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Joseph Stutes (CPSO Photo)
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Man Accused Of Killing Grandfather, 89, With Baseball Bat

The suspect has been charged with manslaughter for the brutal killing.

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Arlington Burial Service (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Arlington Burial Service (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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WWII Vet Whose Remains Returned To New Orleans Laid To Rest

The soldier's hometown was New Orleans before he was killed during fighting in the Pacific during WWII.

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Gulf Shrimp (Emily Michot/Getty Images)
Gulf Shrimp (Emily Michot/Getty Images)
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Fishermen Say Shrimp Season Starts Well, But Prices Down

Fishermen say imported shrimp is hurting the price they fetch at docks.

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Louisiana State Police Patch, Facebook
Louisiana State Police Patch, Facebook
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State Police: 7 Killed On Roads, A Deadly Start To Weekend

State troopers have investigated five crashes that yielded seven deaths so far this weekend.

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Louisiana State Capitol (Pinterest.com photo)
Louisiana State Capitol (Pinterest.com photo)
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Governor Officially Calls June Special Session On Taxes

The last time Louisiana had two special sessions in the same year was three decades ago.

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State Senate Chambers - Louisiana State Capitol - Baton Rouge
State Senate Chambers - Louisiana State Capitol - Baton Rouge
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Emotional Budget Hearing As People Plead For Health Services

Parents of children with developmental disabilities chastised some lawmakers.

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Unemployment Claims Photo by David McNew/Getty Images
Unemployment Claims Photo by David McNew/Getty Images
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Initial Unemployment Claims In Louisiana Rise

The La. Department of Labor tallied 3,100 new unemployment applications this week.

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INTERSTATE 10 (wikipedia.org)
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Stay Safe On Louisiana Roads This Memorial Day Weekend

The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission is expecting a record number of motorists to hit the road this holiday weekend.

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State Capitol at Dusk (wikimedia commons)
State Capitol at Dusk (wikimedia commons)
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Budget Session Begins Next Week As Regular Session Closes (Audio)

State Sen. Fred Mills reviews the regular session and speculates about the upcoming special budget session.

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(Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images)
(Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images)
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Farm-to-school Program Bill Sent To Governor Edwards Who Supports It

Louisiana lawmakers have sent to the governor's desk a bill to create a farm-to-school program that encourages locally-grown products in state public school cafeterias.

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Louisiana State Capitol Photo, Facebook
Louisiana State Capitol Photo, Facebook
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Governor Edwards Asking Senators To Strip All House Budget Changes

Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is asking state senators to scrap all the changes made to next year's nearly $26 billion budget by their colleagues in the House.

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Category: AP News, State News
Police Lights (Photo courtesy of katc.com)
Police Lights (Photo courtesy of katc.com)
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Will Louisiana Start A Trend In Support Of Police?

Lawmakers in five other states may have already tried to get similar legislation passed but Louisiana is now the first in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emergency medical crews.

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