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GOP Lawmakers Question Legality Of LGBT Protection Order

More than 30 state lawmakers are asking Louisiana's attorney general for an opinion on whether an April anti-discrimination order issued by Gov. John Bel Edwards is constitutional.

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Greg Leblanc Toyota via Facebook
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Houma, La Man’s Toyota Tundra Hits One Million Miles!

Sheppard has logged 1,000,000 miles in his beloved truck, and was prepared to keep going, that is until the folks at Toyota found out about this.

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Port Fouchon, Map provided by BSEE
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Shell: Skimmers Start Cleanup Of Gulf Oil Spill

Shell says vessels have begun skimming operations to clean up oil that leaked from a flow line at one of its drilling sites about 90 miles off the Louisiana coast.

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Louisiana State Police
Louisiana State Police
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UPDATE – Missing 11-Year-Old Child Found

UPDATE - Great news to report in the case of missing 11-year-old girl from New Orleans. State Police say she has been found safe. No other details have been given at this time.

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Louisiana-State-Capitol-Photo-by-Chris-GraythenGetty-Images
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La. House Approves Budget That Doesn’t Fully Fund TOPS

Another spirited debate broke out on the House floor over funding for TOPS versus hospitals that provide care for the poor.

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John Kennedy, Facebook
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Kennedy: TOPS Funding Scare Is A Political Tactic (Audio)

The state treasurer said the whole buzz around the TOPS debate is simply a tactic that the governor is using to instill income taxes.

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Staff Photo
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Group Opposes Blue Lives Matter Bill

Protecting police, firefighters, and EMS personnel that's the purpose of the Blue Lives Matter bill. There is one group that is totally opposed to that legislation.

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iStock
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House Passes Measure To Help Protect Domestic Abuse Victims

A bill that would allow victims of domestic abuse expedited permits to carry concealed weapons has passed in the Louisiana House of Representatives.

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Classroom, Debbie Ray
Classroom, Debbie Ray
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High School Sex Survey Bill Fails In Senate

A bill that would allow Louisiana high school students to participate in private sex education surveys has been defeated.

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East Ascension High School Graduation Disrupted By Parents Fighting In The Crowd [VIDEO]

East Ascension High School graduation was marred by parents and friends fighting in the stands during the ceremony.

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Stephen Street, Office of State Inspector General
Stephen Street, Office of State Inspector General
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Inspector General Financing Restored In Next Year’s Budget

An effort to eliminate the Louisiana inspector general's office has failed to win support in the House, amid concerns about scrapping a government watchdog agency in a state with a history of public corruption problems.

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Port Fouchon, Map provided by BSEE
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Officials Working Oil Spill South Of Port Fouchon

A 2 mile by 13 mile oil sheen in the Gulf of Mexico has federal officials and the Coast Guard responding to it.

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Category: State News

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