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November 19, 2018 - 3:41 pm
(WWL.com) Louisiana ATC can now enforce a law barring anyone under the age of 21 from working as an erotic dancer in bars and nightclubs. That law, passed in 2016, had been held up after a federal court declared it too vague, but Solicitor General Liz Murrill says that’s no longer the case. “They...
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November 19, 2018 - 12:30 pm
(WWL.com) Work continues during the lame duck session of Congress on approving a new Farm Bill, but work requirements for food stamp recipients continue to be a major stumbling block. Republican Representative Ralph Abraham from Richland Parish is pushing for work or educational requirements for...
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USA TODAY
November 18, 2018 - 6:53 pm
(WWL.com) The Saints had another dominating performance in the Dome on Sunday as New Orleans crushed the defending Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles 48-7 for their ninth consecutive win. It was another MVP performance from Drew Brees who threw for 363 yards and four touchdowns. Big day for...
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Jim Hanzo
November 18, 2018 - 5:58 pm
An officer was injured Sunday while attempting to stop a shoplifter. The incident happened in the 9600 block of Chef Menteur Highway. While responding to a shoplifting incident at the location, officers arrested Ishionte Jachson, 6-11-95 for shoplifting. After placing her in handcuffs, the suspect...
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November 16, 2018 - 1:52 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana can enforce an age limit of 21 for erotic dancers in bars and nightclubs, a federal appeals court panel ruled Friday, reversing an earlier decision and rejecting the argument that state law is too vague about how much of a dancer’s breasts and buttocks must be covered...
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November 16, 2018 - 9:27 am
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) _ Police at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette are investigating two racist messages found on campus this week. KLFY-TV reports one racist slur was found on a banner inside a campus building; the nature of the second slur is unclear. Police spokesman Lt. Billy Abrams says...
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November 16, 2018 - 8:53 am
(WWL.com) Food delivery service Waitr goes public on the NASDAQ stock exchange Friday. The company started in Louisiana in 2013 and has since expanded into over 230 cities in the southeast. CEO Chris Meaux said services like Waitr have opened restaurant owners to the idea of using third party...
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Jim Hanzo
November 16, 2018 - 6:47 am
Look for some warmer temperatures creeping into the weekend. Saturday plenty of sunshine with highs in the upper 60s. A great day to get outdoors. A few more clouds on Sunday but still plenty nice. "This will be perfect weather for any festivals or any other outdoor events," said WWL-TV...
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Jim Hanzo
November 15, 2018 - 11:32 am
Slidell Police say 3 people were shot resulting in 2 homicides. It all began when 29-year-old Joshua Cox and his wife were on the way to the hospital because him mother suffered a fatal overdose on Thursday, November 8 at 10:15 p.m.. Cox and his wife got into an argument, resulting in Cox shooting...
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Jim Hanzo
November 15, 2018 - 11:12 am
Olivia Matte, the woman who caused a fatal crash because she was driving intoxicated on the Causeway bridge, a year ago, is set to be sentenced this afternoon. The 28-year-old Matte could face between 5 and 30 years in prison. She pled guilty in September to vehicular homicide in the killing of 37-...
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