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  1. The Rundown: Everything you need to know heading into the Louisiana...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | The Advocate

    House of Representatives members work during legislative action in the House Chamber at the State Capitol, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Special session: Louisiana lawmakers are heading into a special session on Tuesday to try to fix the budget.

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  2. I-20W closed near downtown Shreveport for constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced that part of Interstate 20 westbound near downtown Shreveport, Caddo Parish will close Monday morning. The close reportedly started at midnight and is expected to last about 6 hours to remove an overhead truss sign over both lanes of I-20 westbound.

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  3. College great, ex-Raider Billy Cannon dies at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | SFGate

    Billy Cannon, the gifted running back who won the Heisman Trophy for LSU in 1959 with a memorable Halloween night punt return touchdown against Mississippi and played six seasons for the Raiders in the 1960s, died Sunday at 80. LSU said Cannon, the school's only Heisman winner, died at his home in St. Francisville, La. The cause of death was not immediately known.

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  4. LSUa s only Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon dies at age 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | Vicksburg Post

    Billy Cannon, the gifted running back who won the Heisman Trophy for LSU in 1959 with a memorable Halloween night punt return touchdown against Mississippi, died Sunday. He was 80. LSU said Cannon, the school's only Heisman winner, died at his home in St. Francisville.

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  5. Friends, family of LSU's Billy Cannon remember star as 'one of the greatest' to don purple and goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | Sea Coast Echo

    Advocate staff photo by Travis Spradling. Photo shot on 11/20/2010 Slug: lsuMISS Trax # 00023910a Jerry Stovall, Tommy Casanova, Jimmy Taylor, Billy Cannon and Y.A. Tittle are recognized, between the first and second quarter, in the game between LSU and Ole Miss, Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010 at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge.

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  6. Billy Cannon / Photo courtesy of The AdvocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Former LSU football player Billy Cannon, famously noted for his role in the 1958 national championship, has died at the age of 80. Billy Cannon passed away peacefully in his home early Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.

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  7. LSU Fans, former athletes remember Cannon as 'one of the greatest' to don purple and goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | The Advocate

    Friends and fans of legendary LSU running back Billy Cannon remembered the late athlete as a kind, unique individual behind one of the most decorated plays in the university's history. Former LSU running backs Jacob Hester and Derrius Guice recalled "talking football" with Cannon.

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  8. Another temporary patch on Louisiana's budget isn't good enough | EditorialRead the original story

    Sunday May 20 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana legislators will gather Tuesday for their sixth special session since the beginning of 2016. Like the others, this session is being called to fill a looming gap in the budget.

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  9. Political Horizons: Special session will tread old groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | The Advocate

    "Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more," in the words of William Shakespeare's Henry V , as the Louisiana Legislature charges into its sixth special session to cover the gap between promised services and the money available. This time around legislators have "pretend budgets" that detail staggering cuts in health care, child protection, law enforcement, TOPS, and higher education.

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  10. Jeff Sadow: Edwards has his own game of pretendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | The Advocate

    ... an associate professor of political science at Louisiana State University-Shreveport, where he teaches Louisiana government. He is author of a blog about Louisiana politics at www.between-lines.com . When the Louisiana Legislature is in session, he ...

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  11. Guest column: Time to fix Louisiana's problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | The Advocate

    Two and half years ago, I took the oath of office to be governor of our great state under very difficult circumstances. The shortfall was historically high at more than $2 billion.

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  12. Call Congress's "Blue Lives Matter" bills what they ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | Rational Review

    "On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed the Protect and Serve Act of 2018 by a vote of 382 to 35. The act - a congressional 'Blue Lives Matter' bill - would make it a federal crime to assault a police officer. The Senate version of the bill, which also has broad bipartisan support, goes even further, framing an attack on an officer as a federal hate crime.

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  13. Lawmakers end session early to prepare for Tuesday start to special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | The Advocate

    House of Representatives members talk during legislative action in the House Chamber at the State Capitol, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Louisiana legislators ended the 2018 regular session on Friday - more than two weeks ahead of schedule, giving lawmakers a brief break before they begin yet another special session to try to sort out the state's finances.

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  14. Edwards vetoes budget as lawmakers ready for special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | The Hastings Tribune

    Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed a budget for next year that contained deep cuts across government, announcing the move Friday only minutes after lawmakers ended their regular session.

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  15. John Bel Edwards vetoes budget; lawmakers to start from scratch in special sessionRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | NOLA.com

    Gov. John Bel Edwards on Friday vetoed the $28.5 billion state budget sent to his desk by the Louisiana Legislature the day before, setting up another round of fiscal wrangling that will begin Tuesday in a special session. The proposal before him cut nearly a quarter of the general fund dollars from nearly every state agency.

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  16. Capital Region moves a step closer in quest to get a new Mississippi River bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    July 13, 2013: Mississippi River Bridge in Baton Rouge, USA. The Horace Wilkinson Bridge is a cantilever bridge carrying Interstate 10 in Louisiana across the Mississippi River.

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  17. Capitol Views: Regular session is nearing its endRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    If all goes as planned in the coming hours, the Louisiana Legislature could adjourn its regular session as early as this evening. But for senators and representatives, it won't feel like much of a conclusion.

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  18. Harrah's Casino extension dies as Louisiana Legislature adjournsRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | NOLA.com

    Before it adjourned for the regular session, the Louisiana Legislature could not reach a compromise Friday on an extension of Harrah's New Orleans casino gambling license. The bill died in a conference committee, dealing a major blow to plans for a new $350 million hotel.

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  19. Effort to resurrect expansion of Uber, Lyft killed again in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | The Advocate

    In this Wednesday, March 18, 2015, photo the Uber app displays on a smart phone cars available for a pick up in downtown Manhattan. New York Cityis storied yellow cabs are taking a back seat to Uber now that the ride-sharing app has more vehicles registered in the city than the total number of taxis.

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  20. Labor survey: More Louisianans report jobs than ever beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Employers reported 9,000 more workers in April than in March, another strong sign. April's survey shows 2.04 million people reporting jobs, beating the previous record of December 2014.

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