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State Fire Marshal Issues Open Burning Safety Warning

BATON ROUGE- State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning is warning Louisianans about the dangers of open burning following multiple deaths resulting from out-of-control burn piles. “These are sad and stunning cases that should bring everyone pause,” said Browning, “Just because there is no burn ban in place in your area, that does not mean that …

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Louisiana State Representative Dodie Horton: Nothing in the proposed legislation refers to any particular group or lifestyle choice

(Stacey Tinsley, Specht Newspapers) District 9 State Representative Dodie Horton (R – Haughton) has filed a bill that would ban any discussion of sexual identity and related topics for students from kindergarten through eighth grade. House Bill 837 states: No teacher, school employee, or other presenter shall cover the topics of sexual orientation or gender …

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DEPARTMENT SEEKS APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM SPONSORS

Applications accepted now through April 15, 2022 BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Education’s Division of Nutrition Support is now accepting applications from eligible agencies and organizations to serve as sponsors and program sites for the 2022 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which provides healthy meals to children, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds, …

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Chiefs’ Sneed inactive for NFL game Sunday following murder of brother

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs cornerback L’Jarius Sneed remained with his family in northern Louisiana on Sunday, two days after his oldest brother was stabbed and killed by a woman in an altercation involving a large kitchen knife. Snned played prepl football at Minden High School before moving on to Louisiana Tech. …

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