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November 10, 2016 - 4:50 am
A St. Tammany Parish sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a 24-year-old Madisonville man after a short car chase in March will not face charges. A spokeswoman for District Attorney Warren Montgomery made the announcement Thursday. Joshua Douglas was shot once by deputies after he crashed in a...
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November 10, 2016 - 3:05 am
LSU will soon have a new facility for students who are currently in the military or served in the armed forces. Coordinator for LSU Veteran and Military Services, Adam Jennings, says the 4,600 square-foot Military and Veterans Student Center will have study space for groups and individual study, as...
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November 10, 2016 - 2:36 am
A day after Donald Trump's election to the presidency, campaign divisions appeared to widen as many thousands of demonstrators - some with signs with messages declaring "NOT MY PRESIDENT" - flooded streets across the country to protest his surprise triumph. From New England to heartland cities like...
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November 10, 2016 - 1:53 am
Ascension Parish officials say a Gonzales-based tomb company has completed the restoration or re-interment of 60 graves disturbed in the August floods. The historic high water affected eight graveyards in the Prairieville, Sorrento, St. Amant and Galvez areas. Some caskets were sent floating into...
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November 10, 2016 - 12:58 am
Business leaders in Louisiana are confident a Trump Administration will be good for the state’s economy. Louisiana Association of Business and Industry President Stephen Waguespack says government regulations, like the new overtime pay order and Obamacare, are hurtful to small businesses. “We’re...
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November 09, 2016 - 3:39 pm
A group of around 100 protesters gathered for a protest of their views on President-Elect Donald Trump at Lee Circle. The protest was planned from 6-8 p.m. was apparently organized on Facebook. After a while the protesters began marching in the streets heading towards the French Quarter. Protesters...
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November 09, 2016 - 1:40 pm
A few dozen people angry about the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States, rallied and conducted vandalism in New Orleans Wednesday night. The protest started at Lee Circle. The angry group spray painted graffiti on the base of the statue and some buildings in the area...
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November 09, 2016 - 10:21 am
Gov. John Bel Edwards has chosen a leader for Louisiana's Office of Juvenile Justice. James Bueche has been working as interim deputy secretary of the department since May. On Wednesday, the governor's office announced Bueche will stay on in the job permanently. Bueche took over after Mary Livers,...
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November 08, 2016 - 3:40 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In addition to casting ballots for president, Louisiana voters were choosing among contenders to be the state's new U.S. senator, filling six U.S. House seats and deciding the fate of six constitutional amendments in Tuesday's election. Four incumbent congressmen were...
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November 08, 2016 - 3:08 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Donald Trump kept Louisiana in the Republican fold Tuesday, winning the state's eight electoral votes in his presidential bid. Louisiana Election Returns History was on his side entering the race. Louisiana hadn't given its electoral votes to a Democrat since Bill Clinton and Al...
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