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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 of the adopted textbook in the classroom — leeway critics say turns science into religion.

It was Sen. Karen Carter Peterson's second unsuccessful effort this session to get the Louisiana Science Education Act removed from state law.

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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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State News

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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Local News

Man looking for personal items enters home uninvited

Man looking for personal items enters home uninvited

A Minden woman experienced a rude awakening in the early morning hours, when she realized someone was in her residence uninvited.

Derrick Lathan, 29, of the 100 block of T...

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Local News

Fashion-Conscious Mayors

Fashion-Conscious Mayors

Freda Moore sets up Her’s Bridal’s display at Timeless Café and Tea Room for a fashion show by area clothing retailers held last week during the Mid-sized Cities Mayor’s ...

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