Louisiana Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. LSU's ex-offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger happy to be back with TEsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    ... replaced LSU head coach Ed Orgeron as a speaker at The Athletic Foundation Tiger Tour. Orgeron missed the last Louisiana stop of the tour because his wife, Kelly, recently underwent back surgeries. LSU athletic director Joe Alleva told the crowd of ...

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  2. Nine businesses recognized at Thomas H. Scott Awards of ExcellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Flying Tiger Brewery, Bank of Ruston, Neighbors, LLC, Hixson Automotive of Monroe and Dr. Gary Jones were honored with Thomas H. Scott Awards of Excellence during a reception held Thursday evening at the University of Louisiana at Monroe Conference Center. In addition, four businesses received special judge's awards.

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  3. Lawmakers weighing boost to Louisiana driver's license feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The House overwhelmingly supported the measure by Pineville Rep. Chris Hazel, a Republican, in an 81-14 vote. But the idea ran into concerns Thursday in the Senate transportation committee.

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  4. Wet track doesn't put damper on Lady Tigers at NCAA East PreliminaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Advocate

    ... earned a spot in the NCAA championships when he placed fifth in the hammer (226-5), an event won by Southeastern Louisiana's Alexander Young (233-1). Tulane's Alyssa Applebee became the first athlete from a state school other than LSU to get to ...

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  5. How do you spell 'dedication'? Louisiana girl studies hours each dayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Town Talk

    ... this year, Naysa is speller No. 210. There are 291 children set to compete. She is among five competitors from Louisiana. The others are Tien Nguyen of New Orleans, Michael Goss of Crowley, Cierra Wilson of Baton Rouge and Calvin Alexander Jr. of ...

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  6. Lawmaker: Louisiana domestic abuse laws risk nullificationRead the original story

    Thursday | The Tribune

    A Louisiana lawmaker fears women and children could lose crucial domestic violence protections if his colleagues refuse to join 48 states that have widened the safeguards to include same-sex couples. Rep. Patrick Connick wants to remove the requirement that a victim be of the opposite sex of the alleged offender to be considered a victim of domestic violence.

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  7. High demand for healthcare jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    When you think about the economic growth in Southwest Louisiana, your first thought might be about the industrial expansion and the jobs it has created. While those jobs are a big part of the boom, healthcare jobs are also in high demand.

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  8. Cajuns Lead Division I Softball With Three Academic All-AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    LAFAYETTE Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball seniors Haley Hayden, Alex Stewart and Kassidy Zeringue were each named to the 2017 Academic All-America Division I softball team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America . Zeringue is a second team Academic All-America honoree for the second straight season.

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  9. Louisiana inspector general won't get protected financingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WWL-AM New Orleans

    _ House lawmakers refused to give a protected, $2 million annual stream of state cash to the Louisiana inspector general's office that investigates government fraud and waste. Rep. Julie Stokes, a Kenner Republican, said her constitutional amendment ...

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  10. Anne Marie Duggan one of eight bowlers still undefeated going into final day of Senior QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Advocate

    ... placement in the elimination bracket could have them bowl each other in a late Thursday match with the loser out. Louisiana's Judith Leroux won her first match against Regina Aboud, 623-533, before falling in a close match to Cheryl Kelsar, 602-599. ...

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  11. Bill to allow feral hog hunts from hot air balloons headed to Texas governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... or so state funding has gone from $28 million to roughly $16 million. He says the University ... On Thursday, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development activated two new traffic signals in Sulphur off I-10 Westbound and I-10 ...

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  12. Guest column: Lawmakers should raise gas taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Advocate

    ... in New Orleans East. The facility, located at the old McFrugals, offers 37 acres of indoor and outdoor space. Louisiana hasn't adjusted its gasoline tax in 27 years. By contrast, 27 other states have recently raised their gas tax (20 with Republican ...

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  13. LDWF 's red snapper quota pilot program opposed by conservation groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Louisiana Sportsman

    Starting in 2018, 150 randomly selected anglers will divide 25,000 pounds of snapper with no set season dates or daily bag limits A two-year pilot program unveiled Thursday afternoon that the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries contends could ultimately lead to state management of red snapper met with sharp criticism from conservation groups representing recreational anglers. LDWF's Exempted Fishing Permit Application for State Management Pilot Project - which has already been delivered to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - would select 150 anglers by random drawing starting in 2018 who would be able to catch a total of 25,000 pounds of red snapper per year, according to a press release.

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  14. New traffic signals at I-10 exit ramps on Beglis ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development activated two new traffic signals Thursday at the I-10 eastbound ramps at Beglis Parkway in Sulphur.

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  15. Sunscreen, corporal punishment bills move through Senate committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... These kids are exceptional and should be absolved of corporal punishment," said Kristen Smith with the South Louisiana Coalition for Education. Earlier this session, another lawmaker tried to ban corporal punishment in public schools altogether. ...

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  16. Letters: Editorial on coast left out key pointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Advocate

    Your May 21 editorial about the dismissal of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority East's lawsuit against oil and gas companies left much - way too much - unsaid. You note that SLFPAE lost because of legal technicalities, yet you quote industry spokesman Chris John saying the ruling demonstrated the "allegations are baseless" and let his comment stand uncontradicted.

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  17. Home Bancorp, Inc. (HBCP) Short Interest UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... in the Greater Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Greater New Orleans and Northshore (of Lake Pontchartrain) regions of south Louisiana and the Natchez and Vicksburg regions of west Mississippi. Receive News & Ratings for Home Bancorp Inc. Daily - Enter your ...

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  18. Louisiana Legislature moves closer toward a meltdown on several frontsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | NOLA.com

    The Louisiana Legislature has descended into fighting between various factions, which threatens to derail a criminal justice overhaul and budget plan that were expected to pass. to make votes on the criminal justice bills needed to reduce the prison population difficult.

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  19. House won't pass revenue measures to address 'fiscal cliff,' Speaker...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Advocate

    Louisiana House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, as House begins business Thursday, May 25, 2017, with a Memorial Day ceremony. The Louisiana Legislature won't provide a long-term fix for the state's continuing budget problems before the regular session ends in two weeks because Republicans in the House have balked at raising the needed revenue.

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  20. Louisiana House moves to support Israel, but bill is gutted of strongest requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Advocate

    Louisiana legislators joined Wednesday, sort of, a growing conservative movement around the country to cease doing business with companies that boycott Israel. Voting 75-8, the Louisiana House voted for House Bill 685 that started out prohibiting participants in the Louisiana Deferred Compensation Plan from investing in companies that boycott Israel.

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