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  1. Letters: DAs not opposed to justice reformRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Advocate

    A story published online and in your newspaper last week mentioned that I am opposed to the bipartisan effort to reform Louisiana's criminal justice system. Neither I nor the Louisiana District Attorneys Association is opposed to improving the criminal laws, as such.

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  2. With his tax plan dead, John Bel Edwards challenges House GOP to offer oneRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Gov. John Bel Edwards challenged the Louisiana House leadership to offer their own tax plan, after his plan died Tuesday . With his own tax plan dying a quick death in the third week of the 2017 lawmaking session, Gov. John Bel Edwards challenged the Louisiana Legislature, specifically the House Republican leadership, to offer up its own alternative.

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  3. Sean Payton: Nothing imminent with Saints, Malcolm Butler tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... to acquire Butler. "There's nothing new," Payton said Tuesday at the Zurich Classic Celebrity Shootout at TPC Louisiana. "He's with New England, and I don't think anything has changed. I don't see anything being imminent as well." Sports ...

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  4. Interstate improvements dominate talks at transportation summitRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... and council members were among those in attendance. The objective was to determine solutions to Baton Rouge and Louisiana's transportation issues. Congressman Garret Graves says changes need to be made to the interstate. "One of the biggest ...

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  5. What Louisiana Can Teach The Nation About BipartisanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    There is much to love about my home state of Louisiana- the spicy Cajun and Creole cuisine, warm weather, friendly people, entertaining politics, and of course, the LSU Tigers. However, my favorite thing about Louisiana is our unique commitment as a state to protecting mothers and children from the harms of abortion .

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  6. What's 'nonviolent'? Question key as governor, prosecutors negotiate criminal justice revampRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Pete Adams, executive director of the Louisiana District Attorneys' Association, addresses the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Prosecutors are negotiating the definition of "nonviolent" with the Governor's Office to see if some middle ground can be found that would allow the district attorneys to back the sweeping package of bills aimed at reducing Louisiana's nation-leading prison population.

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  7. 0 commentRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Natchitoches Times

    ... : eval()'d code ). Northwestern State intramural women's basketball team won the Louisiana Collegiate Intramural-Recreation Sports Association championship last weekend at bi-annual LCIRSA state tournament in Monroe. Members of Northwestern State's ...

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  8. Jonesboro-Hodge High School senior wins 2017 Congressional High School Art CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced today that Jonesboro-Hodge High School senior Meredith Anderson has won the 2017 Congressional High School Art Competition for Louisiana's 5th District. High school students from throughout the nation compete annually for the opportunity to have a piece of artwork displayed in the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Anderson's art will hang among other winners from congressional districts across the country in the Capitol for a year, beginning this summer.

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  9. How much is too much when it comes to TOPS budget?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily World

    The House Appropriations Committee pressed Louisiana Board of Regents Commissioner Joe Rallo about TOPS students who receive scholarship surplus kickbacks from their universities and how those students affect the TOPS budget. How much is too much when it comes to TOPS budget? BATON ROUGE -- The House Appropriations Committee pressed Louisiana Board of Regents Commissioner Joe Rallo about TOPS students who receive scholarship surplus kickbacks from their universities and how those students affect the TOPS budget.

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  10. How extra scholarships affect TOPSRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily World

    How extra scholarships affect TOPS Many students receive multiple scholarships from their university in addition to TOPS awards. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: LOFSA COO and Deputy Executive Director Sujuan Boutte and Board of Regents Commissioner Joe Rallo testify Tuesday before the House Appropriations Committee.

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  11. Gov. Edwards to House GOP: Ball's in your courtRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily World

    ... said. The governor's proposed tax package initially would have raised about $1.6 million, which he said would pull Louisiana from a $1.3 billion cliff, or shortfall, projected next year and bump up support for the state's scholarship program TOPS ...

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  12. Heated Orleans Civil Court judge race to be decided SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... to court . Montero, with 25 years of experience as a trial lawyer, claimed Johnson had only practiced law in Louisiana for 6 years, had never been a lead attorney in a case and "has never tried a single case in Orleans Parish Civil District Court." ...

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  13. St. Tammany levee officials could stay on board after terms expire, under proposed lawRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Louisiana state Sen. Sharon Hewitt, R-Slidell, pictured with Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, is sponsoring a bill that would let members of the St. Tammany Parish levee board remain in their posts after their terms expire. Members of the St. Tammany Parish levee board would be able to remain in their posts after their terms expire under a legislative bill sponsored by Louisiana state Sen. Sharon Hewitt, R- Slidell .

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  14. Seat beat and sobriety police checkpoints: West MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... of occupant protection laws every Monday through Friday in the month of May. The extra patrols are funded by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission. Thursday, April 27, 2017: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (Occupant Protection) Friday, May 5, 2017: 7:00 pm to ...

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  15. Ex-Cajun Shawn Long Named To All-NBDL TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... second team member in the league's year end awards. The team is voted on by the 22 head coaches in the D-League. Louisiana's all-time leading rebounder ranked second in the D-League in boards with 11.1 per game. Long was also 12th in points per game ...

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  16. Iberia Parish roundabout construction begins May 1Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced today that Belle Place Olivier Road between Northside Road and LA 86 in Iberia Parish, will be closed from Monday, May 1 until Thursday, August 31, to begin the next construction phase of the roundabout on LA 86.

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  17. Capitol Views: Edwards' key tax proposal shelved; governor shifts burden to House GOPRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Roughly two hours after his premier policy proposal was shelved in the House Ways and Means Committee, Gov. John Bel Edwards stood before the State Capitol press corps this afternoon and made no apologies for the failure of his commercial activity tax, which would have levied a new tax on Louisiana business sales. The governor hinted that he knew the odds were stacked against him, especially on a committee filled with pro-business Republicans.

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  18. Gov. Edwards' commerce tax dies in committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... stiff opposition from business groups, who says this tax would hurt the state's business climate. President of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association Chris John, "This bill, certainly runs contrary to job creation. This bill will kill ...

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  19. Death penalty ban backed by Louisiana Senate committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Louisiana senators are moving forward with a bill that would make the state stop sentencing people to death , a rare proposal in a Republican-controlled region that tends to favor capital punishment . The Senate's Judiciary C Committee voted 6-1 Tuesday to have the full Senate consider the proposal, which would eliminate death penalty for any offense committed after July 31. Louisiana state Sen. Dan Claitor, R-Baton Rouge, saw his bill eliminating the death penalty move out of committee Tuesday, April 25, 2017, to the full Senate for debate.

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  20. Pair from Orange accused of tying up, robbing Meals on Wheels...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Louisiana TV station katc.com is reporting that a man and woman from Orange are accused of tying up and robbing a Starks, Louisiana man on Monday.

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