up in local crawfish ponds. A meeting was held earlier in the week with the LSUag ...

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  6. Landrieu on 'Meet the Press': Monuments speech meant for 'local audience,' surprised it went viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Advocate

    ... Davis and a Reconstruction-era uprising known as the Battle of Liberty Place remains a hotly contested issue in Louisiana, where protesters continue to demonstrate. Some of the local activists who long called for the monuments to come down also ...

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  7. Photos: 11,000 Flags Placed in Front of State Capital BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Advocate

    The Blue Star Mothers of Louisiana Chapter 1 planted 11,000 American flags at the State Capitol, representing every Louisiana citizen who died in service, Friday May 26, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La.. The Louisiana National Guard and other veterans carried the flags on a 6 mile ruck march from LSU to the State Capitol.

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  8. White House: Louisiana land loss a problem, but no money promisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    ... the president's infrastructure initiative, as Edwards had requested. "We appreciate the national significance of Louisiana's coastal area for energy production, fisheries, recreation, and other resources," said a letter to Edwards from Mary Neumayr, ...

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  9. Madison Prep students switch roles with Baton Rouge cops for eye-opening exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Advocate

    ... you stop me?'" said Johnathan Hill, chaplain for the NOBLE Baton Rouge chapter and a program coordinator for the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission. "Trust me, they're gonna tell you." The presentation, titled "The Law and Your Community," was part ...

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  10. News roundup: Baton Rouge area gained 300 new nonfarm jobs in April...Read the original story

    Friday | Baton Rouge Business Report

    The Baton Rouge area gained 300 jobs in April, according to non-seasonally adjusted data from the Louisiana Workforce Commission. The region's civilian labor force was up 900 jobs over the year, a 4.7% increase.

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  11. Louisiana hospital operator again falls behind on paymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The operator of two Louisiana state-owned hospitals is again in a dispute with Louisiana State University's medical school over unpaid debts. G.E. Ghali, chancellor of LSU Health Sciences Shreveport, told senators Friday the medical school is owed $12 million from the Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana, which runs the Shreveport and Monroe hospitals previously managed by LSU.

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  12. Iowa man accused of punching out car window, hitting victim in faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    An Iowa man was arrested last night on domestic abuse and child endangerment charges after allegedly assaulting passengers in another vehicle, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded Thursday evening to 10112 Louisiana Highway 101 in Iowa where the victims drove to after escaping the assault.

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  13. Bill that would stall New Orleans' affordable housing effort up for vote TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    Apartments under construction in downtown New Orleans in 2014. State legislators are debating whether to ban affordable housing mandates in Louisiana that would require developers to set aside below-market apartments and condos in new projects.

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  14. Close, but no Israel in legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily World

    Close, but no Israel in legislature Rep. Valarie Hodges' efforts to prevent the Louisiana Deferred Compensation Plan from investing in companies boycotting Israel were squelched. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: House Democratic Caucus Chairman Gene Reynolds, D-Minden, said his members are holding up the state's construction bill and the bill that provides financing for it in an attempt to gain concessions from Republicans, which hold a large majority in the House.

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  15. Iko Iko Jakamo Feena NayRead the original story

    Friday | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... and IKO for sponsoring the trip. We had a great time and I'm looking forward to the next one. Jakamo South is a Louisiana charter fishing guide service operating out of Shell Beach, just 25 miles south of the New Orleans French Quarter. We ...

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  16. Sportfishing industry also has 'deep concerns ' on LDWF 's snapper quota programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Louisiana Sportsman

    Less than 24 hours after it was announced, a pilot program by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries that would award 150 randomly selected state anglers access to 25,000 pounds of Gulf red snapper starting in 2018 continued to garner negative reviews from the recreational fishing community. LDWF's Exempted Fishing Permit program would have no daily bag limit for the 150 participants.

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  17. Dog in Marksville thrown from moving vehicle, humane society seeks answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... will soon be examined and treated for her injury by a local veterinarian. In the meantime, the Humane Society of Louisiana is seeking additional information on the driver of the vehicle and the owner of the dog, if the individuals are different. ...

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  18. UNO advances to the SLC tourney semifinals with a 7-4 win over SoutheasternRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    In a season that has seen the University of New Orleans baseball team continue to set program records, the Privateers added another notch on its belt with a 7-4 victory over Southeastern Louisiana, setting the club's record for the most wins in the Southland Conference Tournament and sending UNO to its first SLC Semifinal. Senior Hezekiah Randolph did all he could to keep his illustrious collegiate career alive, going 3-for-4 at the plate with three RBI and a home run to extend his final season as a Privateer by at least one more game.

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  19. Why is the Louisiana coast is so critical to America?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | BayouBuzz.com

    This is essentially the first on-topic question I asked the Director of Communications of the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, Jimmy Fredrick, Thursday night during a Facebook Live discussion about "The Louisiana Coast, the Economic Impact and the Risk of Losing Revenue Sharing". Fredrick is passionate about the restoration and the protection of the Louisiana coast.

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  20. Private school tax credits safe from repealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Concordia Sentinel

    ... $35 million in lost revenue for the state which, he said, would be better spent supporting job training programs Louisiana's two- and four-year colleges. "I just so happen to believe that these dollars make more sense as a return on investment than ...

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