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Justice investigating IRS targeting of tea party

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is opening a criminal investigation of the Internal Revenue Service just as another probe concludes that lax management enabled agents to improperly target tea party groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax exempt status.

Attorney General Eric Holder said he ordered the FBI to investigate Friday — the day the IRS publicly acknowledged that it had singled out conservative groups.

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State News

Audit: $42M in layoff costs for LSU privatization

BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal's push to privatize all but one of the LSU-run hospitals across south Louisiana will cost the state an estimated $42 million to make the l...

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Senate rejects attempt to kill La. Science Act

BATON ROUGE (AP) — The Louisiana Senate overwhelmingly rejected an attempt Monday to repeal a 2008 law that permits public school science teachers to use material outside...

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Law Enforcement

Minden City Police Blotter

The following arrests were made by Minden Police the week of May 7 through May 12.

May 7
Devacia Carter, 28, of the 100 block of Dowell Lane, was arrested for domestic abus...

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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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Local News

Shooting suspect pleads guilty

Shooting suspect pleads guilty

Just before he was scheduled to go to trial Monday, Thierry Woods pled guilty to attempted second degree murder in the 2012 shooting of a Minden woman.

"This terrible act ...

Last Updated ( May 15, 2013 )

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Local News

Search kicks off for new superintendent

Search kicks off for new superintendent

After much debate, the Webster Parish School Board, by a seven to one vote, is pushing forward in its quest to hire a new superintendent.

Frankie Mitchell, District 9, sto...

Last Updated ( May 14, 2013 )

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