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October 28 06:25 AM
People are early voting in record numbers all over America. Here in my home state of Louisiana, election participation is up 25 percent over the presidential election just four years ago. Predictions are that as many as 40 percent of total voters will cast their ballots before Election Day.
October 14 05:05 PM
Thanks to the efforts of Margaret Shehee, chair of the shoot, Capts. Tommy Madden and Steve Robinson, Lt. Jimmy Van- Gossen, Sgt. Hackley Willis, PIO Matt Harris and all the Troop G family of volunteers, the shoot was able to raise over $130,000 this year.
October 14 05:05 PM
If you watched the presidential debate last week, the only real winner was the guy who wore the red sweater and asked an intelligent policy question about energy. His Izod sweater has become a hot clothing item at stores all over America.
October 14 05:05 PM
The report includes receipts for sales tax, individual income tax, general severance tax, corporation and franchise tax, gasoline and special fuels tax and miscellaneous taxes cash receipts. The report does not include gambling revenues, fees, selfgenerated revenue and statutory dedications.
October 14 05:05 PM
“I checked my numbers over and over again,” said Lapeze when he realized that his ticket was a $1 million winner. “I even had my wife check them because I really couldn’t believe that I won!” The 72-year-old’s winning ticket matched five of six numbers to win the $1 million, which he claimed Friday at Louisiana Lottery headquarters.
October 14 05:05 PM
On October 12, 2016, shortly before 8:00 a.m., a State Trooper attempted to stop a motorcyclist for a traffic violation on Louisiana Highway 397 near Louisiana Highway 3059 in Calcasieu Parish. The motorcyclist, later identified as 21-yearold Benjamin Kade Arabie of Lake Charles, accelerated reaching speeds of 100 miles per hour.
October 07 06:57 AM
As State Treasurer, I'm in charge of paying the state's bills. I need revenue to do that. I'm not a proponent of tax increases, especially when the oil industry is in a slump and people have lost their homes to floodwaters. I am a fan of letting free enterprise flourish.
October 07 06:57 AM
There are 24 candidates in the running for the open U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana. A televised debate has been set on the state’s public television network for Oct. 18 to give Louisiana voters a chance to size up the candidates. But there will only be five contenders in the debate.

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