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puppies
WWL Newsroom
February 20, 2020 - 7:33 am
The Humane Society of Louisiana is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of a person who threw a dog food bag containing eight puppies from a bridge into Bayou Portage in St. Martin Parish on Sunday.
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WWL Newsroom
February 19, 2020 - 8:55 am
A National Federation of Independent Business poll finds employers are seeing a drop in the quality of workers in Louisiana.
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WWL Newsroom
February 19, 2020 - 7:27 am
Over 22,000 people in Louisiana have reached out for help through texting the Crisis Text Line.
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Car Crash
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WWL Newsroom
February 18, 2020 - 5:56 pm
Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon breaks down the legislation he supports that are aimed at slicing auto insurance rates. Donelon says he wants to lower jury thresholds to $5,000. In the 13 states that have a jury threshold, Louisiana’s is the highest at $50,000.
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John Bel Edwards
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Associated Press
February 18, 2020 - 4:21 pm
Gov. John Bel Edwards’ allies Tuesday announced the formation of an outside organization to promote the Louisiana leader’s agenda as he readies for the first legislative session of his new term.
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WWL Newsroom
February 18, 2020 - 8:49 am
Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon denies there is a "widow's penalty" where a person's auto insurance rate increases when a spouse dies.
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WWL Newsroom
February 18, 2020 - 7:24 am
The National Federation of Independent Business aims at lawsuit reform and the simplification of sales tax collection in this upcoming legislative session. The omnibus “tort” reform bill this year would push the jury trial threshold for lawsuits from $50,000 to $15,000.
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conceal carry gun
WWL Newsroom
February 17, 2020 - 7:53 am
Representative Danny McCormick from Oil City, La. says, open carry is already legal in Louisiana, and requiring people to get a permit to cover up that gun is just a tax.
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WWL AP Feed General
February 17, 2020 - 4:10 am
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — Second of two flights carrying Americans from cruise ship quarantined in Japan during virus crisis lands in Texas.
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Pearl River flooding in central Alabama
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Associated Press
February 16, 2020 - 1:55 pm
Jackson on alert as river pushes to crest, reservoir opening worsens situation
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