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  1. Northbound Airline Hwy. reopened at Florida Blvd. after crashRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | BayouBuzz.com

    According to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, US 61 North (Airline Highway) is reopened to traffic at Florida Boulevard after an accident.

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  2. Hobby Lobby Could Be Creating New Gender Gap Problems For RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Outside the Beltway

    The majority of female voters don't want to vote for politicians who support Hobby Lobby's move to drop coverage for some forms of contraceptives, according to a new poll conducted by Hart Research Associates.

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  3. Traffic Alert: I-12 East closed past Pumpkin Center Road in HammondRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | The Advocate

    Interstate 12 East is closed past Pumpkin Center Road in Hammond because of an accident, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced on Twitter.

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  4. Traffic Alert: Left lane blocked on I-110 South before Capitol AccessRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | The Advocate

    The left lane of Interstate 110 South is blocked before Capitol Access because of an accident, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced on Twitter.

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  5. Ask The Advocate: Front seat or back seat?Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | The Advocate

    QUESTION: I'm having a 7-year-old grandson visiting and am trying to find out if he can ride in the front seat of a car.

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  6. Guest commentary: Nursing home lobby stifles changeRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | The Advocate

    Senior citizens have a vision for the future: Virtually every long-living adult wishes to live in their own home, and many say they would rather die than go to a nursing home.

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  7. Gov. Bobby Jindal: Why I fight for educationRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | The Town Talk

    People often ask, what do I think is the most important issue facing Louisiana? Or, if I could accomplish just one thing as governor what would it be? These are tough questions.

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  8. Jindal orders state to help fix university roadRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | Daily World

    Gov. Bobby Jindal has ordered the state transportation department to help fix a main road through the Southern University campus in Baton Rouge.

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  9. The Ouachita and the environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | The News-Star

    Dr. Michael Caire loves fishing on the Ouachita River. He'll even eat his catch, if it's small enough, that is.

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  10. Conway to plug into statewide information exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | The News-Star

    The University Health System, which includes Monroe's University Health Conway, has enrolled in the Louisiana Health Information Exchange.

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  11. Bobby Jindal, left, John White and Chas RoemerRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... o the level we are at on this thing." Follow Will Sentell on Twitter @WillSentell. For more coverage of Louisiana government and politics, follow our Politics blog at

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  12. No winners in dispute over Gustav claims in Livingston ParishRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | The Advocate

    A debris removal contractor's lawsuit against Livingston Parish threatens to turn parish politics on its head in the wake of an arbitration ruling denying the parish's $59 million claim for Hurricane Gustav cleanup costs.

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  13. Edwards is making a game campaign in his run for Congress, magazine saysRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards speaks about his past and his current campaign at his headquarters on April 2, 2014.

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  14. S.C. second worst for number of women in the LegislatureRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | Post and Courier

    When state Sen. Katrina Shealy began her first term in the South Carolina Senate last year, she didn't know quite what to expect.

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  15. La. jobless rate rises in June for second monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | Daily World

    The state's jobless rate rose to 5 percent from 4.9 percent in May. Louisiana's unemployment rate was 6.4 percent in June 2013.

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  16. Payday lenders: Lack of oversight by state shamefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | The Times

    It was bad enough when the Legislature didn't pass bills earlier this year to rein in some of the predatory practices of payday lenders in our state.

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  17. New 55-mile scenic route in Jeff Davis ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | The Times

    A new outdoor adventure is being created in Jeff Davis Parish. Visitors and residents can now enjoy the Flyway Byway -- a more than 55-mile scenic driving route surrounded by swamps, farmland, waterways and other unique terrain.

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  18. Why is State Farm raising Louisiana property insurance rates?Read the original story

    Jul 19, 2014 | BayouBuzz.com

    What on earth is happening out there? Is a major hurricane churning in the Gulf and taking dead aim at Louisiana? Is the Mighty Mississippi on the verge of overflowing its levees and about to flood thousands of acres, driving hundreds of thousands from their homes? Something drastic must be up.

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  19. Southern Louisiana is adventure for food and nature loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Viewing the sugar-cane fields or Gulf of Mexico shores helps you fully enjoy the food produced in the area, while shelling a crawfish or eating boudin will deepen your appreciation of the terrain from which it came.

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  20. Our Views: A big move for schoolsRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2014 | The Advocate

    That last phrase doesn't capture the depths of problems of too many of our families, from the inner cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge, to the grinding rural deprivation of the Mississippi Delta.

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