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Aug 22nd

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Jindal seeks to avoid deposition on Common Core

Jindal seeks to avoid deposition on Common Core

BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal's lawyer said Tuesday that the Republican governor is protected from questioning under oath in a legal dispute over his actions to undermine the Common Core education standards.

Attorney Jimmy Faircloth told a judge that lawyers seeking to force Jindal to submit to a deposition haven't met the standards required for questioning a sitting Louisiana governor under state law. He asked Judge Todd Hernandez to prohibit Jindal's deposition.

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Local News

Bossier City Police seeking jailers

BOSSIER CITY — The Bossier City Police Department is currently accepting applications for jailers.

The starting annual pay for the position is $32,796. Candidates are also...

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Local News

Manslaughter charge for Ark. woman in son’s death

Manslaughter charge for Ark. woman in son’s death

LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas woman was charged Tuesday with manslaughter in the death of her 10-month-old son after investigators said she and her husband took the boy into ...

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US/World News

Made-over 'Turtles' return in a reboot

Made-over 'Turtles' return in a reboot

LOS ANGELES — Rebooting the popular franchise after Paramount acquired the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle" rights, producer Michael Bay and director Jonathan Liebesman have...

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US/World News

Teen to be punished for pot brownies ‘very scared’

GEORGETOWN, Texas — A 19-year-old Texas man who could face years in prison for making brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil said Wednesday he remains scared despite ...

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Local News

Police jury discusses board ordinance

Police jury discusses board ordinance

Most of the various boards under the umbrella of the Webster Parish Police Jury comply with state requirements pertaining to meetings and records, and jurors want to keep...

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Local News

Webster sheriff to collect taxes for municipalities

Webster sheriff to collect taxes for municipalities

Parish officials are working together to make tax collection easier for municipalities.

Sheriff Gary Sexton and tax assessor Morris Guin are working with mayors of parish ...

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