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Senate Candidate Smokes Marijuana In Campaign Ad

Gary Chambers, a Louisiana Democrat vying to oust Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) from office, released a new campaign ad on…

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Police chief resigns as ‘inexcusable surge of violent crime’ grips Louisiana city

Gun violence incidents in Shreveport have increased 11% from the same time frame last year with 168 incidents so far…

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‘I won’t leave.’ Residents of hard-hit Louisiana town undeterred by another deadly hurricane

Smith, 69, the beloved family matriarch affectionately known as “Mamaw,” died in the hours after the Category 4 hurricane slammed…

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President Joe Biden Visits Hurricane-Ravaged Louisiana

President Joe Biden visited Louisiana days after Hurricane Ida wreaked havoc in the region, destroying homes and leaving hundreds of…

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How a museum founder battled Ida to save precious pieces of the history of Louisiana’s enslaved people

(CNN) — As Hurricane Ida barreled through LaPlace, Louisiana, on Sunday, a museum founder hunkered down in a 1790s plantation…

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Louisiana Republican Wins Election To Replace Husband In Congress After His COVID-19 Death

Louisiana Republican Julia Letlow won a special election Saturday to replace her husband, Luke Letlow, who was elected to the House…

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UN Human Rights Experts Say Environmental Racism In Louisiana’s Cancer Alley Must End

United Nations human rights officials issued a report Tuesday condemning environmental racism in Louisiana’s “Cancer Alley,” where the mostly Black…

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Louisiana Republican Party Censures Sen. Bill Cassidy For Voting To Convict Trump

The Louisiana Republican Party on Saturday censured Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) for voting to convict former President Donald Trump of…

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Louisiana’s newest Republican member of the U.S. House died from COVID-19 before being sworn into office

Luke Letlow, Louisiana’s newest Republican member of the U.S. House, died Tuesday night from complications related to COVID-19 only days…

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Congressman-elect Luke Letlow Dies Of COVID-19 Complications

Congressman-elect Luke Letlow (R-La.) has died of COVID-19. The 41-year-old contracted the virus on Dec. 18 and was later moved…

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