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  1. With Florence headed toward East Coast, Louisiana officials watching 2 other tropical systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | The Advocate

    A tropical wave in the Caribbean Sea on Monday has a chance of developing into at least at tropical depression when it enters the Gulf of Mexico later this week. A tropical wave in the Caribbean Sea on Monday has a chance of developing into at least at tropical depression when it enters the Gulf of Mexico later this week.

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  2. Gov. Edwards blasts AG Jeff Landry over pre-existing conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is taking Attorney General Jeff Landry to task over health care in Louisiana. The governor says Landry's actions and lack of a plan are threatening the health care of 849,000 Louisianans with pre-existing conditions.

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  3. This day in history, Sept. 10, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    On Sept. 10, 1963, 20 black students entered Alabama public schools following a standoff between federal authorities and Gov. George C. Wallace.

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  4. Limiting firefighter exposure to asbestos after a disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Firerescue1

    Areas ravaged by environmental disasters fight an uphill battle during the recovery process , and the presence of asbestos can complicate matters further. From the tragic events of 9/11 to Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy, there are lessons to be learned from how toxic substances are handled in the aftermath of a disaster.

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  5. LHC Group Promotes Bruce Greenstein to Chief Strategy OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Business Wire

    With his added role as Chief Strategy Officer, Mr. Greenstein will lead the Company's accelerated value-based contracting, Accountable Care Organization management company and alternative payment and delivery model strategies. Mr. Greenstein joined the Company in June, after serving as Chief Technology Officer for the U.S. Health and Human Services where he provided leadership and direction to ensure that HHS effectively used data, technology and innovation to improve the lives of the American people and the performance of the operating divisions across the Department.

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  6. HISTORY, Sept. 10: Black students defy Gov. Wallace, enter Ala. schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Sun Journal

    On Sept. 10, 1963, 20 black students entered Alabama public schools following a standoff between federal authorities and Gov. George C. Wallace.

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  7. At Random: Labor Day and power of luckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | The Advocate

    With Tropical Storm Gordon appearing to pass by the area with little effect Landon Lenard fishes as the sunsets at Breakwater Park in New Orleans, La. Tuesday, Sept.

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  8. Socialist - hogwash' not a fix for country's problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | St. Albert Gazette

    In November, the U.S. has its "midterm" election, which features voting for some Senate seats, some governorships and all the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. There are a number of interesting angles to this election, but the one that fascinates me the most is the rise of the "far-left socialists" within the Democratic Party.

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  9. Rise for Climate, Jobs, & Justice: Cancer Alley, LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Indybay.org

    In solidarity with thousands of RISE events around the world, on September 8, Louisianans will RISE for Cancer Alley to demand local leaders commit to taking meaningful climate action now. Angela Kinlaw and Renate Heurich join us in the studio to discuss the event and what it means for Louisiana -- a oil state with a deep legacy of environmental, racial, and economic injustice.

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  10. Woman lit gasoline-soaked baby on fire, then started her IHOP shift, Louisiana records sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Hanna Barker, the 23-year-old mother, called 911 around 9 p.m. on July 17 to report that two kidnappers had taken her child from her home in Natchitoches, Louisiana. After officers responded to her Mayberry Trailer Park residence that night, Barker told them an elaborate story: Two individuals banged on her trailer door, then sprayed her with mace when she opened it, Barker said.

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  11. Gov. John Bel Edwards to recommend $1,000 pay boost for teachers; others seeking moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    Gov. John Bel Edwards tells Board of Regents Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, that higher education remains a priority. But he didn't commit to spending more money on colleges and universities.

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  12. Clearview traffic snarled at I-10 after wreck on exit rampRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | NOLA.com

    The exit ramp from I-10 West to Clearview Parkway south was closed to traffic as of 6:45 a.m. Friday, Louisiana DOTD tweeted. Traffic is not able to exit and motorists should use an alternate route.

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  13. Thermaldyne president: Our company doesn't harm LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    As a multi-generational resident of Louisiana and president of Thermaldyne, no one cares more about this place we call home than I do, which is why I want to clarify recent misinformation. We will not bring hazardous waste into the Thermaldyne facility.

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  14. Baton Rouge OMV employee arrested for overcharging customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | WGNO-TV New Orleans

    An Office of Motor Vehicles employee in Baton Rouge has been arrested for overcharging customers for much of the past year. Twenty-five-year-old Dequsha Ingram stole from an undisclosed number of OMV customers at the Independence Boulevard OMV location between December 2017 and her arrest on September 5, according to the Louisiana State Police.

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  15. Office of Motor Vehicles employee arrested after overcharging customers for months, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | The Advocate

    An employee of the Office of Motor Vehicles was arrested Wednesday after police determined she had overcharged customers for various transactions over 10 months, according to Louisiana State Police spokesman Senior Trooper Bryan Lee. Dequsha Ingram, 25, of Sunshine, is accused of making fraudulent transactions while she worked at the Independence Boulevard locations of the OMV since December 2017 in Baton Rouge, Lee said.

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  16. Alsen residents ask state to block renewal of nearby landfill: 'Do not dump in my community anymore'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    Ronaldson Field Debris Landfill and Recycling Facility as seen from Leisure Road, Thursday, June 7, 2018, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Council member Chauna Banks leads a meeting to vent frustrations about the DEQ's handling of Ronaldson Field on June 7, 2018, in East Baton Rouge Parish, and spoke at another hearing on the company's permit application on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2018.

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  17. Taking Back Our Streets: A father's ongoing fight for justiceRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2018 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    He has a photo album filled with pictures of Heather. His favorite, he says, probably the one where he is holding his daughter in his arms.

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  18. University of Cincinnati Researchers to Study School's Connection to SlaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    As it approaches its 2019 bicentennial, UC will delve into ways the school's history is connected to America's legacy of slavery The University of Cincinnati, today one of the city's largest employers and one of Ohio's most prominent state universities, didn't come into existence until five years after the Civil War ended and enslaved African-Americans were emancipated. But its history goes back earlier than its official 1870 birthday - and so does its connection with America's legacy of slavery.

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  19. Letters: Low energy costs help LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    The start of a new school year, the onset of the college football season and Shintech Louisiana announcing it'll invest nearly $1.5 billion to expand manufacturing facilities in Plaquemine share one commonality: Energy. Thanks to the state's support for policies that allow for lower-cost, locally-made energy, more families can afford school supplies and gasoline to drive or carpool to the big game.

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  20. I-10 widening? Some residents fear project's potential effect on Baton Rouge businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    George's Food and Spirits sits near the Interstate 10 overpass over Perkins Road, Thursday, January 18, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. Inside Ivar's Sports Bar & Grill, which sits near the Interstate 10 overpass over Perkins Road, early Thursday afternoon, January 18, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.

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