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Restraining order issued against age restriction

Restraining order issued against age restriction

Posted 1:17 PM 8/19/2014 by Melinda Deslatte

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana court officials facing new age restrictions that could oust them from office will instead be allowed to sign up for re-election bids next week. A Baton Rouge judge has issued a temporary restraining order against a law that prohibits anyone 70 years old or (More)

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Plane crash in Natchitoches kills 1, injures 1

Plane crash in Natchitoches kills 1, injures 1

Posted 4:19 PM 8/18/2014

NATCHITOCHES - Police say one man died and another man suffered injuries when a small plane crashed into a soybean field in Natchitoches. Authorities say the Cessna 172 crashed around 11 a.m. Sunday. Police say 83-year-old Thaddeus T. Longlois died at the scene and (More)

8/16/2014

Scabies quarantine ends at New Orleans jail

Scabies quarantine ends at New Orleans jail

Posted 1:57 PM 8/16/2014

NEW ORLEANS - A quarantine has been lifted at Orleans Parish Prison after officials concluded that a scabies outbreak among female inmates has ended. Roughly 60 women inmates in a dormitory were quarantined from Wednesday through Friday. The move came after five inmates were found to (More)

8/15/2014

Landrieu orders review on all flights during office

Landrieu orders review on all flights during office

Posted 7:33 PM 8/15/2014 by Caroline McDougall

NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, under scrutiny for billing private chartered planes to her Senate office when she used the flights to attend campaign fundraisers, has ordered a complete review of all such payments made over the course of her 18 years in the Senate. The issue (More)

8/14/2014

Landrieu reimbursing Senate for charter flights

Landrieu reimbursing Senate for charter flights

Posted 4:10 PM 8/14/2014 by Melinda Deslatte

BATON ROUGE - U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is under scrutiny for billing private chartered planes to her Senate office when she used the flights to attend campaign fundraisers. The Democratic senator spent $3,200 in taxpayer money for a flight from New Orleans to Lake Charles for a (More)

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