Minden Press-Herald

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Jul 23rd

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EPA denies Army’s appeal of ruling on Camp Minden clean up

EPA denies Army’s appeal of ruling on Camp Minden clean up

WASHINGTON — Thursday was a banner day in making slow but sure progress in the quest to clean up millions of pounds of M6 propellant on the grounds at Camp Minden.

A staff member in U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu's office said Thursday afternoon that Landrieu had just received a copy of a letter from the Environmental Protection Agency denying appeal of the EPA's decision to lay clean-up responsibility on the U.S. Army's shoulders.

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No agreement reached between Jindal and White

No agreement reached between Jindal and White

BATON ROUGE — A face-to-face meeting Thursday between Gov. Bobby Jindal and Education Superintendent John White didn't break an impasse over standardized testing, leaving...

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Thunderstorms expected over the weekend

Thunderstorms expected over the weekend

The weekend may begin with storms after a cool front earlier this week.

There's a 50 percent chance of storms tonight increasing to 80 percent by Friday. Highs will be in ...

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BESE proposal offers Common Core alternative

BESE proposal offers Common Core alternative

BATON ROUGE — Leaders of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) have reached out to Gov. Bobby Jindal with a proposal they hope will resolve differences b...

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Election qualifying begins next month

Election qualifying begins next month

Qualifying for the November 4 primary election is a month away, and candidates for various offices have begun to announce their intentions.

The Press-Herald will publish o...

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Law Enforcement

Webster Arrest Report

City and parish law enforcement officers made the following arrests during the period July 8 through July 14.

Bryant James Bailey, 31, 11200 block of Ridgehaven, Keithvill...

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Review: Tech goodies to bring along on trips

DENVER — Your swimsuit and your sunscreen are in the luggage, and your boarding passes are all printed out.

But did you remember your gadgets and chargers? Did you downloa...

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