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1 Ticket Wins Easy 5 Drawing

Louisiana Lottery officials say one ticket won the $70,000 Easy 5 drawing Wednesday.

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Construction Crew (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Lake Charles Traffic Will Effected By I-210 Bridge Work

DOTD says the outage will occur between 8:00am and 6:00pm.

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Bobby Jindal (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Bobby Jindal (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Governor Jindal Holds Unified Command Group Meeting On State Preparations To Fight Potential Case Of Ebola

Governor Bobby Jindal held a meeting of Unified Command Group (UCG) today at the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) to get an update from state agencies and ensure the state is prepared if a case of Ebola were to be present in Louisiana.

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Rep. Brett Geymann
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800 Attend Common Core Town Hall In Calcasieu Parish

An estimated crowd between 700 and 800 people gathered in the gymnasium at Sam Houston High School Monday night for a town hall meeting to discuss the Common Core state standards.

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prison bars Getty Images/Justin Sullivan
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Man Proven Innocent To Be Compensated For Wrongful Imprisonment

Forty-year-old Nathan Brown was released from prison in June after DNA tests proved his innocence.

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Poll: Support For Marijuana Law Reform Growing In Louisiana

More people oppose prison time for marijuana possession, and fewer say they'd vote for a candidate that doesn't support marijuana law reform.

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Senator Joe Manchin in Maurice
Senator Joe Manchin in Maurice
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WV Sen. Joe Manchin Goes Shooting In Acadiana

Earlier today, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin went shooting with local officials in Acadiana and spoke about Senator Mary Landrieu’s strong support of Second Amendment rights and her advocacy for oil and gas jobs as chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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judge's gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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11 Louisiana Residents Sentenced to Public Assistance Benefits Fraud

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services announces the convictions of 11 Louisiana residents who fraudulently received more than $81,000 in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) benefits.

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Libertarian Party of Louisiana, Facebook
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Libertarian Party Celebrates Growth In Louisiana

The Libertarian Party of Louisiana says it has hit a milestone, reaching 10,000 registered voters in the state.

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Lafayette Renaissance Charter Academy, Facebook
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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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