Minden Press-Herald

Tuesday
Sep 30th

State News

Some state workers to get pay raises

BATON ROUGE (AP) — State officials say after years of government budget problems 1,400 state employees will be getting pay raises.

About 1,100 employees of the Division of Administration and 331 at the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness are in line for increases.

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Jindal demands feds drop suit against state’s voucher system

WASHINGTON — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Wednesday demanded that federal officials abandon their challenge of his state's voucher system, accusing the Justice Departme...

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Bossier sting nabs Shreveport officer

BOSSIER CITY (AP) — Bossier City officials say a Shreveport police officer has been arrested on a felony charge of malfeasance in office as the result of a prostitution i...

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Fort Polk engineer battalion uncovers WWII era tank

PINEVILLE (AP) — An engineer battalion from the Fort Polk Army base that has been clearing land for a small arms range at the National Guard's Camp Beauregard in Pinevill...

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14 candidates for 5th District congressional seat

BATON ROUGE, (AP) — Fourteen candidates signed up for the October election to fill the 5th District congressional seat representing northeast and central Louisiana before...

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Town turns to healing after hostage standoff

ST. JOSEPH — Soon after the bank hostage standoff ended in the small Louisiana town, the mayor said he heard from a lot of angry residents.

Some in this rural town of 1,20...

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LDWF agents rescue 3 men on Toledo Bend

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents rescued three men from a vessel that was taking on water on Toledo Bend on August 9.

LDWF...

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