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Tampons, diapers exempt from sales tax under Louisiana lawmaker's proposal 0 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 1 503
Louisiana officer convicted of manslaughter in boy's death 3 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 2 701
Lawmakers say they want to fully fund TOPS, but no one making promises 0 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 1108
Why is Gov. John Bel Edwards pushing this new, specific method of taxing Louisiana businesses? 0 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 1665
Louisiana government auditing office sounds the budget alarm 0 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 1539
Lawmakers seek closer look at Angola rodeo finances; more than $6M mishandled in recent years 0 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 1067
Judge blocks marriage law, says requiring birth certificates violates foreign-born citizens' rights 0 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 5 1687
Gov. Edwards urges White House to 'carefully consider' budget cuts that could threaten disaster ... 0 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 2338
John White accuses teacher unions, others of slowing push for better schools 0 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 1651
Gov. John Bel Edwards denounces public schools overhaul plan pushed by John White 0 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 1833
Hammond Westside Montessori School closes after more than 300 students get Norovirus 0 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 1695
Court ruling on voting rights of felons in Louisiana expected Monday 1 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 561
In appeal, Darren Sharper argues his federal guilty plea was forced and his sentence was miscalculat 1 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 596
National GOP-backing group launches site against John Bel Edwards, 'The Accidental Governor' 0 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 1 1017
Intoxicated man bashes East Baton Rouge deputy's windshield with his head, threatens to have officer 0 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 607
Brick thrown through window of New Orleans church days after it held transgender town hall 0 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 2 566
Putting Louisiana back together: How government can repair state's 'broken' tax system 0 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 1 588
Gov. Edwards meets with Trump Monday 1 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 1 1217
Louisiana state park entrance fees, cabin costs edging up 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 1 2270
Endymion crash driver had .232 BAC, nearly 3 times legal limit, NOPD says 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 1151
Not 'a scare tactic': State transportation woes may worsen with loss of federal dollars 2 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 1 1183
At Napoleonville town hall, Sen. Bill Cassidy says he's on Obamacare, pays $25,000 a year 9 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 1491
Louisiana among states without gun owner responsibility laws 1 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 2 1033
'Full investigation' ordered by Gov. Edwards into State Police officials' Las Vegas side trip 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 5 1307
Here's how Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards administration seeks to streamline flood recovery 1 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 1 1087
Louisiana Legislature agrees to deficit-closing plan hours before special session deadline 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 557
U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise defends decision to hold town hall by conference call 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 1 1040
One budget battle down; now here's Louisiana Legislature's next step 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 752
'Horrific' Endymion crash: 28 hurt; injuries not life-threatening; driver apparently drunk, ... 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 816
Company to Pay $9.5 Million for False Reporting That Led to Explosion in Gulf of Mexico 1 nitpicker Feb 2017 Feb 2017 3 1357
Baton Rouge man, LSU engineers working to create biodegradable Mardi Gras beads 0 fleur-de-lisa Feb 2017 Feb 2017 2 1381
Louisiana's cowering GOP krewe in Washington 0 fleur-de-lisa Feb 2017 Feb 2017 2 1004
Former Systems Administrator Sentenced to Prison for Hacking into Industrial Facility Computer Syste 0 nitpicker Feb 2017 Feb 2017 1 872
11 children injured when school bus overturns after crash with pickup truck in Greensburg (LA) 1 fleur-de-lisa Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 721
Woman with 133 cats accused of animal cruelty, running meth lab 2 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 961
'This could burn for days': 2 workers hospitalized, 1 missing after pipeline fire in Paradis 1 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 739
Money is the root of latest split between Louisiana governor, attorney general 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 766
Gov. John Bel Edwards releases plan for $304M budget deficit 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 679
Louisiana Universities to receive $2.7M from closing of HMO 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 1 642
