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Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Louisiana Abortion Law

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Medicine, us Travel, Travel

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Town Talk

Funding for Louisiana highways shrinkingFunding for Louisiana...

Funding for Louisiana highways shrinking Funding for Louisiana highways shrinking Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/08/31/funding-louisiana-highways-shrinking/14916879/ Louisiana drivers pay 20 cents in taxes for every gallon of gasoline and diesel they purchase, but funding for construction ... (more)

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Related Topix: Louisiana Government, Robert, LA, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Pierre Part, LA

The Advocate

Louisiana campuses see food trucks

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- Taco Churro's, a new food truck on LSU's campus, is set up near the Cox Communications Academic Center on Thursday, August 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Dining, Baton Rouge, LA, Tulane University

The Daily Advertiser

Engagement: Cecily Feerick & Joshua Istre

Syndi Prudhomme of Lafayette, Louisiana is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Cecily Elise Feerick to Joshua Marti Istre, son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry P. Istre of Crowley, Louisiana.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, LA, Wedding, Crowley, LA, Grand Coteau, LA

Detroit News

Column: A New Orleans model for Detroit?

Former Louisiana Superintendent Paul Pastorek, pictured here at a 2008 groundbreaking ceremony for Langston Hughes Elementary in New Orleans, has spent significant time in Michigan this summer evaluating education in Detroit and across the state.

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Related Topix: Louisiana Government, Michigan, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Opinion

The Independent

Scott Rogers: Us TV host and British dance teacher shot dead by son-in-law

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

The Times

After scandal, McAllister lacks incumbent's edge

After scandal, McAllister lacks incumbent's edge The benefits of incumbency are nearly non-existent for Louisiana's newest congressman.

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Related Topix: Rodney Alexander, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Monroe, LA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Fatal motorcycle crash kills MS man in Tangipahoa Parish on I-12

According to the State Police of Troop L, it happened at around 12:45 a.m. on the Interstate 12 eastbound near mile marker 38, just west of the Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish.

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Daily World

Veteran La. leader to be inducted into National 4-H Hall of Fame

The Church Point native, a former 4-H state leader, will join the organization's Hall of Fame in October.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Family, Kids

The News-Star

Unrestrained driver killed in Lincoln ParishUnrestrained driver...

Unrestrained driver killed in Lincoln Parish A 2014 Pe3terbilt tractor trailer overturns on Louisiana 33 Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tYwYz7 The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2014 Peterbilt tractor trailer, driven by 45-year-old Thorne Thornton of Marion, was traveling north on Louisiana 33 when it lost ... (more)

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Flash flooding ongoing around Lake Area

Tropical downpours have continued to drop heavy rains around a good portion of Southwest Louisiana on this Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

The News-Star

Cotton farmers should scout for target spot diseaseCotton farmers...

Cotton farmers should scout for target spot disease LSU AgCenter plant pathologist: Target spot is present in all cotton-producing areas of La.

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The American Prospect

Why the Legacy of Katrina on New Orleans Is Different From Disasters That Befell Other Cities

Rescue personnel search from victims as they traverse the New Orleans 8th Ward in the flooded city of New Orleans on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005.

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Related Topix: New York, New York Government, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

The Times-Picayune

Rob Maness asks four Louisiana DAs to investigate Mary Landrieu's residency, but was it too late?

Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu qualifies to run for her fourth term in the Senate on Wednesday at the Secretary of State's Office in Baton Rouge.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Baton Rouge, LA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Times

La. abortion law ruling expected before Monday

La. abortion law ruling expected before Monday A federal judge will rule before Monday on Louisiana's new anti-abortion law Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/29/la-abortion-law-ruling-expected-monday/14835409/ Rep. Katrina Jackson, D-Monroe, left, and Health and Hospitals Secretary ... (more)

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

Local10.com

Hurricane Katrina survivors use social media to remember painful anniversary

New Orleans was marking the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Friday. Many survivors who moved away used social media to remember the nightmare.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters

The Independent

Former Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards: Yesterday's man? At 87, maybe not yet...

Edwin Edwards' career looked over when he began a jail term for fraud at the age of 75. But the former Louisiana Governor is back in the game - and Republicans are worried Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prison, Federal Prisons

Bloomberg

Louisiana Senator's Residency Attack Has Checkered Political Past

That's the question facing Mary Landrieu this morning, after the Washington Post reported that the Louisiana senator doesn't own a house in the state.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Washington Post, Publishing, New Orleans, LA, us Travel, Travel

BayouBuzz.com

Von Hatley of Jones Walker Consulting talks Louisiana Economic Development, Part I

Surely, Louisiana has and does engage in economic development as according to business and government leaders, Louisiana now has over 60 billion dollars worth of projects in progress, some of those projects already in fruition.

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Related Topix: Louisiana Government, Lafayette, LA

The Washington Post

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Well, he might actually have something to say. "Rep. Paul Ryan finished ahead of Hillary Clinton - at least on the newest New York Times Bestseller list.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Richard Lugar

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