Louisiana Newswire (Page 9)

Louisiana Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. State tax filing, payment extensions offered after tornadoesRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    Taxpayers who were victims of the severe storms and tornadoes that struck Louisiana earlier this month could be eligible for extensions filing their state taxes. Louisiana's Department of Revenue announced Monday that filing and payment extensions are available to people whose homes or businesses are in certain zip codes in Livingston and Orleans parishes.

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  2. Fragile deal struck on budget, Rainy DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily World

    Fragile deal struck on budget, Rainy Day Deal hinges on Senate passing a resolution by House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: http://tnsne.ws/2loyOLI BATON ROUGE - Gov. John Bel Edwards and lawmakers struck a fragile compromise here Monday that would close Louisiana's midyear budget deficit with minimal cuts by withdrawing nearly $100 million from the state's Rainy Day Fund.

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  3. What if the Louisiana Legislature fails to eliminate the $304 million deficit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NOLA.com

    The Louisiana Legislature was getting closer to an agreement Monday on erasing state government's $304 million midyear deficit after a week of negotiations. The lawmakers' special session to rebalance the budget must end by Wednesday at midnight, leaving them less than three days to finazlie a deal.

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  4. Six weeks later, proposal to cut TOPS quietly shelvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Advocate

    A revised draft of possible TOPS changes Monday no longer includes a controversial recommendation that college freshmen and sophomores get less TOPS aid than juniors and seniors. The initial proposal was unveiled on Jan. 9 by the staff of the Louisiana Board of Regents, which oversees colleges and universities.

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  5. Corrections Cadet booked with Simple BatteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Monday, Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections officials began the termination process of an employee for punching an offender while on duty. St. Garbriel Police Detectives booked the corrections cadet with simple battery.

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  6. Live updates: Baton Rouge police, community relations at center of forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge political, public safety and spiritual leaders will address Monday night how the Capital City can recover after tragedy and racial divisions shaped the summer of 2016. The discussion will be part of a taping for Louisiana Public Broadcasting's "Louisiana Public Square" segment called "Black and the Blue."

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  7. First Alert Forecast: Rain may linger into Tuesday, but will it stick around through Mardi Gras?Read the original story

    Monday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The worst of the rain is now over as a band of heavy rain moved through Southwest Louisiana a little earlier this afternoon. Winds were quite gusty as the rain moved through, some areas saw gusts in excess of 40 mph.

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  8. Hundreds of pairs of shoes donated to Denham Springs students who lost theirs in floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... College. Local reverend Levert Kemp says when the national president of the group heard about the devastation in Louisiana following the August 2016 flood , he wanted to help. "It makes you feel better about yourself. You may have lost something but ...

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  9. Fans flocked to the NBA All-Star Game in the Smoothie King Center.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... for the event. Parades rolled Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the same time. The New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana State Police and federal authorities worked to keep people safe, making more than 100 arrests and seized guns off the street. ...

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  10. Students showcase skills in Cajun, zydeco concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... ners in the project include Art Works, Local Learning: The National Network for Folk Arts in Education, Center for Louisiana Studies, KRVS Public Media, AOC Community Media and Acadiana Center for the Arts.

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  11. Officers searching for suspects accused of vandalizing Goose Creek bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WMBF

    ... Twp. home on Thursday night, after being unable to leave her living room chair for over a year. The humidity in Louisiana presents a constant battle for people who have frizzy hair. Alden Clark, 13, says she used to battle a rats' nest on her head ...

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  12. ObituariesRead the original story

    Monday | The Cuero Record, Cuero, Texas

    ... Ray Jurek of Cuero, Jeramy Ray Dygert (Ashley) of Victoria; three grandchildren; brother Jim Jurek of Winnfield, Louisiana; and sister, Debbie Folden of Winnfield, Louisiana. Keith Edward Hans, 49, of Cuero passed away Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. He was ...

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  13. Thumbs Up/Thumbs DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Best of New Orleans

    ... for 2016's Porcupine Meat , which earned the Best Traditional Blues Album award at the 59th annual ceremony. The Louisiana native's album was produced by Loyola University's Scott Billington, with horn arrangements by assistant professor Jeff ...

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  14. Congressional staffers land in Youngsville to tour flood damaged areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Staff members of the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Committees are visiting flood-damaged areas of Louisiana, including Acadiana. On Friday, Louisiana's senators sent a letter to Governor John Bel Edwards, asking that he add Acadiana to the tour.

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  15. Baby dolls and skeletons march on Fat TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Best of New Orleans

    ... fill a guest room closet in her home. (She also made a crepe paper baby doll costume for an exhibit at the Louisiana State Museum.) For most of the past dozen years, Murph has paraded on Fat Tuesday with a baby doll group, initially the K-Doe Baby ...

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  16. Mayor Landrieu applauds city leaders, cops for NBA All Star performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | BayouBuzz.com

    ... tornado in New Orleans East. I want to thank the hard-working men and women of the New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana State Police, FBI, New Orleans Fire Department, New Orleans Emergency Medical Services, New Orleans Office of Homeland ...

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  17. Friday vote to decide if students need more college classes to earn TOPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NOLA.com

    The Louisiana Board of Regents will decide Friday on whether to raise some requirements for TOPS , according to a draft plan released Monday . If the board approves, students will have to complete 30 credit-hours per year to receive the scholarship -- up from the current 24. However, two other proposals that appeared in a January draft are now off the table: that the Legislature either fund TOPS at a flat amount or award the scholarship in tiers, with freshmen getting their tuition covered at 80 percent, sophomores at 90 percent and upperclassmen in full.

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  18. Emergency crews recovering body from Charleston HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WMBF

    ... her Springfield Twp. home on Thursday night, after being unable to leave her living room chair for over a year. A Louisiana family is dealing with an unimaginable tragedy as they grieve the loss of their teenage son. For months, they didn't know why ...

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  19. Increasing transportation spending will be challenging, DOTD leader saysRead the original story

    Monday | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... that money should come from a gas tax, but he has for several months tried to rally support for an increase to Louisiana's relatively low fuel tax. But talk of more money comes at a time when the Legislature is battling over how to solve a $304 ...

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  20. News roundup: Another Broken Egg agrees to use Louisiana seafood a ...Read the original story

    Monday | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Another Broken Egg Cafe and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board are partnering to promote the restaurant chain's use of Louisiana seafood in its expanding menu at locations throughout the nation. According to a news release, roughly 65 Another Broken Egg Cafes around the U.S. will sell Louisiana shrimp and crawfish.

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