2018

December 18, 2018 - 4:58 pm
(WWL.com) Governor John Bel Edwards says a Texas judge’s decision to declare the entire Affordable Care Act unconstitutional could lead to the loss of health insurance for 480,000 recipients of the Medicaid expansion, and 850,000 people with pre-existing conditions, but Insurance Commissioner Jim...
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December 12, 2018 - 4:43 pm
(WWL.com) Congress is set to vote this month on a criminal justice reform bill that would give judges more leeway in sentencing non-violent offenders, and would increase funding for rehabilitation programs for prisoners. The bill is backed by President Trump, but opposed by Senator John Kennedy and...
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December 10, 2018 - 3:47 pm
(WWL.com) The man who lost a challenge for the Melville Chief of Police, and allegedly punched an officer at a parade for the winner, has bonded out of jail. Cleven Clark denies that he assaulted the officer, and says police were harassing his family by running the parade in front of his house...
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December 06, 2018 - 8:27 am
(WWL.com) It’s that time of year when businesses start planning their holiday parties, parties which have the potential to go horrifically wrong if things get out of hand, or the company does a poor job planning and preparing. National Federation of Small Business State Director Dawn Starns says...
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December 05, 2018 - 9:38 am
(WWL.com) Today is a national day of mourning in honor of the passing of George H.W. Bush, the 41st President who served from 1989-1993. LSU Political Science Professor Robert Hogan says it’s interesting to note federal offices are closed and the U.S. Postal office is not delivering mail today. “...
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November 29, 2018 - 10:10 am
(WWL.com) Some House Republicans are discussing legislation for the next session that would roll back the .45 percent sales tax passed in June because of a rosier than expected revenue forecast for the state. Alexandria Representative Lance Harris did not confirm that such legislation will be...
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November 26, 2018 - 3:47 pm
(WWL.com) Reports have pegged Texas A&M Head Coach Jimbo Fisher’s nephew, Cole Fisher as the assailant who attacked LSU Analyst Steve Kragthorpe after the Aggies 74-72 win over LSU Saturday night. USA Today Reporter Glen Guilbeau says the fight started Dameyune Craig, who was fired by Coach O...
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November 24, 2018 - 9:18 am
(WWL.com) Today is Small Business Saturday, a celebration of local business sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. State director of the National Federation of Independent Business, Dawn Starns, says if you spend local, that money tends to stay local. “67% of every dollar spent in a...
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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 12, 2018 - 3:18 pm
(WWL.com) Police are on the hunt for the gunman who ambushed a man outside of a funeral in Crowley. The funeral was being held for a late October shooting victim, and his mother who passed away from health complications two days later. Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard says the heartbreak...
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