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551 new laws take effect Friday in Louisiana

551 new laws take effect Friday in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE — Slug a referee at your child's sports game? You'll face jail time. Sixteen and trying to improve your tan? You'll have to head outside because minors are barred from the tanning bed. Want to snoop in your employee's social media accounts? You'll hit roadblocks.

Those are among 551 new laws on the books that take effect Friday, passed by lawmakers in the legislative session that ended in June.

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Accused drug trafficker arrested

Accused drug trafficker arrested

Members of the sheriff's Community Action Directive (CAD) and Minden police detectives seized a large quantity of illegal narcotics and cash Thursday when a search warran...

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Louisiana holds sales tax holiday this weekend

Louisiana holds sales tax holiday this weekend

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's annual state sales tax holiday is Friday and Saturday.

Over the two-day period, most retail purchases are exempt from the 4-cent state sales tax,...

Last Updated ( August 01, 2014 )

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Back to School Bash is Monday

Back to School Bash is Monday

An anticipated 800-plus school-age children will walk through the doors of the Minden Civic Center Monday and walk out ready for school to start.

From 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. ...

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Man shows up for court, arrested

Man shows up for court, arrested

Wednesday just wasn't a good day for an 18-year-old Springhill man who had appeared in Springhill City Court on a misdemeanor drug charge.

Malik Wortham, who lives in the ...

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Explo to plead guilty in September

Explo to plead guilty in September

The Webster Parish District Attorney's Office says Explo Systems Inc. will plead guilty in September to charges related to the improper storage of millions of pounds of e...

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Minden's Farmers Market's last hurrah for the summer this weekend

Minden's Farmers Market's last hurrah for the summer this weekend

Who said unicorns aren't real? A real live pink-haired unicorn will make its debut as the Minden Farmers Market opens one last time Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Anyo...

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