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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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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) drops back to pass in the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in New Orleans, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
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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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2016, file photo, Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw, center, speaks to her players after play was stopped due to a power outage during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisiana Lafayette in Houston. It took nearly five hours to complete the game after the power went out at the Campbell Center during the second quarter. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)
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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New Orleans Police Department investigators study a crime scene after a fatal shooting in New Orleans, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. (Matthew Hinton/The Advocate via AP)
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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Mayor Ollie Tyler
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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Elliot Stonecipher
23 Nov
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Yesterday’s City Hall Meeting, and My Thanksgiving Prayers

November 23, 2016  When Thanksgiving breaks tomorrow, I will awake to the organized chaos of this wonderful, and to me meaningful, American observance.  I will be blessed to share it with many whose love I most treasure, including those who cannot ...

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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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