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Police jury opposes inventory tax repeal

The Webster Parish Police Jury passed a resolution Tuesday in opposition of the state attempting to repeal the inventory tax package. The Public Affairs Research...

Springhill mayor takes rein as LMA president

Lafayette – Springhill mayor Carroll Breaux was installed as president of the Louisiana Municipal Association Saturday, at the Louisiana Municipal Association’s 78th Annual Convention...

State sales tax holiday Friday, Saturday

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's annual sales tax holiday is Friday and Saturday, just in time for families preparing to send their children back to...

$120k Easy 5 winning lotto ticket sold in Winnsboro

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says a ticket bought in California won the $110 million Powerball jackpot, and a Winnsboro buyer won...

New La. law taking effect Saturday targets ‘revenge porn’

BATON ROUGE — Sending "revenge porn" can land you behind bars, new housing protections are being extended to domestic violence victims and enforcement of...

Taxpayers pay legal costs of pro-Vitter super PAC

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana taxpayers have reimbursed more than $69,000 in legal fees paid by a super PAC supporting Republican U.S. David Vitter for...

Lake Charles may change marijuana ordinance

LAKE CHARLES — The Lake Charles City Council will review an ordinance to amend the city's code on possession of pot and synthetic...

GOP backs opponent of Republican incumbent attorney general

BATON ROUGE — The Republican Party of Louisiana is backing former Congressman Jeff Landry for the post of state's attorney general, announcing Tuesday that...

Police shoot and kill 3 in 3 days in 3 Louisiana...

HOUMA— Police in Louisiana have shot and killed three men in three cities over three days. Each was self-defense, said police spokesmen in Houma,...

Republicans draw in more money for top statewide races

BATON ROUGE — Republicans are outraising Democrats in Louisiana's top two races on the Oct. 24 ballot, for governor and lieutenant governor — and...

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