Concealing guns without a permit: Some New Orleans officials fear the worst
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by JOHN SIMERMAN | Staff writer
8h ago
Louisiana is poised to become the 28th state to allow people to carry concealed guns without a permit, despite opposition from New Orleans officials who argue it will handcuff police and imperil recent gains on violent crime in the city ..read more
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Donald Trump has shaken far more money from Louisiana donors than President Joe Biden
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by MARK BALLARD | Staff writer
8h ago
WASHINGTON – Though Donald Trump has no campaign organization in Louisiana, no single person in charge, his effort to win election to the presidency again raised 59% of all the money donated by state residents in 2023 for the March ..read more
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Trump wins South Carolina, beating Haley in her home state and further closing in on GOP nomination
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by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
15h ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump won South Carolina's Republican primary on Saturday, beating former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley in her home state and further consolidating his path to a third straight GOP nomination ..read more
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Investigation: RTA employee improperly approved roughly $1M in no-bid work
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by BEN MYERS and JONI HESS | Staff writers
1d ago
An investigative report by an outside law firm says a since-terminated Regional Transit Authority executive improperly authorized roughly $1 million in no-bid work to a single contractor, and faults agency leadership for failing to promptly address the matter after it ..read more
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New Louisiana Supreme Court map, which adds a second majority-Black district, passes House
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by MEGHAN FRIEDMANN | Staff writer
2d ago
The Louisiana House overwhelmingly approved a plan to redraw the state Supreme Court map to add a second majority-Black district on Friday ..read more
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Environmental groups sue to strip Louisiana of power to approve carbon capture wells
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by TRISTAN BAURICK | Staff writer
2d ago
Environmental groups are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its recent decision to hand Louisiana new powers to approve carbon dioxide injection wells, a pivotal regulatory shift expected to fast-track the region's emergence as a hub for the booming ..read more
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Pet of the week
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2d ago
Elliot is a 7-month-old pup transferred to Northshore Humane Society this January. He is a spunky little dude with a sweet, loving personality. He gets along with other pups and cats and is the prefect age to acclimate to just ..read more
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John Bel Edwards to be visiting fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School this spring
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by TYLER BRIDGES | Staff writer
2d ago
Former Gov. John Bel Edwards will have a new gig temporarily ..read more
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St. Tammany Library looking for more community partnerships
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by JACKIE RIECKE | Contributing writer
2d ago
Over the years, the library has provided opportunities for patrons to donate to a local nonprofit in exchange for waived fees, such as Food For Fines during Library Week in April, and throughout September for Library Card Sign Up Month ..read more
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Barbs fly as 2 challengers take on incumbent in Mandeville mayor's race
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by BOB WARREN | Staff writer
2d ago
Four years ago, Clay Madden was the challenger in the campaign for Mandeville mayor, and managed to beat four candidates to win the office ..read more
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