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Text of John Bel Edwards AddressText of John Bel Edwards AddressThe following is a transcript of Governor John Bel Edwards' address to the state:
- 4 hours, 34 minutes ago
State suspends TOPS payments to colleges, universitiesState suspends TOPS payments to colleges, universitiesThe Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance alerted colleges and universities today.
- 6 hours ago
Thunder roll after mourning death of Williams' wifeThunder roll after mourning death of Williams' wifeThunder beat Pelicans 121-95 a day after Monty Williams' wife died a car crash.
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Marrero refinery brings concern to Uptown residentsMarrero refinery brings concern to Uptown residentsThe controversy with the Vertex Refinery in Marrero expands across the river. Those in Uptown say it's creating a major headache, in more ways than one.
- 4 hours, 21 minutes ago
Doctors concerned about 'devastating' cutsDoctors concerned about 'devastating' cuts"Devastating, " is what some doctors are saying about the proposed state budget cuts to the LSU health care system in New Orleans.
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NOPD investigating double shooting in the Irish ChannelNOPD investigating double shooting in the Irish ChannelNEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a double shooting in the Irish Channel.
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Saints asked Evans to take a pay cut, agent tells CBS Philly RadioSaints asked Evans to take a pay cut, agent tells CBS Philly Radio NEW ORLEANS -- Prior to releasing offensive guard Jahri Evans earlier this week, the New Orleans Saints proposed the 10-year veteran take a pay cut, Evans’ agent told a Philadelphia radio station today.
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DHH: Investigating possible cases of Zika in LouisianaDHH: Investigating possible cases of Zika in LouisianaThe Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is investigating two presumptive cases of imported Zika virus in the state.
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Special needs parents sound the alarm about possible support program cutsSpecial needs parents sound the alarm about possible support program cutsSpecial needs families are rallying a show of force at the Capitol this weekend, in an effort to save medical support programs.
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14-year-old dies after JPSO says he was beaten over bad grades14-year-old dies after JPSO says he was beaten over bad gradesA Waggaman couple is under arrest Monday night after police said their child was hospitalized with serious injuries.
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Revolutionary discovery: Scientists find gravitational waves Einstein predictedRevolutionary discovery: Scientists find gravitational waves Einstein predictedIn a discovery that promises to revolutionize astronomy, scientists have made the first direct observations of gravitational waves.
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Camellia Grill staple, waiter Marvin "Word" Day, passesCamellia Grill staple, waiter Marvin "Word" Day, passesNEW ORLEANS -- A familiar face at Camellia Grill, waiter Marvin "Word" Day, has died.
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LB Dannell Ellerbe restructures deal with SaintsLB Dannell Ellerbe restructures deal with SaintsLinebacker Dannell Ellerbe has agreed to restructure his contract with the New Orleans Saints.
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- Mardi Gras
Experts say Mardi Gras beads contain toxic metals and chemicalsExperts say Mardi Gras beads contain toxic metals and chemicals"Made in NOLA" -- that's where health and environmental experts want Mardi Gras throws to come from.
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Busy night in BR: Edwards addresses budget, Trump rallies votersBusy night in BR: Edwards addresses budget, Trump rallies voters BATON ROUGE, LA. -- Governor John Bel Edwards will give a live, televised update Thursday evening about the status of the state's budget.
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Wife of former Pelicans coach Monty Williams dies at 44Wife of former Pelicans coach Monty Williams dies at 44Ingrid Williams, wife of former Pelicans coach Monty Williams, died Wednesday after being involved in a crash the day before in Oklahoma City.
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- Mardi Gras
Uber, Arc offer bead recycle pick-upUber, Arc offer bead recycle pick-upNEW ORLEANS -- Ride service app Uber has teamed up with local non-profit Arc of Greater New Orleans to offer a pick-up service for Mardi Gras bead recycling donations.
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One dead, one injured after ambulance falls on them at a mechanic shopOne dead, one injured after ambulance falls on them at a mechanic shopTwo people are injured after an ambulance that was on a mechanics rack fell on them Wednesday night, trapping them underneath.
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State treasurer: New taxes aren't the cureState treasurer: New taxes aren't the cureState Treasurer John Kennedy, longtime gatekeeper of the state’s financial portfolios and perennial U.S. Senate candidate, says the state should not consider tax increases to ease the current financial crisis until unnecessary spending is eliminated.
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- Mardi Gras
Where to recycle Mardi Gras beadsWhere to recycle Mardi Gras beadsNEW ORLEANS -- Not sure what to do with all those Mardi Gras beads? How about recycling them.
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Projecting NCAA field: LSU barely makes itProjecting NCAA field: LSU barely makes itWith the NFL season over, fans can turn their attention to the madness of college hoops.
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Family and friends mourn man shot by deputiesFamily and friends mourn man shot by deputiesNEW ORLEANS -- A vigil was held in Central City Wednesday night where a man died after being shot by Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office deputies.
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A hurt that never goes awayA hurt that never goes awayDonovan Bailey's bedroom at the end of the hall remains much as he left it April 17, 2013. His well worn work shoes remain where he last took them off.
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Storm Savings: Survival Lights under $19 todayStorm Savings: Survival Lights under $19 todaySEATTLE -- In our continued quest to save you as much cash as humanly possible, today it's all about protection for your family and wallet! By viewer and reader request, we started testing "Survival Lights" and headlamps last month, now finally findi
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Dow cuts losses but closes down for fifth straight dayDow cuts losses but closes down for fifth straight dayBlue-chip index comes back from 400-point drop to close down 255 points.
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Test lead in your water at home for freeTest lead in your water at home for freeLSUHSC is offering free test kits to test lead levels at home.
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Chilly Thursday morning, but much milder in afternoonChilly Thursday morning, but much milder in afternoonChilly Thursday morning, but much milder in afternoon
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