Louisiana's uninsured rate falls to 12.5 percent; leaders cite Medicaid expansion 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 2 641
Poll: Louisiana legislature's approval at 23 percent; majority blames Jindal for budget crunch 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 675
Deficit that sparked special session only the latest as leaders look for stability 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 523
Two Baton Rouge women accused of disaster fraud in August floods, attorney general says 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 599
State Sen. Troy Brown could face suspension or expulsion during special session 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 659
New Orleans mayor: Half-mile wide tornado damaged 940 homes 0 TexasTowelie Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 726
'Support Planned Parenthood' rally 2-10-17 in New Orleans 0 fleur-de-lisa Feb 2017 Feb 2017 1 683
Tornado Warning issued for New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana 3 fleur-de-lisa Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 1173
Louisiana asking for private help to upgrade roads and bridges 5 Jimbo101 Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 1173
Message from my 94-year-old Louisiana mom 6 Croney Jan 2017 Feb 2017 12 1866
How Baton Rouge-area homes might fare in hurricane's storm surge shown in new interactive map 0 Jimbo101 Feb 2017 Feb 2017 1 1615
John Bel Edwards to make case for special legislative session on budget 0 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 832
Louisiana colleges and universities bracing for cuts, shift of costs to students 1 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 2 806
Louisiana judge who mysteriously surrendered string of cases takes medical leave 0 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 1 875
Gov. John Bel Edwards isn't changing parties, and GOP says it wouldn't have him after odd rumors .. 0 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 1009
Fallen officer Michael Louviere was war veteran, father of two, Westwego police chief says 0 fleur-de-lisa Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 890
Large police presence on CCC might be related to search for suspect in officer killing (New Orleans) 0 fleur-de-lisa Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 694
'Jazz funeral for Lady Liberty' leads morning protest Jan. 20 (New Orleans) 0 fleur-de-lisa Jan 2017 Jan 2017 2 746
Louisiana woman gives up having children after birthing 14-pound baby 4 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 1 2119
Audits unveil new Jindal-era financial problems: misspent money, shoddy bookkeeping, lost property 3 Jimbo101 Jan 2017 Jan 2017 4 2105
LSU Health bracing for the possibility of mid-year cuts 1 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 1 1464
Houma man threatened to blow up Social Security building, police say 0 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 1905
Gov. John Bel Edwards defends Medicaid expansion as GOP works on repeal 1 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 1 1263
Geismar plant to pay $1.4 million fine for improperly disposing hazardous waste 0 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 1 540
'Humbled': Gov. John Bel Edwards to travel to Italy, meet with Pope Francis 0 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 888
Under threat of lawsuit, 'Marley Gras' changes name to 'NOLA Jerk Chicken Festival' 0 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 1279
After Sen. Troy Brown's domestic abuse case, some legislators call for his dismissal 0 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 1248
Lead found in Saint Joseph drinking water in 20-plus percent of homes, businesses 1 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 1958
Sharon Weston Broome sworn in as Baton Rouge's mayor-president 0 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 1 1755
In John Bel Edwards, Louisiana finally has effective, full-time governor 0 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 2 1768
Here are some of the laws that take effect New Year's Day 0 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 1 1918
River Parishes seek nearly $500 million from feds for levees 0 TexasTowelie Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 1206
Appeals court tosses life sentence for $15 theft 4 TexasTowelie Dec 2016 Dec 2016 6 2081
Louisiana wildlife secretary opts to resign immediately, says reforms sabotaged 2 TexasTowelie Dec 2016 Dec 2016 10 2239
Health nonprofit sues Louisiana for unpaid $12M, alleges defamation 2 TexasTowelie Dec 2016 Dec 2016 1 1712
Audit finds management weakness in state's welfare, food stamp programs 0 TexasTowelie Dec 2016 Dec 2016 2 2182
Amazon.com to start collecting taxes for online sales in Louisiana 1 TexasTowelie Dec 2016 Dec 2016 1 1815
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards defends brother, Tangipahoa Sheriff Daniel Edwards: 'He did not enga 0 TexasTowelie Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 1825
More than $1 billion in Louisiana flood recovery funds released by federal government 1 TexasTowelie Dec 2016 Dec 2016 2 562
Mayor: New Orleans Settles Police Shooting Suits for $13.3M 0 TexasTowelie Dec 2016 Dec 2016 1 574
Legislature candidate stands by FB post calling for Muslim business boycott, calling Islam a false 0 TexasTowelie Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 1070
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