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  1. Kristy Nichols, Chas Roemer clash over attorney contractRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Times

    BATON ROUGE - The ongoing dispute between the state's top public education officials and the governor's office over Gov. Bobby Jindal's efforts to keep the Department of Education from using a Common Core-related test branched into new territory Thursday.

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  2. Louisiana would administer death penalty drugs used in lengthy Arizona executionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Louisiana's death penalty protocol calls for the use of the same two drugs as those administered during a botched execution in Arizona Wednesday.

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  3. Nichols, Roemer clash over attorney contractRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The News-Star

    The ongoing dispute between the state's top public education officials and the governor's office over Gov. Bobby Jindal's efforts to keep the Department of Education from using a Common Core-related test branched into new territory Thursday.

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  4. Marine Traffic Closure on Red River at O. K. Allen BridgeRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | KLAX

    Alexandria/Pineville, Rapides Parish, US 71/165 Mile Post 71.05; Bridge #840-43-0125-1 Control Section 840-43 The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development , advises the public that the Red River will be closed to marine/boating traffic on Friday at 6:00 am and will reopen at 9:00 am on Sunday , at the site of O.K. Allen Bridge .

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  5. These Six Characters Show Why Louisiana's the Happiest StateRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Southern Living

    Given the abundance of drive-through daiquiri shops , Louisiana's dominance on this new list of the happiest cities in America isn't surprising.

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  6. Moderates balk at Senate border billRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Politico

    Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu will oppose her leadership's border aid package, complicating Senate Democrats' plan to pass the legislation before August recess.

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  7. Hot Prisons Could Be Deadly For U.S. Inmates, Advocates WarnRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    Inmate dormitories at Louisiana State Penitentiary, such as this one photographed in July 2011, have heating in the winter and cooling by fans and open windows in the summer, but no air conditioning.

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  8. Traffic Alert: Right lane of I-12 East blocked past La. 447Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Advocate

    The right lane of Interstate 12 East is blocked past La. 447 (Walker South Road) because of an incident, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced on Twitter.

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  9. Centene Corporation Reports 2014 Second Quarter Results & Raises GuidanceRead the original story

    Yesterday | BioSpace

    The following discussions, with the exception of cash flow information, are in the context of continuing operations.

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  10. More than West Nile to worry about as Chikungunya arrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    The first of the mosquito season's cases of West Nile Virus were found earlier this month in South Louisiana's Livingston Parish, but there is another mosquito-transmitted illness being monitored by health officials.

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  11. Traffic Alert: I-10 West closed at split with I-110Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Interstate 10 West remains closed at the I-10/I-110 split, because of an accident at the Mississippi River Bridge, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced on Twitter.

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  12. Louisiana consumers getting nearly $5 million in refunds for insurance overchargesRead the original story

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    This summer 119,720 Louisiana health insurance customers are due to receive $4.94 million in refunds due to a requirement under the Affordable Care Act that insurers spend at least 80 percent of premiums on patient care and other health related activities.

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  13. Orleans Parish Coroner: Legislative Auditor asked to investigate office's booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BayouBuzz.com

    Newly-elected Orleans Parish Coroner Jeffrey Rouse has asked the Louisiana Legislative Auditor to help investigate his office's bookkeeping, he confirmed during a public hearing Wednesday (July The announcement came during a mid-year budget hearing before members of the New Orleans City Council.

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  14. Letter: A call to endorse CassidyRead the original story

    Yesterday | The News-Star

    Cassidy is here to listen to the interests of the people of Louisiana and help repeal Obamacare across the nation.

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  15. How Joe Biden Is Trying to Bring Black Voters to the PollsRead the original story

    Wednesday | National Journal

    The content of Joe Biden's speech before the nation's largest civil-rights organization on Wednesday sounded a lot like the last one he gave there two years ago.

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  16. Former No. 2 in Orleans Parish Coroner's Office takes home 100K upon retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The WDSU I-Team has learned that a recently retired employee of the coroner's office took home more than $100,000 when he retired - that comes as the new coroner confirms he's calling in the state's legislative auditor to look at his books.

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  17. Jefferson Parish Council approves new pay levels for many workersRead the original story

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    The Parish Council hears from Peggy Barton, human resources director for Jefferson Parish at the council's meeting on July 23 in Grand Isle.

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  18. Common Core ...the debate continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Times

    People often ask, what do I think is the most important issue facing Louisiana? Or, if I could accomplish just one thing as Governor what would it be? These are tough questions.

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  19. Rising Star Baptist in LaPlace hosted community meeting to discuss concernsRead the original story

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    Rising Star Baptist Church in LaPlace recently hosted a community meeting. Pastor Donald August said community meetings are periodically hosted by the church to give local politicians the opportunity to share information about issues of concern, and for attendees to ask questions.

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  20. What's in the Water: lakes, rivers and beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    You have probably seen the signs: swim at your own risk. It is a constant warning at local lakes, rivers and beaches and the warm temperatures this summer are raising that warning to a critical level.

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