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One Year Later, Flood Recovery Still Ongoing

This weekend marks one year since south Louisiana was inundated with a 1,000-year rain event.

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Mario Tama/Getty Images
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Things That Are Strange to Everybody Else, But Normal in Louisiana

Here are some things that are normal to us here in Louisiana, but have other people scratching their heads.

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Category: State News, Weird News
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State Capitol at Dusk (wikimedia commons)
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State Budget Deficit For Mid-Year 2018 Is Up To $1.5 Billion

Most of the shortfall is due to the loss of temporary taxes.

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Mark Pope
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MARK POPE: Behind The Scenes In Local Government [OPINION]

 

Behind the scenes at local government

 Last month, we examined and defined “smart cities.”  Now it’s time to examine the history behind this underhanded, insidious effort, and how it may affect our local governments, and ultimately we the citizens. Rec...

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Police Search For Suspects After Bank Robbery In Broad Daylight

BREAKING: MidSouth bank robbery suspects sought.

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Applebee’s And IHOP Restaurants Closing Across The USA

The exact store locations have not been announced but it has been made official that many locations will be closing across the country.

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Delta Duckman via YouTube
Delta Duckman via YouTube
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Dove Hunters Reminded Of Ammo Restrictions This Season

Dove hunters this is your reminder that there are changes in the rules for this fall and winter hunting season.

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Gov. John Bel Edwards (wikimedia image)
Gov. John Bel Edwards (wikimedia image)
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Gov John Bel Edwards On Fiscal Cliff, Flooding and Education

Full Interview from KPEL's Acadiana's Morning News

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New Orleans Facing New Flood Danger After Pump Station Fire

Mayor Landrieu issued a dire warning if more severe weather develops.

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Lottery Fever Will Reach Epidemic Status This Weekend

Both the Powerball and Mega Millions lottery jackpots continue to grow. What are your odds of winning both?

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ACT Tests (.relocatemagazine.com image)
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LDOE: ACT Scores Up For 4th Consecutive Year

The state's public school students increased average ACT scores for the 4th year in a row, from 19.1 in 2013 to 19.6 today.

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Here’s Exactly What You’ll See Of The August 21st Solar Eclipse In Different Cities Around Louisiana [Video]

On August 21st, we will get to experience a total solar eclipse. This hasn't happened since 1979, so obviously we're all pretty pumped about it. This video shows you what percentage of the solar eclipse you can expect to experience depending on where in Louisiana you will be.

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