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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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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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18 Nov
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Dillard University officer fires weapon at fleeing vehicle

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Dillard University police officer fired his gun at a fleeing vehicle, which he says tried to run him over. Dillard University said in a statement that the incident began Thursday morning after the officer responded ...

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18 Nov
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Former Orleans Parish deputy faces theft, other charges

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a former deputy on charges of theft and malfeasance in office. The sheriff’s office, in a news release, says an arrest warrant accused Edward Moore of obtaining fuel from ...

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18 Nov
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Gang leader might serve US life sentence close to home

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans gang leader recently sentenced to life in federal prison for crimes including three murders might get assigned to a prison relatively close to home. A federal judge has recommended that 40-year-old Telly Hankton ...

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17 Nov
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Public colleges get $18M cut in Edwards deficit-closing plan

MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press   BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards is planning an $18 million cut to public colleges to help close a state budget deficit, only months after higher education leaders thought they had escaped ...

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16 Nov
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Hearing delayed in Landry’s LGBT-rights dispute with Edwards

MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press   BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In the ongoing legal dispute between Louisiana’s governor and attorney general over the governor’s LGBT-rights protection order, even setting the court date to settle the arguments proved to be complicated. ...

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15 Nov
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Former rivals endorse within party ranks in Senate race

MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press   BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Foster Campbell received backing Tuesday for his runoff campaign from a former rival who during the primary election linked him to white supremacist David Duke. Republican ...

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