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Friday is new deadline in Louisiana budget, tax negotiations

By MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Friday is the latest deadline in negotiations over whether Louisiana will have a special legislative session…

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Baseball

2018 Haughton Buccaneers Baseball Schedule

2108 Haughton Buccaneers Baseball Schedule 2/3 12:00p vs Ruston (Ruston, LA) Game Details: Haughton High School 2/10 12:00p @ Benton (Benton, LA) Game Details: Benton…

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LHSAA DIV I-North Lacrosse Schedules

Coming Soon: REAL Shreveport Sports Lacrosse Show with Edmundson Sella. We will take an in-depth look at all of the teams in Shreveport-Bossier and follow…

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Associated Press

New fish cakes aimed at controlling invasive Asian carp

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana chef hopes to control invasive Asian carp by marketing them as Silverfin fish cakes. The Louisiana Department of…

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Associated Press

Landrieu on Mobile Mardi Gras: That was then, this is now

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Alabama made news with its good-natured dig at New Orleans — billboards touting Mobile as the home of America’s original Mardi…

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Local

Louisiana has started accepting 2017 income tax returns

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — It’s officially tax time in Louisiana, with taxpayers able to start filing their 2017 personal income tax returns. Louisiana’s revenue…

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Former La. senator sues attorney general in contract dispute

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Louisiana state senator is suing Attorney General Jeff Landry for failing to approve his contract extension, calling it…

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Judge: Louisiana records law doesn’t apply to pipeline plan

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s public records law doesn’t apply to a private, for-profit company building a 162-mile-long (261-kilometer) crude…

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Associated Press

Louisiana’s political scene shifts to Washington Mardi Gras

Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s state political scene is heading north for a few days, to celebrate Mardi Gras in the nation’s…

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Groundbreaking for $872 million Entergy Louisiana plant

WESTLAKE, La. (AP) — Government officials and executives of the Entergy utility corporation gathered in southwest Louisiana to break ground for an $872 million natural…

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A deeper dive into Gov. Edwards’ proposal for budget cuts

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards released a budget proposal for next year that accounts for the expiration of $1 billion in…

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Edwards to unveil worst-case scenario Louisiana budget

By MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — After warning for months the proposal would be devastating to Louisiana residents, Gov. John Bel Edwards…

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Republicans seek spending controls in exchange for tax votes

By MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican House leaders negotiating with Gov. John Bel Edwards on a fix to Louisiana’s $1 billion…

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Dispute over control of Louisiana opioid lawsuit in court

By MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s governor and attorney general have been unable to reach an agreement on who should handle…

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The Latest: Louisiana governor declares a state of emergency

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on wintry weather in the South and East Coast (all times local) 11:50 a.m. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says…

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