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  1. I-310 fully reopens in Luling after fiery fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | NOLA.com

    Interstate 310 in Luling fully reopened to traffic Friday morning , a day after a fiery crash killed one woman and sent a truck driver to the hospital. Officials with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development said the southbound lanes of I-310 at LA 3127 reopened at 5 a.m. Friday.

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  2. Unless emissions drop, much of coastal Louisiana will be swampedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | NOLA.com

    Two weeks ago President Donald Trump announced a trade: A few thousand temporary jobs for West Virginia coal miners in exchange for letting the Gulf of Mexico drown much of south Louisiana over the next 50 years. Not a single member of Louisiana's congressional delegation uttered a complaint.

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  3. After first week of session, key part of Governora s tax plan still not filedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    With Louisiana legislators already home after their first week of session, one of the governor's key tax reform bills has not yet been filed. "There's a little bit of frustration because it's such a big part of the governor's package," said Rep. Paula Davis, R-Baton Rouge.

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  4. LaPlace dump truck driver killed in fiery crash with fuel truck on I-310 in LulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | NOLA.com

    A 44-year-old LaPlace woman was killed Thursday morning after an 18-wheeler hauling about 8,000 gallons of gasoline smashed into the back of a slow-moving dump truck on Interstate 310 in Luling, according to Louisiana State Police. Chalanta Brown, the driver of the dump truck, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash , which occurred just after 8 a.m. on I-310 south between La.

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  5. COA agreement doesn't need special measures, mayor says, after Democrats stage walkoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | The Advocate

    People pack the council chambers during a meeting of the metro council where a proposed Council on Aging tax was discussed, Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at City Hall in downtown Baton Rouge, La. Democratic members of the council walked out on the meeting after a vote failed that would have immediately approved the tax without knowing the findings of a legislative audit of the Council on Aging.

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  6. Louisianans split on religious freedom laws for businessesRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 13 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Louisianans overwhelmingly support protections that prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, but are split on whether businesses should be allowed to deny services to customers for religious reasons. The latest and final installment of the 2017 Louisiana Survey explores public opinion on LGBT rights and concerns about religious freedoms and traditional values.

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  7. Newsmaker of the Week: The Metro Council's DemocratsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 13 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    The first several months of 2017 have been quiet for the Metro Council. Agendas have been often short and straightforward, and there have been few, if any, contentious debates.

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  8. Survey: Louisianans evenly split over religious freedom lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Louisiana residents are evenly split when it comes to religious freedom laws allowing businesses to refuse service to same sex couples based on their religion. That's according to results from the 2017 Louisiana Survey.

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  9. Tackling Tax Reform - Where We Are and Where We're HeadedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | JD Supra

    This is the first of a series of posts on Tax Reform. In this series, I will be covering: what Tax Reform means, the legislative process for enacting it, the likely timing of its arrival, the estate & gift tax and income tax proposals already presented by the Trump administration and the U.S. House of Representatives, and possible planning strategies that businesses and individuals may wish to consider.

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  10. Grace Notes: Gov. John Bel Edwards keeps talking about Medicaid expansion; this could be whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | The Advocate

    Gov. John Bel Edwards, right, makes a point while addressing the joint session during opening day at the Louisiana legislature Monday April 10, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La.. Before Gov. John Bel Edwards pleaded with lawmakers to revamp the state's outmoded tax code, before he asked them to pass the 2017 coastal master plan and to tackle prison reform, and before he implored them to refrain from Washington-style partisan politics, Edwards spent a few minutes during his opening address of the new legislation session talking about Medicaid expansion.

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  11. Trump administration reportedly vetting Scott Angelle for Interior Department positionRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 6 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    The unnamed source says it's unclear whether Angelle is being considered for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management or Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. Angelle currently serves on the state's public service commission as the utility regulator for District 2, which stretches from Cameron Parish to Iberia Parish and north to LaSalle, Grant and parts of Sabine and Catahoula parishes.

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  12. Nine in 10 Louisianans support equal pay requirement, survey saysRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 6 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    A large majority of Louisiana residents-91%-support requiring employers to pay men and women the same wages for doing the same work, according to the latest installment of the 2017 Louisiana Survey. The findings, from LSU's Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs, preempt an expected debate over equal pay legislation filed for the upcoming legislative session convening on Monday.

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  13. I-55 South opens after bus carrying Orleans Parish inmates crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | NOLA.com

    A bus carrying Orleans Parish inmates to New Orleans from East Carroll Parish crashed early Thursday morning, April 6, 2017, on Interstate 55 southbound near Manchac, the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office said. Southbound lanes of Interstate 55 reopened Thursday after a bus carrying 16 Orleans Parish inmates crashed near Manchac early that morning, authorities said.

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  14. Stadium work hits DOTD snagRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 6 | Fgazette.com

    Negotiations with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development over access to the new Union Parish High School will delay improvements to Doc Elliott Stadium until after the 2017 football season. For complete story, pickup the Gazette in newsstands now

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  15. New Orleans pursues private operator for Public Belt Railroad, a deal worth more than $60 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | NOLA.com

    Port of New Orleans, Mississippi River, Nashville Street Wharf, Uptown. Aerial shot on Thursday, August 14, 2014.

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  16. Survey: 91 percent of Louisianians support equalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | Daily World

    Survey: 91 percent of Louisianians support equal pay laws Rep. Helen Moreno has filed a bill that would prevent 'pay secrecy' in workplace. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: http://tnsne.ws/2oMzewK Gov. John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna Edwards played host to an Equal Pay Summit Friday at the Shaw Center in Baton Rouge.

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  17. Louisiana flood victims deserve better -- and nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | NOLA.com

    Trevor Reeves waves his flag defiantly, Friday, August 19, 2016, against the flood waters that ravaged his home in Sorrento. Eight months later, flood victims are still waiting for federal recovery dollars to flow through the state.

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  18. Key Words: Paul Ryan on tax plan: 'White House hasn't nailed it down' 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | MarketWatch

    A comment from U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan may have helped to trigger one of the biggest reversals in stocks in more than a year, a down move that could continue Thursday. A big reason behind the push for post-U.S. presidential election stock gains in recent months has been the reflation theory, that U.S. President Donald Trump would move forward with his ambitious plans to boost the economy, including with tax reform.

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  19. Prison bus accident closes I-55 south of PonchatoulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The accident involves two other vehicles. There are minor injuries reported. There were at least 16 prisoners on the bus.

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  20. Prison bus accident snarls I-55 near Manchac, left lane now openRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The accident involves two other vehicles. There are minor injuries reported. There were at least 16 prisoners on the bus.

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