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Feds reject Louisiana's Medicaid drug payment formula

Feds reject Louisiana's Medicaid drug payment formula

Posted 4:24 AM 12/18/2014 by Hunter Robinson

BATON ROUGE - The federal Medicaid agency says Louisiana used an improper reimbursement formula to pay pharmacists the last two years through the state's Medicaid program. If the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services decides it wants the state to reimburse the payments, the (More)

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Mississippi man cited for drowning deer

Mississippi man cited for drowning deer

Posted 4:26 AM 12/17/2014 by Hunter Robinson

BATON ROUGE - A Mississippi man has been cited for allegedly drowning a deer in the Mississippi River in Concordia Parish. Sgt. Trey Mason, of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries' Enforcement Division, says 40-year-old David Hayes, of Natchez, Mississippi, was cited for (More)

12/16/2014

Taliban attack leaves more than 80 children dead

Taliban attack leaves more than 80 children dead

Posted 4:58 AM 12/16/2014 by Hunter Robinson

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - A top Pakistani official says that 84 students have been killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in the northwestern city of Peshawar. Pervez Khattak, the chief minister of the province where the attack is underway, says that roughly the same number of (More)

12/15/2014

Woman killed, another injured in Sunday night shooting

Woman killed, another injured in Sunday night shooting

Posted 5:03 AM 12/15/2014 by Hunter Robinson

ST. MARTINVILLE - St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested a suspect they believe shot two women, killing one and injuring the other.

Investigators say the two victims were shot during a domestic disturbance just before 10 p.m. Sunday night. A 20-year-old woman died, while (More)

12/12/2014

Daily rate paid to state lawmakers dropped slightly

Daily rate paid to state lawmakers dropped slightly

Posted 3:09 AM 12/12/2014 by Hunter Robinson

BATON ROUGE - Compensation for Louisiana's lawmakers has fallen slightly. The payment legislators get for each day they are in session, attending interim committee meetings or participating in other meetings related to their position has dropped from $153 to $150. Under (More)

12/11/2014

Car jumps curb, injuring 7

Car jumps curb, injuring 7

Posted 4:18 AM 12/11/2014 by Hunter Robinson

NEW YORK - Police say a car jumped a curb in the Herald Square shopping district in midtown Manhattan, injuring seven people, including five pedestrians. It happened at about 10 p.m. Wednesday on West 34th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues. Authorities say the (More)

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