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House refuses Medicaid expansion

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana House overwhelmingly refused Tuesday to provide government-subsidized health insurance to thousands of people with the Medicaid dollars available under the federal Affordable Care Act, in a vote that appears to shelve the issue for the legislative session.

Only 37 lawmakers out of the 105-member chamber supported the Medicaid expansion proposal, while 59 lawmakers voted against it. A day earlier, the Senate budget committee jettisoned a similar bill.

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Law Enforcement

Police Blotter: March 4-10

The following arrests were made by Minden Police the week of May 13 through May 19.

May 13
Anthrous Seamster, 22, of Kennon Apartments, was arrested for disturbing the peac...

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La. drivers can't tweet or post to Facebook

La. drivers can't tweet or post to Facebook

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Motorists in Louisiana will have to add tweets and Facebook updates to the list of activities banned while driving, along with texting.

A bill proh...

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Local News

Board prepares to open Dozier’s position

Board prepares to open Dozier’s position

It was business as usual at Monday night's Webster Parish School Board meeting with discussion of the special meeting of Monday, May 13 that addressed the replacement of ...

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Town & Country celebrates during Nursing Home Week

Town & Country celebrates during Nursing Home Week

Friendships and fun topped the celebration week at Town & Country Health & Rehab during National Nursing Home Week.

"We have had a great week this week," said Ethe...

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PDA becomes crime with juvenile

PDA becomes crime with juvenile

Public display of affection may be considered bad manners but when it's between an adult and a minor, it's against the law.

William Craft, 21, of the 500 block of N. Main ...

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Doyline boil advisory continues

A boil advisory has been issued for approximately 100 residents in Doyline, who are on the Palmetto Water Works, Inc system.

"The Palmetto Water Works is experiencing prob...

Last Updated ( May 21, 2013 )

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