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Cheaper Gas Is Costing Us Money

Families across south Louisiana who depend on the oil field already know that when the price at the pump drops, so does the balance in their bank account. However, people in every walk of life will feel the effect of cheaper gas in a way they may never have expected nor even realize.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images
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Internet Sales Tax Proposal Opposed By GOP Senate Candidates

Three of the main Republican contenders for Louisiana's U.S. Senate seat say they oppose pending federal legislation to require companies to collect sales taxes on Internet purchases.

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Category: AP News, State News
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John Bel Edwards, Facebook
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Governor Asks Colleges To Skip Tuition Hikes Next Year

Gov. John Bel Edwards is urging Louisiana's public colleges against boosting tuition costs on students, after the schools largely escaped budget cuts in the financial year that begins Friday.

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Money 18, iStock
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IG Reports Film Company Claimed $1 Million In Fraudulent Tax Credits

Inspector General Stephen Street has announced that a film company claimed over $1 million in fraudulent tax exemptions in Louisiana.

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Category: State News
(Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
(Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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Louisiana Interstate Highway System Turns 60

Today the Louisiana Interstate Highway System turns 60 years old and the Department of Transportation has released a state of the interstate report.

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Category: State News
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La. Supreme Court in NOLA (wikimedia commons.org)
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State Supreme Court Suspends Judge 15 Days Without Pay

The judge has been suspended for decreasing probation time for a convicted sex offender.

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Louisiana Beac h (commons.wikimedia)
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Louisiana Provides Beach Water Quality Report On Web Site

Advisories are posted online, as well as on signs at the beaches, to give people more information about possible health risks.

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(Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
(Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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Cajun Phrases – A Yankee’s Guide To What We’re Talking About

Just about everything we do here in South Louisiana is almost like an inside joke. If you're not from here, chances are you'll have no clue what we might be talking about. In fact, some of the things we say might even make a person, say a Yankee, kind of nervous.

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WGNO TV/New Orleans
WGNO TV/New Orleans
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BREAKING: Cane’s Manager Killed During Armed Robbery

The manager of a Raising Cane's restaurant outside New Orleans is dead after an armed robbery believed to have been committed by a former employee...

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Category: Crime, State News
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More Abortion Restrictions Coming For La. Women, Doctors

While Louisiana's law requiring abortion doctors to have hospital admitting privileges may be jeopardized by this week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling, more limitations on the procedure are planned in the state.

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Voting Booth (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Voting Booth (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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6 Constitutional Changes Passed By Lawmakers For Nov. Ballot

Louisiana voters this fall will decide whether college systems can boost their own tuition rates, whether to sock away money from oil price booms into savings and whether to rewrite the state's corporate tax laws.

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Winn-Dixie To Donate All Profits To Veterans Groups On July 4th Holiday

Winn-Dixie customers across the country can give back just by shopping at the company's grocery stores this holiday weekend. It's all part of its annual Hope For The Warriors campaign...

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