Louisiana voting machine work stalls, with no date to resume

Louisiana's work to replace the voting machines it bought 13 years ago has remained stalled for months, amid bid-rigging allegations, a voided contract award an
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Anti-gas tax hike ads planned for Louisiana's gas stations

A conservative group that helped squelch a 2017 proposal to raise Louisiana's gas tax is launching an early ad campaign aimed at derailing any similar tax propo
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Louisiana's early voting period for runoff wraps up Saturday

Early voting for Louisiana's Dec. 8 election is wrapping up Saturday, with a runoff for the secretary of state's job at the top of the ballot
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5 get prison after 2012 military munition blast in Louisiana

Federal judge sentences 5 men to prison, orders $35.4 million in restitution after what a prosecutor calls the largest illegal dumping of military explosives in
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Damaged Mississippi River bridge to partially open Saturday

Louisiana's transportation department says it expects to partially reopen a damaged Mississippi River bridge on Saturday, nearly two months after it was shutter
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Kennedy to say Monday if he's jumping into governor's race

The waiting game to learn if Republican U.S. Sen. John Kennedy is entering the 2019 Louisiana governor's race will continue a few days longer than expected
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Decision upheld to scrap Louisiana voting machine contract

The Louisiana secretary of state's office will have to redo its work to replace the state's decade-old voting machines
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Public safety spending tied up in Louisiana budget dispute

About $43 million in spending, mainly for public safety programs, is stalled in the disagreement between Gov. John Bel Edwards and House Republican leaders over
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Fundraising modest in Louisiana's secretary of state race

The Democrat running to be Louisiana's secretary of state has picked up the pace of her fundraising since she surprised her party by reaching the runoff
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Southern edges NAIA Wiley College 74-65

Sidney Umude had 18 points, Jayden Saddler scored five points in the final three minutes and Southern edged NAIA Wiley College 74-65
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No change to Louisiana income forecast in new budget dispute

A new financial dispute has emerged between Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration and House Republican leaders, stalling changes to Louisiana's income forecast
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Economist retiring from Louisiana's income forecasting panel

For the first time since its creation, Louisiana's income forecasting panel has a vacancy
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SEC fines Texas A&M $50,000 after Aggie students flood field

The Southeastern Conference is fining Texas A&M University $50,000 after Aggie fans surged onto the field after A&M's 74-72 win in the seventh overtime period o
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Mond helps Aggies over No. 8 LSU 74-72 in 7 OTs

Kellen Mond's 2-point conversion pass to Kendrick Rogers in the seventh overtime gave Texas A&M a 74-72 victory over No. 8 LSU night in a game that tied the NCA
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Leader of major Louisiana oil lobbying group stepping down

The head of one of Louisiana's most influential lobbying groups, representing the oil and gas industry, is leaving his job at the end of the year
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No. 8 LSU looks for 10th win in visit to Texas A&M

No. 8 LSU going for 10th win when it visits old friend Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M
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Back to the polls: Early voting starts in Louisiana's runoff

Early voting opens Saturday in Louisiana's December runoff election, with a contested seat to be the state's election chief at the top of the ballot
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Pain doc guilty plea in urinalysis drug test kickback scheme

A doctor who co-owned a Louisiana pain management clinic has pleaded guilty in a scheme to get about $336,000 in health care kickbacks from a drug testing lab
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State board says campaign funds can't be used for child care

The Louisiana Ethics Board says a woman running for a state office can't use campaign funds for child care while she attends campaign events, reversing its prev
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Man accused of setting fires in mom's trailer home

Louisiana authorities are looking for a 43-year-old man accused of trying to set fire to his mother's mobile home when she tried to kick him out
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Louisiana expects 1 lane in each direction soon on bridge

Transportation officials in Louisiana say they hope to have one lane open in each direction on a bridge damaged by a barge collision earlier this year
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Employee charged with arson in Louisiana car dealership fire

A car dealership employee in Louisiana has been arrested and charged with setting a fire in the building
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Louisiana's 15-week abortion ban remains unenforceable

Louisiana's law banning abortions after 15 weeks remains on hold after a federal judge struck down a similar prohibition in neighboring Mississippi
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Sexual misconduct suit against Schedler cost Louisiana $184K

Louisiana spent nearly $35,000 on private attorneys to respond to the sexual harassment lawsuit against former Secretary of State Tom Schedler, boosting the sta
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