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November 14, 2016 - 6:42 am
A 23-year-man accused of fatally stabbing a 21-year-old manager during a robbery at a Kenner restaurant has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder. It's reported that Joshua Every, of LaPlace, also pleaded not guilty Monday to armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery and three other...
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USA TODAY
November 14, 2016 - 6:31 am
As President elect Donald Trump continues to build his White House team, political experts are already noticing some softening on key issues from the Trump campaign. University of Louisiana political professor and analyst Dr. Ryan Teten says the issue bound to be very popular for President Trump...
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November 14, 2016 - 5:17 am
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November 14, 2016 - 4:16 am
Louisiana's wildlife and fisheries secretary says he's ordered a "complete internal review" of his agency's operations. The move comes after auditors found questionable spending, missing state-owned property and shoddy management of finances in the past leadership of the department. Charlie...
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November 14, 2016 - 3:48 am
Congress will reconvene today now that the election is over, which means Louisiana’s congressional delegation will resume their efforts to get more federal funds appropriated for flood recovery. Baton Rouge Congressman Garrett Graves says right now the state still needs to come up with a plan for...
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November 14, 2016 - 12:57 am
Today is the final day for flood victims to register for Disaster Assistance. Ray Perez with FEMA says approximately 152,000 individuals have registered for federal aid. He says families are finally able to start the recovery process. “We have already approved $723 million in grants directly for...
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November 14, 2016 - 12:34 am
Gasoline prices have been dropping, as of late, and are expected to fall further into the new year. "Everyone is forecasting prices to be downward as we get into the winter months," says Louisiana Triple-A fuel analyst Don Redman. He says that's been typical for this time of the year for a couple...
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November 12, 2016 - 11:53 pm
Gov. John Bel Edwards is asking a Baton Rouge court to define the role of Louisiana's attorney general, laying out what he can and can't do in state government. The Edwards administration's request comes in response to Attorney General Jeff Landry's decision to sue the governor. Landry is trying to...
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November 12, 2016 - 11:46 pm
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says some southeastern public oyster seed grounds will open a half-hour before sunrise Monday. A news release said The Lake Borgne/Mississippi Sound area will remain closed due to extensive oyster mortality and to protect a recent spat set. Drum...
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November 12, 2016 - 11:23 pm
For the first night in four days, there was no anti-Trump protest or demonstration in New Orleans Saturday night. Rather, area protesters gathered at Lee Circle, to plan their next move. The calm in the Crescent City was in contrast to much of the country. Tens of thousands of people marched in...
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