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  • Bar: Stamp meaning misinterpreted; patrons remain upset Play Video

    November 21, 2015 12:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The stamp used to keep track of who has entered a popular college bar garnered unwanted attention Friday. The stamp, for Reggie's in the Tigerland area, should read "REGGIN," a term college students said has become a phrase used to describe the act of being at... more »
  • New rules mean 62,000 could lose food stamps Play Video

    October 1, 2015 7:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - 62,000 people in Louisiana have three months to either find work or get kicked off food stamps. The new rule applies to able-bodied adults, ages 18-49, who have no dependents. The federal government funds the food stamp program and allows Louisiana to give them to able-bodied adults... more »
  • Quote on Angelou stamp apparently came from another author

    April 7, 2015 2:53 PM

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service is issuing a new limited edition "Forever" stamp honoring the late poet and civil rights champion Maya Angelou. But a quotation on the stamp apparently originated elsewhere. The stamp dedicated Tuesday showcases a portrait of Angelou and includes the quotation: "A bird doesn't... more »
  • AG: Fraud cases difficult in food stamp misuse

    February 28, 2014 3:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says it would be hard to prosecute fraud cases against Louisiana residents who overspent food stamp limits during a computer crash last October. Caldwell said Friday there's no evidence of who presented the food stamp card, and he says no stores complained about the... more »
  • Report: Felons, prisoners and overpayments in SNAP Play Video

    May 6, 2013 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Nearly 2,000 prisoners and drug felons received more than $1 million in food stamp payments during 2011 and 2012, according to a report from the Louisiana Auditor's office. The state food stamp program, now known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), gave 1,761 incarcerated participants $1,107,740,... more »

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