Louisiana Government Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Flat Bay's Kevin Beanland is Air Canada's Flying FiddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | The Labradorian

    Flat Bay's Kevin Beanland has been playing various instruments, including the fiddle, since he was 14 years old. - Nicholas Mercer He figures he is from Corner Brook, was some sort of travelling salesman and was aboard the same Air Canada flight from Halifax to Toronto in 1989.

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  2. Louisiana DaybookRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

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  3. The GOP Governors Succeeding in Blue StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | National Review Online

    Most independent analysts think the House of Representatives is going to flip to the Democrats, and while the Senate looks likely to remain Republican, the GOP probably won't expand its control of that chamber by any substantial margin. And yet a handful of Republican governors in deeply Democratic states - Charlie Baker in Massachusetts, Larry Hogan in Maryland, and Phil Scott in Vermont - are highly favored to win reelection.

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  4. Strong public opposition at public hearing for new West Baton Rouge waste reclamation plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | The Advocate

    A variance request from an environmental services firm hoping to open a $50 million industrial waste reclamation plant in Port Allen was met with overwhelming disapproval from residents who attended a public hearing Thursday night, most of whom said they are tired of seeing the industrial footprint in West Baton Rouge Parish continue to encroach on residential development. Those residents, and some from a few surrounding parishes, also took the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality to task for not providing a venue big enough to hold the hundreds of people who showed up for the public hearing on Thermaldyne's request for a feedstock variance for operations at its Port Allen facility, which is scheduled to open later this year.

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  5. How should Louisiana spend a $300 million surplus?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Republican leaders in the Louisiana House of Representatives don't appear headed in the same direction when it comes to spending Louisiana's budget surplus from last fiscal year. The governor can give input on how the money should be spent, but the decision ultimately rests with lawmakers.

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  6. The US Senate Unanimously Passes the Orrin G. Hatch Music Modernization ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | [H]ard OCP

    The US Senate has passed the Orrin G. Hatch Music Modernization Act. This law lays the framework and thus 'modernizes' for how artists should be compensated for their works in a digital age.

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  7. Louisiana inmate re-captured after escaping Elayn Hunt Wednesday morning, DOC officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | The Advocate

    An inmate at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel escaped the prison Wednesday morning, but was captured within 20 minutes, said Department of Corrections spokesman Ken Pastorick. Jose Castro, 56, convicted of armed robbery, broke out of an exercise pen at the prison, scaled a fence and then escaped through a gate that had opened for an entering vehicle, Pastorick said.

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  8. Letters: Quality jobs for Port AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | The Advocate

    For the last three years, the Baton Rouge Area Chamber has worked closely with Thermaldyne as it built its state-of-the-art oil recycling facility in Port Allen. From the start, Thermaldyne has diligently worked with state and local officials to bring its investment to fruition with safety and compliance as priorities.

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  9. List: 8 days of Interstate 10 single-lane closures in BR to start MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Drivers sit in traffic on I10 east approaching the Highland Road exit during rush hour, Thursday, January 28, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La. Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Drivers sit in traffic on I10 east approaching the Highland Road exit during rush hour, Thursday, January 28, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  10. LDEQ holds public hearing on proposed waste recycling facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality will host a public hearing Thursday regarding a permit request from an environmental services firm building a $50 million industrial waste reclamation plant in Port Allen. The Louisiana Environmental Action Network says Thermaldyne's request for a feedstock variance is an attempt to bypass federal and state mandates designed to protect the public from potential dangers associated with the processing and handling of hazardous waste chemicals.

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  11. Today in HistoryRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2018 | Washington Times

    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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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