2018

USA TODAY
October 17, 2018 - 8:58 am
(WWL.com) The United Cajun Navy is on location in Landhaven and Panama City Florida, sites of mass destruction in the wake of Hurricane Michael. It’s been a week since the storm passed, and official say it could be months before power and services are restored. United Cajun Navy Founder Todd...
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October 16, 2018 - 3:16 pm
(WWL.com) House Majority Whip Steve Scalise says the mid-term election will be a tight one, with record spending and surging voter enthusiasm likely to push the control of Congress to a last second finish. Scalise has been touring the country helping his GOP colleagues in tough re-election...
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September 27, 2018 - 1:25 pm
(WWL.com) -- The Fifth US Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans has upheld a Louisiana Law that would require doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. A law that included some similar language in Texas was shot down by the U.S. Supreme Court, but Solicitor...
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September 21, 2018 - 2:54 pm
(WWL.com) A former McKinley High Marching Band member was awarded 185,000 dollars for damages related to a 2015 incident where he required to do 200 pushups. The incident led to a five day stay in the hospital for Tristen Rushing due to his urine turning coke colored. Rushing family attorney Sean...
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September 19, 2018 - 8:18 am
(WWL.com) Louisiana has the second highest rate of male on female murder in the United States according to a report from the Violence Policy Center. It’s a continuing trend as the state has found itself in the top five since 2016. Legislative Director Kristen Rand says there’s a number of factors...
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September 13, 2018 - 1:29 pm
(WWL.com) Southwest Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins introduces legislation that would mandate random drug tests for U-S House and Senate members. If there's a failed test, the Ethics Committee can take further action. Higgins says many middle class Americans are drug tested for their jobs, so...
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September 12, 2018 - 5:28 pm
(WWL.com) A LaFourche Parish Council member was arrested after violating a protective order filed against him by another councilman for the second time in four months. 51-year-old James Bourgeois Sr. had been ordered to stay clear of Jerry LaFont after a fist fight broke out at a council meeting...
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September 08, 2018 - 9:10 am
(WWL.com) - After four days of hearings, Louisiana Senator John Kennedy says he’s ready to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the newest member of the US Supreme Court. Kennedy, who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee, says that vote will occur later this month. “There’s no question in my mind...
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September 07, 2018 - 9:15 am
(WWL.com) The Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday kicks off today, but the savings won’t be as substantial as in years past. That’s due to the legislature’s decision to end state sales tax holidays in the final budget compromise from the special session. But local sales tax exemptions are still in...
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September 01, 2018 - 9:09 am
(WWL.com) - The LA Wallet App has a few new tricks up it’s sleeve. Now Louisiana residents who’ve purchased the app that features a digital copy of your driver’s license will be able to verify the suspension status, whether or not someone is of the legal age from across the room, if they agree to...
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