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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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House Approves Bill To Allow Students To Bring Sunscreen To School

The House overwhelmingly approved a measure to allow children to bring sunscreen to school and apply it themselves.

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Category: State News
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Kenner PD
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Teacher Found Not Guilty On Sex With Student Charges

A former high school teacher has been found not guilty on sex charges involving a 16-year-old student.

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Louisiana State Police
Louisiana State Police
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Pineville Man Arrested After Fleeing Police In Stolen Vehicle

A Pineville man attempted to evade police in stolen truck. He was stopped and arrested in Allen Parish early Thursday morning.

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Alton Sterling Shooting Prompts New Look At Police Training

Nearly a year after Baton Rouge police fatally shot a black man outside a convenience store, Louisiana lawmakers are considering an increase in training requirements for officers.

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Firefighters Try To Talk Naked Man Down From Power Line Tower In New Orleans

WVUE is reporting that the fire department is trying to talk a naked man down from a power transmission tower in New Orleans East.

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Classroom iStock
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Louisiana House Contemplates Ban On Corporal Punishment

No matter what side of the issue that you choose to support somebody is going to be disappointed in the outcome.

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images
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Litter Education Could Soon Be Required In Louisiana Schools

Shouldn't kids have learned this concept at home? I forgot the politicians don't believe parents are capable of teaching our kids decent civic behavior.

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Attorney General Jeff Landry, Facebook
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State AG: Earlier Opinion Does Not Apply To School Board Tax Proposal (UPDATE)

Attorneys for the district had long defended the wording in the resolution.

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Bill Could Prohibit The Use Of Cigarettes Or Tobacco On School Property

A measure that would prohibit the use of tobacco products anywhere on a public or private school campus is scheduled to be heard in the House Education Committee today.

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Category: State News
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Bill To Shorten Divorce Waiting Period Fails In House

The House rejects a bill to shorten the waiting period for a divorce for parents with minor children.

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Category: State News
Governor John Bel Edwards, Facebook
Governor John Bel Edwards, Facebook
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Gov Edwards Calls On GOP Leaders To Propose Their Own Tax Plan

Governor John Bel Edwards remains hopeful lawmakers can pass a budget plan to address the loss of $1.3 billion in temporary taxes that expire next year.

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Bart Colosino via YouTube
Bart Colosino via YouTube
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Lawmaker Moves Forward With Plans To Protect Confederate Monuments

The removal of Confederate era monuments in New Orleans has sparked new legislation that if passed, will give everyone a say in whether particular monuments need to be removed or left as a part of the story of our state.

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