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Lawsuit Filed Over Charter School Funding In La.

A state teachers' union has filed a lawsuit challenging the use of Louisiana's public school funding formula to pay $60 million for certain charter schools.

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State Auditor Updates Behavior Health Report

A new state audit finds the transition to private management of state behavioral health services continues to create problems for area groups that provide care for those with mental and substance abuse problems.

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Teachers Union Sues Over Charter School Funding

The lawsuit was filed Monday in state district court in Baton Rouge.

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State Police Car, LSP
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State Officials Announce Installation Of “Move Over” Signs Along State Highways

In support of Louisiana’s “Move Over” law, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Colonel Mike Edmonson alongside Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Sherri H. LeBas announced the installation of several dozen Move Over for Emergency Vehicle signs across the state.

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Palin Stumps For Tea Party’s Maness

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin urged Louisiana voters to support tea party candidate Rob Maness in his underdog bid for the U.S. Senate.

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Gov. Bobby Jindal, Photo by KPEL
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Cruz, Jindal Trying To Drive Conservative Turnout

For Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, both considered 2016 Republican presidential prospects, it's a chance to meet hundreds of likely participants in Iowa's caucuses.

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No Big Winners In Saturday’s Lottery Drawings

The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the jackpots in Easy 5, the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Saturday night, but there were two Match 5 winners.

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Gay Marriage Ruling Appealed To La. Supreme Court

Louisiana's attorney general is asking the state Supreme Court to overturn a decision by a Lafayette Parish judge who declared Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

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Sarah Palin Stumps For U.S. Senate Candidate Rob Maness

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin urged Louisiana voters to support tea party candidate Rob Maness in his underdog bid for the U.S. Senate.

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DHH: 15 New Cases Of West Nile Virus

The state health department confirms 15 new cases of West Nile Virus in Louisiana, bringing this year's total to 118 reported infections.

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Senator Morrell: Is The Death Penalty Too Expensive?

Morrell says right now, when the state budget is so bad, the actual cost of enforcing the death penalty should be considered.

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David Vitter (United States Senate image)
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Vitter To Campaign Door-To-Door Against Landrieu’s Abortion Stance

Vitter will knock on doors in Baton Rouge Saturday morning with representatives of the national anti-abortion group, the Susan B. Anthony List.

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