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Full House Votes To Continue Use Of Corporal Punishment In Schools

In a 61-34 vote, the full House rejected a measure to ban the spanking of misbehaving kids in public schools.

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Category: State News
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Bill To Suspend Child Support Payments For Inmates Receives Committee Approval

The House Civil Law committee approves a bill that could suspend child support payments for parents who are incarcerated for more than six months.

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Category: State News
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P.T. Beauregard Statue, photo from Facebook
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Suit Filed To Keep Beauregard Statue In Place, Claiming It’s Not Owned By New Orleans

A Tulane University professor has filed suit in Orleans Parish Civil District Court to keep the Beauregard statue in place stating that it is not owned by the city.

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judge's gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Alabama Company Settles Suit Over Hiring Bias In Louisiana

An Alabama staffing company and the federal government are settling a lawsuit over allegations of hiring discrimination in Louisiana.

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FEMA Looking To Hire Workers To Help With Disaster Recovery

FEMA is looking for Louisiana workers to help during disaster response.

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(Photo by Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images)
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Bill Requiring Traffic Stop Training During Driver’s Ed Moves To Full House

A bill that requires specific training during driver’s education courses on how motorists should behave during a traffic stop received approval from the House Transportation Committee.

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Category: State News
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Red Light Cameras in Lousiana Jordi Delgado
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Measure To Let Voters Decide Fate Of Traffic Speed Cameras Dies In Committee

A measure that would leave it up to voters to decide if the state should allow traffic enforcement cameras died in the House Transportation Committee on a 14 to 1 vote.

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Winn-Dixie Closing Three South Louisiana Stores

Three Winn-Dixie locations in Louisiana that are underachieving will be closing soon.

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Stevie P Gives Prediction On UL Softball Post-Season

Ragin' Cajun Women get top seed ahead of regional play.

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Spring Break (Photo by Rick Gershon/Getty Images)
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La. Students Top Arrests Tallies For Spring Break

Louisiana students earned the citation championship during the seven-week Spring Break season in Florida.

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10 Funniest Louisiana Town Names

I've lived in the great state of Louisiana my whole life and I still marvel at times of how little I really know about some parts of the state.

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Man Arrested For Waiving Gun At Driver On I-10

This was not the suspect's first run-in with law enforcement.

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