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Governor’s New Project Is For The Birds, Literally

The first family has made an addition to the Governor's mansion. It's a chicken coop. But don't worry it's color coordinated with the mansion so you'll only know it's there by the smell.

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Daycare License Revoked After Children Discovered Wandering The Streets

Four toddlers crawled through a hole in a daycare fence and were discovered playing near a busy street.

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Nicholls State Program Hopes To Inspire Female Chefs

Some of the best food in the world is prepared by females. Then why are there so few female chefs? Nicholls State University's Chef John Folse Institutes has launched a new series to empower women in the food industry to change that.

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Confederate Flags (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
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La. Survey Finds Most Residents Oppose Same-sex Marriages & Support Confederate Monuments

The Louisiana Survey finds 53% of residents surveyed are still opposed to same-sex marriages even after last year’s historic Supreme Court ruling.

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Medicaid (photo by Getty Images)
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La. Health Dept. Estimates $677M Savings In 5 Years Of Expansion

Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration estimates the Democratic governor's planned Medicaid expansion will save the state $677 million in its first five years.

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Category: AP News, State News
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John Bel Edwards, Facebook
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Amid Cash Crunch, Gov. Edwards Slows Community College Buildings

A building boom planned to expand and improve Louisiana's community college campuses is being put on hold by Gov. John Bel Edwards, amid a tightening of state construction spending.

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Latest Attempt To Regulate Surrogacy Passes House Committee

Louisiana lawmakers' third attempt to advance a bill establishing regulations governing surrogacy births has passed its first test.

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Senate To Consider Contingency Plan For TOPS Shortfall

One Louisiana Senator believes everyone who qualified for the TOPS program should at least get something. His plan will be debated in the Senate this week.

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Edward Knotoe Thomas Courtesy of KATC
Edward Knotoe Thomas Courtesy of KATC
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Villle Platte House Fire Claims Life of 106-Yr-Old Man

Ville Platte responded to the blaze on John. F. Kennedy Drive at approximately 9:30 Saturday morning.

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Will Smith (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Will Smith (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Saints’ Will Smith To Be Laid To Rest Today

Funeral services are to be held for former defensive end Will Smith, who was shot and killed a week ago.

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Suspect In Shooting That Left 2 SU Students Dead Re-Arrested

The suspect was free on $90,000-bond when he was arrested for trying to leave the jurisdiction.

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Glacier Nat'l Park (flickr.com)
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BR Company Challenges Oil & Gas Lease Cancellation In US Court

Federal officials cancelled the lease, owned by a Louisiana-based company, because of the area's significance to Native American tribes in Montana.

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