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Sep 01st

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Jindal administration cuts across agencies

BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal's chief financial adviser on Friday announced a mix of cuts, one-time patches and hiring-freeze savings to close a nearly $166 million budget gap, with money slashed from hospice care, mental health treatment and domestic violence programs.

Doctors and hospitals that care for the poor, disabled and elderly in the Medicaid program will be paid less for those services. Dental benefits to pregnant women through Medicaid will be shuttered. Additional cuts will fall on the LSU hospitals that care for the poor and uninsured in north Louisiana.

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Local News

Site changes launched for schools

Changes to the Webster Parish School's website, made earlier this month, may make it easier for faculty and parents to use.

David Griffith, who was hired earlier this year...

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Local News

Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House

Employees of Richland State Bank greet customers during the bank's annual Christmas Open House held Friday at the Homer Road branch.

Local News

CASA grants wish (lists)

CASA grants wish (lists)

Spending time with family and loved ones may be what makes the holiday season special for many people. However, children in the state's care may face difficulties finding...

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Local News

Blood Drive Today

LifeShare Blood Centers is hosting a blood drive at the Minden Civic Center today until 6 p.m.

"Minden is consistently one of my top contributors," said LifeShare Blood Ce...

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Local News

Two Injured in Collision

Two Injured in Collision

Jessica Lee, 17, of Minden, was transported to Minden Medical Center Friday with nonlife-threatening injuries after the 2002 Honda Civic she was driving, exited a drivewa...

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Law Enforcement

Webster's Most Wanted: December 17

Webster's Most Wanted: December 17

These individuals are wanted by local law enforcement agencies for various infractions of the law. If you know the location of any of those featured in Webster's Most Wan...

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