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P.T. Beauregard Statue, photo from Facebook
P.T. Beauregard Statue, photo from Facebook
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Statue Of Confederate General P.G.T Beauregard Removed By Masked Crew

The statue of P.G.T. Beauregard was hauled away in New Orleans by a masked crew Tuesday night.

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(Photo by Cem Ozde Getty Images)
(Photo by Cem Ozde Getty Images)
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Senate Committee Approves Proposed Minimum Wage Increase

But New Orleans Senator Troy Carter says raising the minimum wage would actually help businesses.

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EPA Proposes Changes To Ethanol Mandate In Gasoline
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Gas Tax Increase Moves Forward

An additional out of pocket expense of about $50 per year is what this proposed gas tax would mean. Is it worth it for the possibility of better roads?

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Cyclist Shot During New Orleans East Bike Ride

Christopher Wiess was on the ride with a biking group.

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How Much Do You Need To Earn To Afford Rent In Louisiana?

A map made by the National Low Income Housing Coalition shows how much someone needs to earn to afford rent in each state and the cost of living in Louisiana is pretty surprising.

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images
Tim Boyle, Getty Images
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Louisiana Tax Study Likely To Be Shelved, Instead Of Enacted

Louisiana's lawmakers are on track to reject most of the big-ticket concepts pushed by a blue-ribbon panel they commissioned to recommend tax overhaul ideas.

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Category: AP News, State News
Bart Colosino via YouTube
Bart Colosino via YouTube
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Louisiana House Backs Ban On Removal Of Confederate Statues

Lawmakers in the Louisiana House backed a proposal aimed at keeping cities from removing Confederate monuments, despite pleas from black colleagues who called the bill "divisive" and "offensive."

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Protests Continue In Baton Rouge After Police Shooting Death Of Alton Sterling
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Proposal Would Give Financial Assistance To Wounded Police Officers, Firefighters

A Senate bill would give financial assistance to police and firefighters who are catastrophically injured during a targeted attack in the line of duty.

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Today Is The Deadline To File Louisiana Income Tax Returns

If you miss today's filing and payment deadline you could be subject to penalties. So, get that return and those payments in. You don't want to pay more than your fair share.

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Baton Rouge Lawn Company May Have Best Local Commercial Ever [Video]

Rogers & Menard - Lawn Firm is based out of Baton Rouge/Prairieville. They might not only have the best local commercial you've ever seen, but their business model is fantastic as well!

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Tired Mom and Infant (flickr.com image)
Tired Mom and Infant (flickr.com image)
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Report: Louisiana 2nd Worst State For Working Moms

Analysts measured the quality of child care and professional opportunities, which really brought Louisiana down.

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New Solar Powered Ferris Wheel Debuts On Santa Monica Pier
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Unique Small Town Festivals in Louisiana

We do love our festivals here in Louisiana, and we are always up to celebrate something!

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