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Labor Day Travel Numbers Indicate Consumer Confidence

Automobile travel is projected to increase by 1.4 percent this year, with 29.7 million travelers hitting the road.

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Jindal To Spend $275,000 In Public Funds On Common Core Lawsuit

A Jindal spokesperson says outside counsel is needed when the individual has special expertise in certain areas of the law.

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Workforce Commission: Louisiana Labor Force At All-Time High

More than 2 million Louisianians are employed.

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Chase Data Breach Affects Louisiana Residents

Those using pre-paid debit cards issued for income tax refunds, unemployment benefits or other payments through the Department of Children and Family Services could be affected.

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Senator David Vitter photo by KPEL
Senator David Vitter photo by KPEL
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Senator Vitter Says Criminal Justice Grants Coming To Louisiana

Vitter says the grant helps states, tribes and local governments as they work to prevent and control crime.

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Congressman Charles Boustany Issues Statement On Hurricane Katrina Anniversary

Congressman Charles Boustany says he was proud to have worked with the entire Louisiana delegation to rebuild our state after the devastation.

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St. John Purging Water System After Amoeba Found

St. John the Baptist is using chlorine to flush a water system on the east bank of the Mississippi River after tests showed the presence of a dangerous amoeba.

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Judge: Rule Friday If No Abortion Law Agreement

A federal judge is asking lawyers for Louisiana and abortion clinics for an agreement that apparently could let clinics stay open for a while if a restrictive abortion law takes effect Sept. 1.

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Prosecutor, Innocence Project To Join Forces

The district attorney in New Orleans is joining forces with the organization known as the Innocence Project to find and correct cases in which people have been wrongfully convicted.

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LA State Police vehicle photo by KPEL
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State Troopers To Remain In New Orleans

Louisiana State Police will continue to patrol the streets of New Orleans

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Pastor Arrested In Shooting Of Suspected Thief

A pastor who once was a New Orleans police officer has been arrested for allegedly shooting a man suspected of stealing copper.

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Wed Maintenance Work To Suspend EBT Transactions

Xerox, a third party contractor for the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services, will conduct system maintenance late Wednesday that will suspend Electronic Benefits Transfer transactions for about five minutes.

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