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  1. This Week in the Civil WarRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... the war. Union troops who had been backing a failed federal Army and Navy incursion up the Red River into northern Louisiana found themselves bogged down in fighting in neighboring Arkansas this week 150 years ago in the Civil War. The troops under ...

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  2. Compensation Battle Rages Four Years After BP's U.S. Oil SpillRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lincoln Daily News

    F our years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over.

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  3. Marijuana possession shouldn't carry a 20-year prison term: EditorialRead the original story

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    Louisiana's prisons are filled with nonviolent criminals who in another state would have received a much shorter sentence or no jail time at all.

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  4. LaPlace man recently donated his 200th recorded pint of bloodRead the original story

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    Donald "Donoo" Brady of LaPlace has been donating blood since 1954 and he recently donated his 200th recorded pint at Southeast Louisiana Blood Center in LaPlace.

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  5. SLCC scholarship deadline approachesRead the original story

    Yesterday | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    May 1 is the deadline for South Louisiana Community College students to apply for more than $60,000 in available scholarships for the upcoming academic year.

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  6. Southern celebrates 100 years in Baton RougeRead the original story

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... communities and contribute." The U.S. Department of Justice had to step in twice, in 1981 and 1984, to compel Louisiana to fund Southern at adequate levels. The federal government had determined Louisiana was operating a dual higher education system ...

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  7. St. Joseph Cathedral hosts outdoor Way of the CrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... Friday starting at St. Joseph Cathedral in Baton Rouge. In fact, the 14 stations will be on the grounds of the Louisiana State Capitol and then end up back at the cathedral. Bishop Robert Meunch led a time of prayer and praise, reminding the ...

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  8. Compensation war rages over BP's US oil spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over.

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  9. Advocate staff photo by Matthew Hinton-- Stephanie GraceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    ... bidder. Or maybe, just maybe, the governor in question is driven far more by his or her national ambitions than by Louisiana's long-term best interests. We don't know how a governor is going to behave until that governor starts, well, behaving. But ...

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  10. Louisiana Lawmakers Consider Student Privacy BillRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Heartland Institute

    A bill is making its way through the Louisiana legislature would revamp how schools and the state collect student data.

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  11. La. man charged in Miss. sex-trafficking caseRead the original story

    Yesterday | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The U.S. Attorney in New Orleans says a Louisiana man has been indicted in a 2012 sex trafficking case.

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  12. Interim president at Louisiana College 'focused on a transition'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    The incoming interim president at Louisiana College said he hopes to "nourish a healthy environment" at the private Baptist school in Pineville.

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  13. Northwestern State falls in extra inningsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Times

    ... SLC) and Islanders (20-19, 10-6) are in a six-way tie for first place with McNeese State, Nicholls, Southeastern Louisiana and Sam Houston. The second game of the NSU and Corpus Christi series will be on Friday at 6:30 and the final contest will be ...

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  14. Tax votes may require a 20 percent voter turnoutRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily World

    ... Senate Bill 200 by Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, faced strong option, though not enough to kill it. With only the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry for it and numerous groups like the Louisiana Municipal Association and Louisiana ...

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  15. Kennedy: Lafayette is ideal place for new medical schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily World

    Louisiana needs another medical school. Lafayette would be an ideal location. Our state has a doctor shortage.

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  16. La. education chief: Testing critics don't have planRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Town Talk

    Continued efforts to try to keep Louisiana from using tests associated with the Common Core education standards are creating "a state of chaos" for public school teachers, Superintendent of Education John White said Thursday.

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  17. Louisiana state government offices closed for Good FridayRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Times

    BATON ROUGE -- State government offices are closed for the Good Friday holiday, in advance of Easter. The Louisiana Legislature shut down early this week because of the holiday, with the House and Senate taking off both Thursday and Friday. ...

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  18. UT's Campbell mulling over minor depth issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Toledo Blade

    ... Quentin Gibson recently signed a letter of intent with the Rockets, rescinding his commitment to grayshirt at Louisiana State. Gibson, a two-star prospect, was introduced to Toledo late in the recruiting process by renowned quarterbacks guru George ...

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  19. Juvenile-Justice System Not Meeting Educational Needs, Report SaysRead the original story

    Thursday | Education Week

    ... cost of each placement in a state facility averaged from $88,000 to $91,000 per year. The annual average cost in Louisiana was $119,073, according to a 2009 audit report. In Virginia, it was an estimated at $101,037 annually, and in Tennessee, the ...

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  20. Mayor pitches New Orleans as home for 'Late Show'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Town Talk

    ... the key demographic you are trying to reach,' Landrieu said in the letter to CBS' Leslie Moonves. He also noted Louisiana's generous tax credits for movie and television production. He noted that 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' was filmed in the New ...

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