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Louisiana Girl Scouts lobby lawmakers over funding request

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Girl Scouts are challenging lawmakers after their request for funds ran into trouble, even though a funding request from…

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Many issues decided at Louisiana regular session midpoint

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have reached the midpoint of their regular session. Many hot-button topics have been resolved, largely because the measures…

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Camp Minden explosives: Change of plea hearing Tuesday

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A change-of-plea hearing is scheduled for a former official of a company that abandoned tons of potentially explosive artillery propellant in…

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Tall sailing ships herald New Orleans’ 300th anniversary

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Old-style, tall-masted sailing ships resembling vessels in a pirate movie eased up to the New Orleans riverfront Thursday as part of…

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Louisiana budget with deep health cuts approved by House

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With only two votes to spare, the Louisiana House on Thursday backed a $27 billion state operating budget for next…

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Surveyors confirm 20 Louisiana tornadoes in 2-day outburst

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The National Weather Service confirms 20 tornadoes hit Louisiana on Friday and Saturday. A 2-year-old girl died when a tree fell…

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Louisiana city’s assistant police chief arrested

TALLULAH, La. (AP) — The assistant police chief of a Louisiana city has been arrested on multiple charges. The News-Star reports that 50-year-old Jimmy Guy,…

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Sales tax fails, as Louisiana session edges toward failure

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s budget-balancing special session edged toward failure Sunday night, as the House again refused to pass a sales tax bill…

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Rivalry Renewed: Calvary bests familiar foe Evangel (video)

Rivalry Renewed: Calvary bests familiar foe Evangel.. Will Derrick and Fox Locke lead the way for the Cavaliers in their 10-3 victory against rival Evangel.

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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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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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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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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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