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Economic Development Secretary Stephen Moret
Economic Development Secretary Stephen Moret
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Economist Says Jindal ‘Misinterprets’ Jobs Data

The Legislature's chief economist and Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration are at odds about what state employment data shows about Louisiana's job growth.

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lafayettecharter.org
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Ruling Expected Friday In Charter Schools Lawsuit

A state district judge says he will rule Friday on whether he'll issue a preliminary injunction to keep some charter schools from getting $60 million under Louisiana's public school financing formula.

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No Big Winners In Wednesday’s Lottery Drawings

The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the two major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Wednesday night.

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Voting Ballot, KPEL
Voting Ballot, KPEL
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GOP Opponents Call Landrieu Rubber Stamp For Obama

The debate came after more than 236,000 voters already have cast ballots for the Nov. 4 election, through Louisiana's early voting period.

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judge's gavel (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
judge's gavel (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Ruling Expected Friday In Charter Schools Lawsuit

A state district judge says he will rule Friday on whether he'll issue a preliminary injunction to keep some charter schools from getting $60 million under Louisiana's public school financing formula.

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Category: AP News, State News
Bobby Jindal (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Bobby Jindal (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Economist Says Jindal ‘Misinterprets’ Jobs Data

The Legislature's chief economist and Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration are at odds about what state employment data shows about Louisiana's job growth.

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Category: AP News, State News
Senator Mary Landrieu (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
Senator Mary Landrieu (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
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Last Senate Debate Scheduled For Wednesday Night

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is facing off one last time with her two main Republican challengers before next week's election.

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Dr. Benjamin Carson (Photo by Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images)
Dr. Benjamin Carson (Photo by Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images)
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Dr. Ben Carson To Join U.S. Sen. David Vitter In Tea Party Rally For Rep. Bill Cassidy

Last Saturday, it was Herman Cain who pledged his support for Bill Cassidy for U.S. Senate.

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judge's gavel (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
judge's gavel (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Franklin Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing Child Porn

Law enforcement searched Beason's home on and found 230 images and 88 videos of hardcore child porn on an external drive.

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Senator David Vitter photo by KPEL
Senator David Vitter photo by KPEL
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Vitter: Crawfish Processors Will Be Compensated $19 Million

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La) made the following statement regarding compensation for Louisiana crawfish processors. United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be compensating crawfish processors $19 million for illegal “dumping” by Chinese importers.

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drug seizure LSP photo
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$3 Million Worth Of Drugs From Pharmacy Break-ins Recovered

This case remains under investigation and further arrests may be pending.

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Office of Motor Vehicles to Host “Senior Day” at Local Offices

As part of its continued commitment to better serve the citizens of Louisiana, the Office of Motor Vehicles is pleased to announce the implementation of a “Senior Day” pilot program to be held at local OMV offices across the state.

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