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Obamacare turns tricky for Sen. Landrieu
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Mary Landrieu needs some good news from the federal health care law — and soon — or an issue that's already tricky for the Democratic U.S. senator's 2014 re-election bid thr...
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Demise of La. Tech’s forestry program subject of rumors
BATON ROUGE (CNS)—While rumors of the demise of the schools of forestry at Louisiana Tech University and LSU may have been somewhat overblown, Capitol News Service has learned that both universitie...
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Seat belt use could save 30 lives a year if state improves
Seat belt use has increased dramatically in Louisiana, saving lives and curtailing injuries in traffic accidents, but the state is still below the national average in the percentage of motorists bu...
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Fundraising has 2 faces for Cassidy
The fundraising gap in the U.S. Senate race between Sen. Mary Landrieu and Congressman Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, is not getting smaller and is actually larger than reported. The most recent quar...
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State may seek return of money from minister
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The state agency that disburses federal emergency money may demand that a church and parochial school run by a New Orleans minister return more than $300,000 worth of federal aid...
Nov 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioner says 80,000 face policy cancellations
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says at least 80,000 people in Louisiana won't be able to keep their current insurance coverage because of the federal health overhaul. Do...
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Districts look funny for good reasons
    This just in: Louisiana congressional districts look funny. According to a study performed by a geospatial software company and released last week, Louisiana‘s congressional districts are among...
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Negative attention to Grambling may result in positive outcome
It is regrettable that conditions and circumstances at Grambling State University resulted in a boycott by the football team and the cancelation of a game against Jackson State, but the statewide a...
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Plan to soak up excitement at Turpin Stadium Saturday
Northwestern’s impressive football victory last weekend over a nationally-ranked opponent should provide some motivation and momentum for increased attendance and support at Saturday’s game against...
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Vitter: Cut food stamp recipients who overspent
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's social services secretary said Wednesday that her office has asked federal officials for permission to suspend food stamp benefits for recipients who overspent t...
Nov 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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