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Powerball jackpot rises, sales surge

BATON ROUGE (AP) — The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's drawing has climbed to $360 million, the third largest jackpot of all time.

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$25B budget debate shifts to La. Senate

BATON ROUGE — Action on crafting Louisiana's nearly $25 billion budget shifts to the Senate this week, after lawmakers in the House wrapped up work on a bipartisan compro...

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Landrieu picks up Senate challenger

BATON ROUGE, (AP) — A retired Air Force colonel from Madisonville says he plans to run for the U.S. Senate next year, seeking to oust Democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu.

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House votes to ban smoking close to state buildings

BATON ROUGE (AP) — The House voted 84-11 Wednesday for a proposal that would ban smoking within 25 feet of the entrance to state-owned office buildings.

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Budget shapes up, sans Jindal

BATON ROUGE — House lawmakers moved ahead Monday with the outlines of a bipartisan budget compromise while sidelining Gov. Bobby Jindal, who opposes the negotiation frame...

Last Updated ( May 07, 2013 )

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House, Senate agree to delay

BATON ROUGE, (AP) — Both the House and Senate unanimously agreed Monday to delay by one year the start of Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to shift future rank-and-file state wor...

Last Updated ( May 07, 2013 )

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Jindal-backed voucher program grows

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nearly 8,000 students have been approved for state-funded tuition to private schools of their choice under the statewide voucher program that is going ...

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