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CPSO: Woman shot in face after trying to run over deputy

Monday, 21 July 2014 18:35
A Sulphur woman was shot in the face after allegedly trying to hit a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputy with her car. It happened Tuesday night in the 300 Block of N. Louisiana Avenue. According to Calcasieu Sheriff Tony Mancuso, at approximately 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, a deputy with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation at the corner of Evans and Carr St.
UL Lafayette: Response to bomb threat was 'timely and effective'
Monday, 21 July 2014 14:46
Lafayette, LA (KPLC) - After evaluating the multi-agency response to two bomb threats last week, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette reports that operations were "timely and effective." The bomb threats were called in to a local television station at about 5:30 a.m. on July 16. Federal, state, local and university officials all responded to the incident, which targeted the UL Lafayette campus and the adjacent Girard Park.
Common Core supporters, opponents hope for quick resolution
Monday, 21 July 2014 14:19
CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) - A lawsuit was filed Monday by 17 members of the Louisiana Legislature to immediately stop implementation of Common Core in Louisiana. With school starting in just three weeks, both supporters and opponents of Common Core hope the issue is resolved quickly. State Representative Brett Geymann says the Common Core standards were not announced to the public properly.
Bobby Jindal to headline Florida GOP 'victory' dinner Featured
Monday, 21 July 2014 12:47
Gov. Bobby Jindal, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, will headline the Republican Party of Florida's "victory" dinner in September, according to an invite that went out today. The event will feature a VIP photo op with Jindal and Gov. Rick Scott.
Lawsuit accuses Gov. Jindal of illegally meddling in Louisiana's use of Common Core standards Featured
Monday, 21 July 2014 08:34
BATON ROUGE, La. – Parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards are suing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, accuses him of illegally meddling in education policy. The lawsuit filed Tuesday says the Republican governor and his Division of Administration "have sown chaos in the education system" and violated the Louisiana Constitution by issuing a series of executive orders aimed at undermining Common Core.
Lawsuit filed against Gov. Jindal over Common Core - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2 Featured
Monday, 21 July 2014 07:08
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A group of parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal because of his actions against the multi-state standards. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Baton Rouge. It accuses the Republican governor of violating the state constitution by issuing a series of executive orders and contract suspensions aimed at undermining Common Core.
Powerful interests collide over legacy lawsuits
Sunday, 20 July 2014 06:48
Former Louisiana Gov. Mike Foster didn’t just support tort reform, he campaigned on the issue, promising to rein in plaintiff’s attorneys who made big bucks suing big companies for big damages. And he delivered. Shortly after his inauguration, he called a special session of the Legislature and passed a package of bills to lessen liability exposure for businesses. He then ran campaign ads bragging that he had successfully stopped trial lawyers from filing frivolous, job-killing…
West Nile, chikungunya are summertime threats
Sunday, 20 July 2014 06:09
Former Louisiana Gov. Mike Foster didn't just support tort reform, he campaigned on the issue, promising to rein in plaintiff's attorneys who made big bucks suing big companies for big damages. And he delivered. Shortly after his inauguration, he called a special session of the Legislature and passed a package of bills to lessen liability exposure for businesses. He then ran campaign ads bragging that he had successfully stopped trial lawyers from filing frivolous, job-killing…
SLCC nears fundraising goal for new building
Sunday, 20 July 2014 01:38
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S.C. second worst for number of women in the Legislature
Friday, 18 July 2014 18:18
In the Legislature Top five states for women 1) Colorado 41 percent 2) Vermont 40 percent 3) Arizona 35 percent 4) Minnesota 33 percent 5) Washington 32 percent Bottom five states for women 1) Louisiana 12.5 percent 2) South Carolina 12.9 percent 3) Oklahoma 13 percent 4) Alabama 14 percent 5) Wyoming 16 percent National Conference of State Legislatures
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