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Override the Veto Louisiana group sticks around

BATON ROUGE (AP) — A group that formed in hopes of pressuring lawmakers to hold a veto override session isn't disappearing even though the session won't be held.

Leaders of Override the Veto Louisiana released a statement Wednesday saying they will continue to advocate for increased services for the developmentally disabled in the state.

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Blue Cross describes health law impact on customer premiums

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's largest private health insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, estimated Wednesday that two-thirds of its customers who buy their own ...

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Teachers retiring in high numbers

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana teachers are continuing to retire at higher-than-usual numbers — more than 7,500 in the last two years.

The number of retirements in 2013 incr...

Jindal: 'No interest' in US Senate race in 2014

Jindal: 'No interest' in US Senate race in 2014

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Monday that he has no plans to run against Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu next year, despite frequent specula...

Last Updated ( July 09, 2013 )

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Senator draws attention with party switch video

BATON ROUGE . (AP) — By jumping to the GOP, Opelousas Sen. Elbert Guillory made history, becoming Louisiana's first black Republican state senator since Reconstruction.

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Vitter: Free cell phones being sold or swapped for drugs, money

Vitter: Free cell phones being sold or swapped for drugs, money

U.S. Senator David Vitter says he is outraged after an undercover investigation revealed 'free Obama cell phones' are being sold for drugs, shoes and handbags.

Vitter has ...

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Jindal issues budget cuts

BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has laid out plans to strip $46 million in state funds from next year's budget, largely from higher education and health ...

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