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3 hrs ago | Bury Free Press

EXCLUSIVE: Controversial former Bury St Edmunds dance teacher shot dead in US

A former Bury St Edmunds performing arts teacher who was accused of sexually abusing one of his pupils and created a controversial school likened to a 'religious cult' has been shot dead at his USA home.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England,

5 hrs ago | Bucky's 5th Quarter

Barrel Beer Preview: LSU

Sure, you know all about Les Miles eating grass and being a weirdo, as well as stud freshman running back Leonard Fournette, but what do you know about Louisiana beer? We're here to help.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Abita Springs, LA, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Wisconsin NCAA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NOLA.com

Louisiana Workforce Commission to hold multiple jobs fairs in October

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is hosting a series of job fairs aimed at connecting employers with job seekers as part of the National Disability Employment Month in October.

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NOLA.com

See how much money Louisiana spends on public schools, parish by parish

The chief source of funding for Louisiana's public schools is a complicated formula of state and local tax revenue, called the Minimum Foundation Program.

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KMPH-TV Fresno

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The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

The News-Star

Minimize storm damage during hurricane seasonMinimize storm damage...

Minimize storm damage during hurricane season We are approaching the peak season for tropical storms and hurricanes.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Tornado, Home Gardening, Home

BayouBuzz.com

Louisiana US Senate race: An online debate for the future

Should all candidates who have qualified for elective office, even those having virtually no chance of winning, still be allowed to participate in all televised debate? What if a candidate is running as a quasi or real stalking horse-primarily or solely, to increase the chance that another candidate is defeated? These are some of the issues that ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, Democrat, US News, African-American

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Brain-Eating Amoeba Found in Louisiana Water Supply

Louisiana officials have cautioned residents to be careful after a deadly brain-eating amoeba was found in a parish water supply.

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Related Topix: Louisiana Government, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

ThinkProgress

Here Are Six Other People Who Were Killed By Guns On The Day A Nine Year-Old Shot A Man With An Uzi

Monday's shooting death of Charles Vacca was a Vacca "just dropped," according to the local sheriff.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US News, Liberal Political News

The News-Star

Louisiana anti-abortion law faces legal challenge

Louisiana anti-abortion law faces legal challenge The law requires doctors to have the privileges to admit patients to a nearby hospital.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Medicine, Shreveport, LA, Bossier City, LA

The News-Star

Future of 'Big Oil' suit at stake as panel meetsFuture of 'Big Oil'...

Future of 'Big Oil' suit at stake as panel meets Panel to meet and nominate flood control authority members, Jindal could get votes needed Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tNHeKl Former LSU Professor Paul Kemp points out oil droplets left behind by high tide on a small coastal island off St. Bernard Parish in this 2010 ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Child dies from brain-eating amoeba infection

St. Bernard Parish, La. - A 4-year-old child from Mississippi was visiting a St. Bernard Parish home back in July when the child was infected with a brain-eating amoeba.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WBRZ

Wed. maintenance work to suspend EBT transactions

Xerox, a third party contractor for the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services, will conduct system maintenance late Wednesday that will suspend Electronic Benefits Transfer transactions for about five minutes.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Organizers announce dates for Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana

A NEW MAJOR SPORTING EVENT IS HEADED TO JEFFERSON PARISH. FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 20 YEARS A MAJOR MOTOR SPORTS EVENT WILL BE HELD IN OUR AREA.

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Star Tribune

'Sons of Guns' dropped: star arrested on rape charge in Louisiana; Will Hayden's bond $250,000

The Discovery Channel has canceled reality TV star Will Hayden's popular "Sons of Guns" show after his arrest on an aggravated rape charge.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Sons of Guns, Television

NOLA.com

Farm-raised gators helping spur Louisiana population boom, Fox 8 reports

A tour guide at Insta-Gator in St. Tammany Parish holds week-old alligators in this file photo.

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The Times-Picayune

Louisiana school voucher program makes C on Center for Education Reform report card; state bristles

Louisiana's high-profile school voucher program made a C on a national report card Wednesday, ranking seventh among 15 states.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana Government, Education, School Vouchers, US Governors

Greenwich Citizen

Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds over Common Core

This file photo shows state superintendent of schools, Tom Luna, visiting Coeur d'Alene High School as students take the Idaho Standard Achievement Test in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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Related Topix: US News

Libertarian Party

Libertarians storm Louisiana ballots

Last week was candidate registration for the Louisiana fall elections and we are pleased to announce that Libertarians qualified to run for office across the state in record-breaking numbers! There were six federal candidates and thirteen local candidates, a total of nineteen Libertarians.

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Related Topix: Broussard, LA

The Advocate

25 seeking Louisiana higher ed commissioner job

The state Board of Regents has said it expects to have a slate of finalists for the state's higher education commissioner job by October.

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