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29 Nov
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Judge to hear arguments in Louisiana’s LGBT-rights dispute

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards says his LGBT-rights protection order is a statement that Louisiana doesn’t discriminate. Attorney General Jeff Landry calls it executive overreach. A Baton Rouge judge hears the arguments Tuesday as he decides ...

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28 Nov
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Smith Jr., Brown pace Grambling past Jarvis Christian 102-56

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Ivy Smith Jr. and Remond Brown each scored 17 points and the two combined to shoot 12 for 19 from the floor to lead Grambling State to a 102-56 win over NAIA-member Jarvis Christian on Monday. ...

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28 Nov
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Suspect in fatal shooting killed in shootout with deputies

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Authorities in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, says a man who fatally shot a woman and ran over two bystanders with his car before crashing into an ambulance died following a shootout with sheriff’s deputies. Maj. Bryan ...

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28 Nov
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Police: Woman hits husband with Thanksgiving turkey

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police say a 32-year-old Baton Rouge woman has been arrested after she held a knife to her husband’s throat and hit him with a Thanksgiving turkey during an argument in their kitchen. The Advocate reports ...

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28 Nov
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1 ticket sold in Tennessee wins $420.9 Powerball drawing

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lottery officials say one tickets sold in Tennessee won Saturday’s $420.9 million Powerball drawing. The top prize for Wednesday’s drawing will be $40 million. There was no big winner in the Louisiana Lotto and ...

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28 Nov
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Saints’ prolific day features trick play in rout of Rams

BRETT MARTEL, AP Sports Writer   NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The grin on Drew Brees’ face as he discussed the longest of New Orleans’ seven touchdowns against the Los Angeles Rams showed how much the Saints’ record-setting quarterback enjoyed the ...

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28 Nov
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ICYMI: Lights go out on Notre Dame

DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer   Muffet McGraw will go to almost any lengths to get a player a homecoming game. After she couldn’t get a team in Houston to play top-ranked Notre Dame this season, McGraw scheduled a neutral ...

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28 Nov
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AP TOP 25 HEAT CHECK: How to value head-to-head victories?

RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer   The value of a head-to-head victory is about to become a prime topic of conversation. For a good chunk of the college football season, AP Top 25 poll voters rank teams by ...

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27 Nov
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New Orleans French Quarter shooting kills 1 and wounds 9

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police had already increased patrols in New Orleans’ bustling French Quarter before gunfire erupted early Sunday, leaving one man dead and nine other people wounded in a tourist district famed for its bars, bright lights and ...

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27 Nov
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Louisiana native featured in area scenes of ‘Queen Sugar’

KEVINISHA WALKER, The Courier   HOUMA, La. (AP) — It’s been several years since “Beasts of the Southern Wild” was filmed in Terrebonne Parish. Sure, Hollywood South certainly brings the latest stars, television shows and films to New Orleans. But ...

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27 Nov
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Exclusive: City Attorney has $1m/18 person staff as city suffers water/trash scandals

Unbelievable new information has been uncovered in the wake of the Shreveport City Hall meltdown.  The absence of leadership became apparent when certain decades-long city purse grafters, Scott Pernici and Michael Wainwright (along with a few others), decided they wanted ...

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22 Nov
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Audit: Poor record-keeping in attorney general’s office

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — State auditors said they couldn’t tell if the Louisiana attorney general’s office properly spent nearly $25 million because of inadequate documentation. A review from the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office released Monday found the department couldn’t ...

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22 Nov
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Guiyou Huang named LSU-Alexandria chancellor

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU-Alexandria has a new chancellor. LSU President F. King Alexander announced in a news release Tuesday Guiyou Huang will take over the chancellor’s post on Jan. 1. Huang is currently the senior vice president for ...

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22 Nov
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La. State Police Troop F receives new vest for all officers

MONROE, La. (AP) — All of the officers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F in Monroe have received an early Christmas gift. The News-Star reports (http://tnsne.ws/2fZdcT3 ) Bunzy and Lynn Bryant donated new vests which feature ceramic plates that ...

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18 Nov
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Police: Suspect arrested in Southern University shooting

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Southern University police say a suspect is in custody following a shooting that occurred on campus in Baton Rouge. In a statement early Friday, police say a male victim was critically wounded in the shooting ...

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