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Republican leader: Lawmakers apology appropriate

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 21:30
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'Duck Dynasty' congressman says kiss won't drive him out
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 19:00
Freshman Rep. Vance McAllister (R) told a local newspaper on Monday night that he does not plan to resign from Congress following the release of a video showing the married congressman, who ran for office on a conservative Christian platform, kissing a staffer. In an interview with The News-Star, the Louisiana lawmaker said that he plans to stand for reelection this fall, “unless there is an outcry for me not to serve.
House majority leader: Congressman's constituents deserved apology; staffer in video resigns
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 19:00
BATON ROUGE, La. - Republicans kept their distance Tuesday from a Louisiana congressman who asked for forgiveness after a newspaper published a video it says shows him kissing a woman who isn't his wife. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said he was pleased U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister offered an apology. But Cantor declined to say whether he thought the Louisiana congressman should remain on the job, as the fall-out threatened McAllister's November re-election bid.
Louisiana Congressman Apologizes After Getting Caught Kissing Staffer
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 15:18
Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La., released a statement Monday apologizing after surveillance video surfaced purportedly showing the married congressman deeply kissing a female staffer. The video, obtained by local paper the Ouachita Citizen, shows McAllister kissing and embracing a woman for about 20 seconds in his district office last December. "There's no doubt I've fallen short and I'm asking for forgiveness," McAllister said.
Congressman apologizes after video catches him kissing staffer
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 14:15
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says he's pleased a congressman from Louisiana apologized after a news site published a video it says shows him kissing a woman who isn't his wife. But Cantor stopped short of calling for U.S. Rep. Vance McAllistir to resign. Cantor, of Virginia, says McAllister's constituents deserved the apology, issued late Monday.
Winnfield News
Monday, 07 April 2014 23:17
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'Duck Dynasty' Congressman apologizes for extramarital kiss
Monday, 07 April 2014 21:00
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A U.S. Congressman from Louisiana, whose campaign was heavily supported by stars of the reality show Duck Dynasty, is asking for forgiveness after being caught on camera cheating on his wife. The Ouachita Citizen newspaper in Monroe, Louisiana posted a video on its website Monday showing Congressman Vance McAllister passionately kissing a woman. The newspaper identified the woman as a member of his congressional staff.
La. Senate refuses to protect 'chicken boxing' - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
Monday, 07 April 2014 20:00
By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The sport of "chicken boxing" doesn't have many friends in the Louisiana Senate. Senators refused Monday to protect chicken boxing from Louisiana's ban on cockfighting, despite pleas from their colleague, Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas. Guillory said chicken boxing is similar to human kickboxing, with matches that aren't fought to the death and that involve rubber "gloves" to cover the spurs on a chicken's legs to…
LSP reminds drivers to move over for emergency vehicles
Monday, 07 April 2014 10:30
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Troopers with Louisiana State Police want drivers to know it's required by law to move over for emergency vehicles on roadways, highways and interstate systems. "People aren't paying attention to the emergency lights on top of our vehicles and are not moving over on multi-lane highways," Trooper Brett Davis said. Davis said drivers aren't slowing down or yielding to emergency vehicles, and it's a growing problem.
Tech's new president's investiture set - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
Monday, 07 April 2014 09:15
RUSTON, La. (AP) - The formal investiture of Leslie K. Guice as the 14th president of Louisiana Tech University takes place this week in Ruston. The News-Star of Monroe reports (http://tnsne.ws/1lL06bm ) that the ceremony is set for 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Howard Center for the Performing Arts. University of Louisiana System President Sandra Woodley will execute the investiture of office.