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State cuts cuts to Medicaid hospice

BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration scrapped plans Wednesday to shutter Louisiana's Medicaid hospice program in February, meaning the state will continue to provide end-of-life care to people on their death beds who can't afford private insurance.

Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce Greenstein announced the reversal as hospice program supporters were gathering for a candlelight vigil on the state capitol steps to protest the cut. Greenstein said his department will use federal grant funding to continue the services for the poor and terminally ill.

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Tax season kicks off today

Today is the day the IRS begins processing most individual income tax returns after updating forms and completing programming and testing of its processing systems.

The IR...

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Harper students and the chocolate factory

Stacy Brown and Beth Clark's kindergarten classes at J.E. Harper Elementary will be having their Grand Opening Chocolate Store on Thursday, January 31 at 12:30 p.m.

The ch...

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Law Enforcement

Police Blotter: January 21-27

The following arrests were made by Minden Police the week of January 21 through January 27.

January 21

John Combs, 39, of the 117000 block of Hwy. 4, Chatham, was arrested ...

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Grand jury indicts 2 on aggravated rape charges

Grand jury indicts 2 on aggravated rape charges

A newly-seated grand jury has handed down indictments for two separate cases dealing with aggravated rape.

Michael Dale Downs, 34, of the 300 block of Magnolia Camp Road, ...

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