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Opelousas Senator Hopes To Protect Louisiana’s Chicken Boxing Industry

A Louisiana Senator fears new legislation could seriously damage the state's important chicken boxing industry. Seriously, this is real. Even we couldn't make stuff like this up.

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Gun Buyback Bill Advances Through House Committee

New Orleans is the only city in Louisiana authorized to hold buyback programs, although Baton Rouge has had one for several years.

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Louisiana Legislature Debates Hands Free Cellphone Use

A bill being discussed in the Louisiana Legislature is designed to keep us safer on the roadways and lower our car insurance. How come this hasn't passed before? Probably because a lot of us don't want it to.

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Edwards Leading In Polls For 6th District Congressional Seat

A familiar name is at the top of the polls in Louisiana's 6th Congressional race. Is it possible for Edwin Edwards to really win ?

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GOP Responds To Edwards’s Congressional Announcement

LAGOP executive director Jason Dore says while Edwards may be a well known figure, he is well known for all the wrong reasons.

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LALegis2014: Bill Would Require State’s OK Before Filing Oil, Gas Suits

Republican Rep. Joel Robideaux discussed the bill March 17 at the Acadiana Press Club's Newsmaker Forum.

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Edwin Edwards
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Edwards Expected To Make Congressional Run Official Today

Edwin Edwards is expected to announce his candidacy for Congress today. Has the political landscape changed too much in Louisiana for him to be elected?

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Louisiana Smokers Could Get Busted For Dropping Butts

Flick your butt out the window of your car and that could cost you $300 and 8 hours of community service under a new law being proposed in the current session of the legislature.

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Louisiana Teens Could Be Banned From Tanning Beds

An indoor tan may become a thing of the past for Louisiana teens. Legislation goes to committee today to discuss a tanning bed ban for teens.

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Proposal To Make The Bible The Official State Book Of Louisiana

Should the official State Book of Louisiana be a historic edition of The Bible? One lawmaker says yes, the ACLU says no. What do you think?

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