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Holy Week crawfish supply should satisfy demand

LAFAYETTE— Louisiana crawfishermen and the merchants who sell the crustacean to retail customers say the supply should be enough to satisfy appetites during Holy Week and Easter weekend.

It's a welcome turn to a season marred by a harsh winter that stunted crawfish growth, limited the catch and made profit forecasts bleak.

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Sentencing next month for convicted child killer

MANSFIELD — Convicted child killer Brian Horn will be formally sentenced to death at 9 a.m. May 28.

District Judge Robert Burgess set the date Wednesday. It falls a few da...

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House backs bill against cigarette butt littering

BATON ROUGE — Smoking in your car? Lawmakers want you to use your ashtray, not the highway to dispose of those cigarette butts.

The state House of Representatives voted 95...

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Jindal announces deal reached in ‘legacy lawsuits’

BATON ROUGE — The oil and gas industry and landowners said Thursday they have reached a compromise in long-running disputes over how to handle the clean-up of environment...

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Student privacy bill advances to House for debate

BATON ROUGE — A compromise proposal to limit how the state handles public school student data received the backing Wednesday of the House Education Committee, a week afte...

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Lawmakers reject tweaks to TOPS tuition program

BATON ROUGE — Although House Education Committee members said they worry about the rising costs of the TOPS program, they refused a proposal Wednesday to rework the free ...

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Bill would ban e-cigarette sales to minors

Bill would ban e-cigarette sales to minors

BATON ROUGE — A proposal to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to anyone under 18 in Louisiana sailed through a Senate judiciary committee Tuesday.

The bill by Sen. Ric...

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