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Bogalusa, Louisiana is located in Washington Parish. Zip codes in Bogalusa, LA include 70429, and 70427. The median home price in Bogalusa is $59,000. More Bogalusa information.

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13 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Woman will testify against husband in bank robbery

Assistant District Attorney Chris Daniel tells The Sun Herald 34-year-old Aleisha Diaz Landry pleaded guilty Monday to the Dec. 6, 2012, robbery and admitted her drug addiction clouded her judgment.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

NOLA.com

Bogalusa mayor's son, employees indicted on federal mail fraud and conspiracy charges

The son of Bogalusa's mayor and several of his business associates were indicted by a federal grand jury on mail fraud and conspiracy to commit mail fraud charges.

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The Times

Easy 5 winners in Shreveport, Natchitoches to split $50K

BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana Lottery officials say one ticket won the $325,000 jackpot in Wednesday's Lotto drawing.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

NOLA.com

Lawmakers push back on proposed Tulane scholarship restrictions

Rep. Harold Ritchie, D-Bogalusa, has introduced legislation to change the Tulane University legislative scholarship program, after he was accused of misusing it.

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The Advocate

St. George election window narrows

Advocate Photo by MICHELLE MILLHOLLON -- State Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa, meets with constituents after a hearing on legislation to study the way Louisiana incorporates new cities.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Notes from the La. Legislature's regular session

Students at poor-performing public schools could have the possibility of switching to higher-performing schools, under a bill that received the unanimous support Wednesday of the Senate.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Supporters seek new angle to limit payday lending

They're backing a bill by Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa, that would limit borrowers to 10 payday loans per year.

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NOLA.com

Easy fishing action will follow Pearl River's crest

Jeff Bruhl caught this bass and a bunch of others last year as the Pearl River was pulling out of the woods.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Advocate

St. George supporters in a two-front battle for incorporation

"I think it's naive to say any of these bills surrounding incorporation aren't specifically targeting St. George."

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

KSL-TV

Lawmakers hanging onto their Tulane scholarships

Louisiana lawmakers aren't giving up the Tulane University scholarships they get to dole out each year, but they might be willing to tweak who can receive them in hopes of easing criticism of the program.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

NOLA.com

Lawmaker accused of abusing Tulane scholarship introduces legislation to fix abuse

Rep. Harold Ritchie, D-Bogalusa, has introduced legislation to change the Tulane University legislative scholarship program, after he was accused of misusing it.

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NOLA.com

Man gets life sentence in St. Tammany following 8th criminal court conviction

A Bogalusa man who was convicted in January of armed robbery with a firearm - his eighth conviction in a state criminal court - has been sentenced to life in prison under the state's habitual offender law.

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WBRZ

Holden selling proposed state law to stall St. George effort

Mayor-President Kip Holden is pushing a Senate bill, he believes, would give the city-parish more time to vet a move by residents in the southeast area of the parish to breakaway and form their own city.

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The Advocate

Smiley: Decline the invitation

"On this week's after-school 'donut date' with his grandmother, he asked her, 'Nini, when will you go to heaven?' "Wanting to respond in a way that he would understand, Cindy said, 'When my invitation from God comes, I'll go then.'

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The Advocate

the most valuable perk many legislators control

Twenty years after excesses in Tulane's program were discovered, some say it's time to scrap the legislative scholarship program and its potential for abuse "People who are connected are the ones that get all of the breaks.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Advocate

Senate OKs hospital closure

LSU's hospital in Pineville moved a big step closer to closure Tuesday as the Jindal administration nears completion of its privatization of the state's public hospital system.

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NOLA.com

Tulane's legislative scholarship program may face new restrictions

A vote won't take place on new restrictions for the Tulane University legislative scholarship program until next week, but a state Senate committee discussion Tuesday afternoon highlighted some of the issues that could crop up.

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The Washington Post

Read in: Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

NOLA.com

Proposed bill would stop city incorporations for two years, including St. George

A bill that would stop all city incorporations in the state -- including the effort to form the city of St. George in East Baton Rouge Parish -- is being proposed in the legislature.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Times-Picayune

North shore 'best bets' for family entertainment: Weekend of April 4-6

A fisherman uses a cast net at the Madisonville boat launch near the mouth of the Tchefuncte River in Madisonville in 2013.

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