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Passenger Dies In Ascension Accident

The car ran off the roadway, struck a culvert and rolled over several times, coming to rest on its roof.

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School Children (Photo by Jordan Pix/ Getty Images)
School Children (Photo by Jordan Pix/ Getty Images)
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US Lawyers Looking Into 2014 School Civil Rights Complaint

Patrick Dobard, head of the state agency that runs most public schools in New Orleans, said the agency has provided the attorneys with information on the application process aimed at giving all students a choice of where to attend school.

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Gulf Coast Containment Boom
Gulf Coast Containment Boom, (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Fire On Coastal Louisiana Oil Platform Extinguished

Crews with containment boom and skimmers remain on the scene while cleanup and repair work is underway.

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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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Plea Entered In Human Trafficking Case

A co-defendant, Brandy Piland-Deluca, awaits trial on two counts of trafficking children for sex.

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Coast Guard Cutter (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
Coast Guard Cutter (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
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Coast Guard Says Fire On Gulf Oil Platform, 28 Workers Evacuated

Authorities' latest estimate is that the storage tanks on the rig may hold as much as 5,400 gallons of oil — far below their capacity of 168,000 gallons.

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Louisiana State Capitol (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Louisiana State Capitol (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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Louisiana House Passes $24B Budget Proposal For Next Year

The La. House has agreed to a more than $24 billion budget proposal for next year that contains fewer cuts than lawmakers had feared but still leaves some public health care programs short.

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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu
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New Orleans Mayor Blasts Jindal With Counter Executive Order

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu responded to Gov. Bobby Jindal's controversial religious objections executive order by issuing an order of his own.

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Jail Bars, iStock photo
Jail Bars, iStock photo
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Teacher Accused Of Passing Pot Brownies To Students

A former Archbishop Hannan High School teacher turned herself in after being accused of passing out brownies laced with marijuana to two girls.

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LDWF Patch, FB
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Wildlife Officer Shot After Stopping Vehicle

A Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries officer was shot on patrol Thursday night on Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area in Ouachita Parish.

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Bobby Jindal (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Bobby Jindal (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Jindal Issues Order After Religious Objections Bill Rejected

Louisiana lawmakers on Tuesday shelved a divisive religious objections bill pushed by Gov. Bobby Jindal, but the governor fought back, issuing an executive order aimed at doing the same thing.

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La. House Refuses To Give Up College Tuition-setting Authority

House lawmakers balked at a proposal that would have let public colleges set their own tuition rates.

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Keavin Keith, Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office
Keavin Keith, Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office
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Sheriff: Teacher Arrested, Admits Having Sex With Students

A teacher in the Iberville Parish school district has been arrested and admitted to sexual relationships with three students.

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