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  1. Workers who feed our bodies and souls, build our homes benefit from Medicaid: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Gov. John Bel Edwards, right, speaks with Dr. Sarah Candler, third from right, about Medicaid expansion after a news conference at University Medical Center in New Orleans. Also pictured, to the left of Edwards, is Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Dr. Rebekah Gee.

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  2. Retired UNO professor wins uncontested legislative seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Retired University of New Orleans Professor Polly Thomas has secured a seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives after signing up as the lone candidate to fill the vacancy left by Rep. Joe Lopinto. Thomas, a 69-year-old Republican from Metairie, has long expressed an interest in the Louisiana Legislature.

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  3. Winn-Dixie Celebrates 60 Years of Serving LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Business Wire

    This week commemorates the first Winn-Dixie in Louisiana; grocer announces community partnership at anniversary festivities with special guest Chef Curtis Stone Winn-Dixie in Louisiana celebrates 60 years of heritage and investment in the community, and announces its commitment to the future of the community through the launch of the new Winn-Dixie Young Talent Program with CafA Reconcile, a local organization dedicated to serving young people facing adversity. Winn-Dixie has been operating in Louisiana since July 28, 1956, when the grocery chain acquired various locations of H.G. Hill stores throughout the Gulf Coast area.

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  4. Haylie Teresa MorelandRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to Sgt. Ricky Gray, Haylie Teresa Moreland was arrested on charges of theft by fraud over $25,000 and identity theft.

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  5. Rayne police arrest one for allegedly committing identity theftRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Police say warrants for Moreland's arrest were the result of a criminal complaint saying Moreland impersonated another person and defrauding the complainant of approximately $27,600. Moreland was booked into the Acadia Parish Jail and her bond was set at $85,000.

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  6. Think Tank 1010am Violence & Economic DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A former resident says violence & the economic divide in Baton Rouge was caused by blacks leaving the neighborhood. Could people who succeed after leaving make a difference by returning? This hours guest: Ed Pratt - columnist, freelance writer and media consultant Captain Black - Anti Crime Activist All right guys in there and think things should unknown world known.

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  7. Our Views: David Duke candidacy a tired echo of the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke talks to the media at the Louisiana Secretary of State's office in Baton Rouge, La., on Friday, March 22, 2016, after registering to run for the U.S. Senate, saying "the climate of this country has moved in my direction." Duke's candidacy comes one day after Donald Trump accepted the GOP nomination for president, and Duke said he's espoused principles for years that are similar to the themes Republicans are now supporting in Trump's campaign, on issues such as immigration and trade.

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  8. Retired UNO Professor Polly Thomas wins uncontested legislative seat representing Jefferson ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Advocate

    Advocate photo by J.T. BLATTY-- Polly Thomas, a Republican and former Jefferson Parish School Board member, leaves the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court's Office in Elmwood after qualifying to run for the state house seat in District 80 on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Advocate photo by J.T. BLATTY-- Polly Thomas, a Republican and former Jefferson Parish School Board member, leaves the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court's Office in Elmwood after qualifying to run for the state house seat in District 80 on Wednesday, July 20, 2016.

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  9. DOTD announces lane closures on Basin BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced today that beginning Monday, July 25 through Thursday, July 28, the I-10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge in St. Martin and Iberville Parishes will have alternating lane closures in the eastbound and westbound directions for bridge inspection operations, weather permitting. The Pokemon Go craze continues, but now in Lafayette it is being regulated.

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  10. I-220 EB to close at 7 p.m. for emergency repairsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    According to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LDOTD), the closure will be from LA 173 to LA 1 in Shreveport. Eastbound traffic will be required to exit at LA 173 to LA 3094 to LA 1 and then back to I-220.

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  11. Clancy DuBos: David Duke? He's baaackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Best of New Orleans

    Just when you thought politics couldn't get any crazier, neo-Nazi and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke resurfaced to run for the U.S. Senate as a Republican. Actually, I need to add two more items to Duke's resume: convicted felon and admitted fraud.

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  12. Independent Elected to Louisiana LegislatureRead the original story

    Monday | Ballot Access News

    Joe Marino of Gretna, Louisiana, has been elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives, 85th district. He is a registered independent, and becomes the third independent member of that body.

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  13. Glasper calls on feds to investigate East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court's OfficeRead the original story

    Monday | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Former Metro Councilman Darrell Glasper is asking the U.S. Justice Department and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Louisiana to investigate the East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court's Office, including the allegations of misuse of public funds outlined in an audit and the alleged mistreatment of white workers in the office. , Glasper asks both U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and U.S. Attorney Walt Green to investigate Clerk of Court Doug Welborn, and his assistants, Greg Brown and Gerard Hall.

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  14. Overturned concrete mixer truck blocks part of Greenwell Springs RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Firefighters said it happened just north of Denham Road near Central. They added the truck is blocking both directions of Greenwell Springs Road.

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  15. Duterte allies win leadership of Congress ahead of speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News9 Oklahoma City

    Former President and now Congresswoman Gloria Macapagal Arroyo smiles beside her neck brace during the opening session of the Philippine Congress where President Rodrigo Duterte is set to deliver his first state of the nation a... . Former Philippine First Lady and now Congresswoman Imelda Marcos, center, sits with fellow lawmakers as she attends the opening session of the 17th Congress wherein President Rodrigo Duterte is to deliver his state of the nat... A wildfire that destroyed 18 homes has surged back to unpredictable life, darkening the skies north of Los Angeles with black smoke and driving thousands from their homes.

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  16. While task force barely underway, hike in Louisiana gas tax likely to emergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Early-morning traffic streams westward toward New Orleans Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, on the Interstate 10 twin spans near the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. Gov. John Bel Edwards, speaks to attendees of 2016 Louisiana Oil and Gas Association Annual meeting at the Golden Nugget Casino Hotel in Lake Charles on Jan. 28, 2016.

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  17. Ray Rice deserves redemptive chance after domestic-violence scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Ray Rice left the NFL in disgrace after knocking his then-girlfriend unconscious in 2014. He'd like to return to the league, but teams are wary of his diminishing skills and age.

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  18. A look at how states compare on women in elected officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Women comprise half of the U.S. population, yet they are underrepresented at various levels of elected office. Here is a closer look at how states compare when it comes to women in elected office: = STATES WITH THE MOST FEMALE STATE LAWMAKERS, 2016: - COLORADO, 42 percent.

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  19. John Bel Edwards guest column: In wake of Baton Rouge shootings, it's time to healRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards speaks during a prayer vigil, Thursday, July 7, 2016, at the Living Faith Christian Center on Winbourne Avenue, in Baton Rouge, La. Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards speaks during a prayer vigil, Thursday, July 7, 2016, at the Living Faith Christian Center on Winbourne Avenue, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  20. Why former KKK leader David Duke is returning to politicsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Yahoo!

    Former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan David Duke announced on Friday that he would run for a US Senate seat in Louisiana, pointing to the presidential campaign of Republican candidate Donald Trump as evidence that the national mood had swung in favor of policies he has long espoused. "I believe my time has come," he said, according to the Associated Press .

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