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MOON RANT: New Partisanship In Baton Rouge [VIDEO]

What does it mean for the future of our state?

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Category: Local News, State News
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Convicted Drug Felons Could Qualify For State Benefits

I thought drug dealers made a lot of money? How could they qualify for food stamps and welfare, to begin with?

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food stamps Getty image by Tim Boyle
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Bill Lifting Ban Of Food Stamps For Released Drug-related Felons Passes House Committee

A bill heading to the House Floor would lift the one-year ban for individuals convicted of a drug-related felony to receive food stamps and welfare benefits after being released from prison.

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Category: State News
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House Approves Lower Thresholds For Recall Petitions

The full House approves a measure that would make it easier for Louisiana voters to recall elected officials.

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Category: State News
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Sons Of Guns Reality Star Will Hayden Sentenced To Life In Prison

Former Sons of Guns star Will Hayden will spend life behind bars for raping young girls.

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Category: State News
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High Bacteria Levels Found At Three South Louisiana Beaches

As the weather heats up, we'll all be planning trips to water parks and beaches around Louisiana. To make sure we all stay safe, the Louisiana Department of Health Beach Monitoring Program checks bacteria conditions at all of the state beaches. They've just released information warning the public that high levels of bacteria have been found at three Louisiana beaches.

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12-year-old Eunice Boy Dies After Accidentally Shooting Himself

A 12-year-old is dead after accidentally shooting himself in the head.

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House Committee Shoots Down Proposal To Allow Concealed Carry Without Permit

The House Criminal Justice Committee shot down a bill that would have allowed Louisiana residents to conceal carry a gun without a permit.

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Category: State News
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House Committee Advances Bill To Increase TOPS GPA Requirement

The House Education Committee advances a bill to increase the minimum GPA requirement for TOPS from 2.5 to 2.75.

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Category: State News
Chicago's O'Hare Airport Hosts Air Industry's World Route Forum
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BRANDBUZZ: Will Video Posts Change Airline Customer Service?

Our branding guru Jaci Russo weighs in.

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Legislature Shuts Governor Edwards Tax Plan Down

The idea of placing a bigger tax burden on Louisiana business owners and operators has been rejected.

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Louisiana Native Peyton Manning To Be Honored With Statue

The Indianapolis Colts have announced plans to honor their former quarterback in a special ceremony later this year.

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