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  1. Louisiana Tilting Democratic in 2014Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Gallup.com

    In 2014, more Louisianans identify themselves as or lean Democratic than Republican , a shift from the slight edge Republicans have held for past three years. The shift in party preferences is likely a welcome indicator for Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu as she attempts to win her fourth term in one of this year's most highly watched U.S. Senate races.

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  2. Signs going up to remind drivers to 'Move Over'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A new lawsuit brings back an old debate over charter school funding.The Louisiana Association of Educators filed a lawsuit Monday claiming charter schools are receiving improper funding from the Minimum Foundation Program. A new lawsuit brings back an old debate over charter school funding.The Louisiana Association of Educators filed a lawsuit Monday claiming charter schools are receiving improper funding from the Minimum Foundation Program.

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  3. National Organization for Women outraged over rape victims being chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The local chapter of the National Organization for Women blasts the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals saying the agency took no action to protect victims of sexual assault. This, after a policy change allowed for victims to be billed for related medical services at hospitals.

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  4. LocalOct. 6 is deadline to register for Nov. 4 electionOct. 6 is...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Town Talk

    Oct. 6 is deadline to register for Nov. 4 election Louisiana residents must register by Oct. 6 in order to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Louisianians have about a week left to register to vote in the November election.

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  5. Signs remind drivers to - move over'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times

    Signs remind drivers to 'move over' La. law requires motorists to yield to vehicles stopped on highways.

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  6. Letter: Sen. Landrieu has brought jobs to La.Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Advocate

    I've seen a lot of attacks on Sen. Mary Landrieu's record recently. But the attacks are designed to distract from the issue that I care about more than anything else - jobs.

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  7. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- As Assistant DOTD Secretary Dennis Decker, center, talks about the program, State Troopers, from left, Lt. J. B. Slaton, Sgt.

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  8. No confirmed Enterovirus D68 cases locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The News-Star

    No Enterovirus D68 cases confirmed locally Only two cases have been confirmed in the state, both in the Baton Rouge area Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1vqvH5q Confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68 are announced by DHH, which has not confirmed or reported any cases in Ouachita Parish. Only two cases of Enterovirus D68 have been confirmed in the state and health officials declined Tuesday to discuss reports of a case in Ouachita Parish, citing possible violations of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

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  9. "Move over for emergency vehicle" signs in LARead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    In support of Louisiana's "Move Over" law, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Colonel Mike Edmonson alongside Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Sherri H. LeBas announced the installation of several dozen Move Over for Emergency Vehicle signs across the state. The highly visible signs, strategically placed along major travel routes and state line crossings, will serve as a reminder to motorists not only of state law requirements, but also of the importance to keep first responders, emergency workers, and stranded motorists safe along Louisiana's highways.

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  10. Suddenlink customers may lose MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Students and faculty at FK White Middle School wore orange on Monday to show their support for a beloved teacher and raise awareness for the disease he's battling. Students and faculty at FK White Middle School wore orange on Monday to show their support for a beloved teacher and raise awareness for the disease he's battling.

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  11. David Billy Parker Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Students and faculty at FK White Middle School wore orange on Monday to show their support for a beloved teacher and raise awareness for the disease he's battling. Students and faculty at FK White Middle School wore orange on Monday to show their support for a beloved teacher and raise awareness for the disease he's battling.

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  12. Bobby Jindal's legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Best of New Orleans

    Bobby Jindal has about 15 months left as governor of Louisiana. Given his obvious presidential ambitions, it's clear that he'll be paying less and less attention to Louisiana going forward.

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  13. Power outage causes flaring incident at ExxonMobil's Baton Rouge Polyolefins PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Executives at ExxonMobil's Baton Rouge Polyolefins Plant are currently investigating a flaring incident, in which the company exceeded the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality-mandated reportable quantity of a released substance. , in which the company exceeded the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality-mandated reportable quantity of hydrocarbons released.

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  14. Oct. 6 deadline to register for Nov. 4 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Times

    Oct. 6 deadline to register for Nov. 4 election Oct. 6 is the deadline to register to vote in Louisiana's Nov. 4 election. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: Louisianians have about a week left to register to vote in the November election.

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  15. Rape Victims in Louisiana Are Being Charged for Hospital ExamsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Time

    Many victims of sexual assault are burdened with paying out of their own pockets for forensic medical exams and related care An investigation by the Times-Picayune found that many victims of sexual assault were being billed by hospitals after they sought treatment and, in some cases, were charged thousands of dollars. Though the Violence Against Women Act was amended in 2005 to stipulate that sexual assault victims should not be billed for medical forensic exams in the wake of their attack, the requirements only include the basics for a rape kit or SANE exam, such as "an examination of physical trauma, a determination of penetration or force, a patient interview and collection of evidence."

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  16. Women's organization outraged that rape victims charged for medical examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The Louisiana Chapter of the National Organization for Women, or NOW, is outraged about a recent report claiming that rape victims are being charged upward of $2,000 for medical exams. Charlotte Klasson, President of the Louisiana Chapter of NOW, said she was shocked and outraged when she learned that victims of rape were being charged for forensic medical examinations.

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  17. Indian-American S Carolina Guv Meets ModiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Outlook

    Indian American Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley has met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed issues related to economic development of her state in sectors including automotive, IT and aerospace. Modi is the first foreign leader that Haley has met after becoming the Governor of the State in 2011.

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  18. Report: Louisiana agencies allowed airfares to expireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Employees in at least 112 state agencies wasted more than a half million dollars purchasing non-refundable airline tickets that were allowed to expire and lose value, a recent Office of State Inspector Report: Louisiana agencies allowed airfares to expire Employees in at least 112 state agencies wasted more than a half million dollars purchasing non-refundable airline tickets that were allowed to expire and lose value, a recent Office of State Inspector Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1sIOtGq A passenger aircraft climbs after departing from the Shreveport Regional Airport. A recent Louisiana Inspector General report found state agencies allowed more than $544,000 in unused air tickets to expire.

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  19. Nikki Haley meets PM Modi in New YorkRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Haley told Prime Minister Modi that she is excited about the opportunities in India. "Exciting meeting w/ PM @narendramodi - looking forward to building our partnership between SC & India! #ModiInAmerica," she tweeted.

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  20. Outside groups aim to register Louisiana voters ahead of deadlineRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    ... have to rely on these groups." Follow Elizabeth Crisp on Twitter @elizabethcrisp . For more coverage of Louisiana government and politics, follow our Politics blog at .

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