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Bill would allow the sale of raw milk in Louisiana

Bill would allow the sale of raw milk in Louisiana

Posted 2:01 PM 4/24/2014 by Melinda Deslatte

BATON ROUGE - Arguments of choice versus public safety are heated in a fight over whether to let Louisiana farmers sell raw milk to the public. The full state House will consider a bill that would allow sales of unpasteurized milk, after it was advanced in a 9-6 vote Thursday by the (More)

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No charges for man who shot cousin's kidnapper

No charges for man who shot cousin's kidnapper

Posted 3:13 PM 4/23/2014

LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette Parish grand jury has declined to bring charges against a man in the fatal shooting of a suspect accused of abducting and stabbing his cousin. The shooting happened in November after Bethany Arceneaux was abducted from a day care center where she was picking up (More)

4/22/2014

Miss. sends case of dismembered woman to La.

Miss. sends case of dismembered woman to La.

Posted 1:25 PM 4/22/2014

KENNER - The police chief of a New Orleans suburb says he hopes his department can bring closure to the case of a Bourbon Street dancer whose body parts washed ashore in Mississippi in 2012. But Kenner Police Chief Steve Caraway said Tuesday there is still no break in the case of (More)

4/21/2014

Lawmaker closes book on Bible as state book, pulled from debate

Posted 4:18 AM 4/22/2014 by Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE- The Bible won't be the official book of the state since the lawmaker who was pushing the move walked away from it during Monday's meeting of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

WBRZ News 2 reporter Ryan Naquin was (More)

4/20/2014

Otter pups, babirusa piglets at New Orleans zoo

Otter pups, babirusa piglets at New Orleans zoo

Posted 8:56 PM 4/20/2014

NEW ORLEANS - Baby animals at the Audubon Zoo include two baby otters rescued from a Louisiana construction site and two babirusa piglets born at the zoo. Zookeeper Dominique Fleitas says the female North American river otter pups were about two weeks old when they were rescued in (More)

4/21/2014

La shuts down bar after underage sales raid

La shuts down bar after underage sales raid

Posted 7:27 AM 4/21/2014

LAFAYETTE - The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control says it has closed a Lafayette bar for allegedly selling alcohol to people less than 21 years old. Commissioner Troy Hebert says in a news release that undercover agents raided The Keg after getting tips about underage (More)

4/20/2014

Jackpots unclaimed in top Saturday lotteries in La

Jackpots unclaimed in top Saturday lotteries in La

Posted 8:49 PM 4/20/2014

NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says nobody won the jackpots for three big weekend lotteries sold in Louisiana. That means Wednesday's estimated jackpots rise to $60,000 for Easy 5, $275,000 for Lotto and $150 million for the Powerball. The lottery corporation says the most (More)

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