Tuesday, 15 April 2014 14:44

The Congressman Vance McAllister controversy might have legs of a different-sort, if claims made in a recent article bear true.

legsBy now, most political watchers have heard about the rise and fall of Congressman Mcallister, recently elected and demoted, at least in the minds and hearts of the Louisiana Republican Party leadership.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 14:27

bad-appleCommon Core, the education standards program is becoming a controversial subject in Louisiana.  Governor Jindal, who supported Common Core is now in favor of pulling away from it.  Many are concerned about the potential issues of privacy and federal intrusion. 

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 14:09

Tuesday morning, Bayoubuzz publisher, Stephen Sabludowsky, substituted for Jeff Crouere on his WGSO daily radio talk show, who has been on a pinsonathoneymoon with his new wife Simone.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 12:32

Louisiana-house-repsIn the final part of the Google Hangout interview of Greg Hilburn, reporter for the Monroe News Star, the focus turned to the news value, the importance and the social significance of the Vance McAllister kissing Congressman controversy rocking the state and the nation.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 12:17

vitter-gatorOnce again, the Louisiana Republican Party, as well as the national party, finds itself on a political hot seat – thanks to U.S. Rep Vance McAllister.
    The newly elected married congressman from the 5th District was caught on tape kissing a staffer in his Monroe office, who is also married – and to a longtime friend. 

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  • adidas announces extension for Damian Lillard

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    adidas announced a long-term partnership extension with NBA All-Star point guard Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers. The young star will continue to be an integral part of adidas Basketball’s marketing campaigns, product launches and global initiatives moving forward.

    “adidas has been great to me over my first two seasons,” said Lillard. “I’ve had the opportunity to wear a lot of great product, help design special versions of shoes, be a part of TV commercials and travel the world with the brand.

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  • 3 rescued from grounded tugboat near Lakefront Airport

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    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued three crewmembers aboard an uninspected towing vessel taking on water and reportedly grounded in Lake Pontchartrain.

    Coast Guard Sector New Orleans' command center received a report Tuesday that the UTV Todd Michael was grounded on rocks near the Lakefront Airport with three people aboard. The agency says it launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, which hoisted two people from the ship, and a response boat crew, which removed one person on a barge attached to the towing vessel.

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  • Louisiana Senate backs bill against levee board lawsuit

    April 04 2014 3

    The Louisiana Senate has agreed to void a lawsuit that a south Louisiana flood board filed against more than 90 oil and gas companies for coastal

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  • Boston police destroy 2 backpacks at marathon site

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    BOSTON (AP) — Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line. They say they've taken a man into custody in connection with them.

    Police spokesman Dave Estrada says the backpacks were discovered Tuesday evening, a year after two bombs in backpacks exploded at the end of the marathon and killed three people.

    Police say the bomb squad detonated the two backpacks found Tuesday as a precaution.

    Police have kept people away and tweeted asking people to avoid the area.

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  • N.O. asks legislature to allow voters to decide on three new tax hikes

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    Monica Hernandez / Eyewitness News
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    NEW ORLEANS - With the number of police officers at a historic low, city officials agree, New Orleans needs more cops on the streets.

    But courts have decided that the city is also on the hook to pay millions of dollars to support the firefighters pension fund, as well as pay for two federal consent decrees to improve the jail and police department.

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