Montana House passes bill requiring 2/3 vote for tax hikes

The Montana House of Representatives has passed a bill requiring a two-thirds vote of the Legislature in order to enact a tax increase
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Jailhouse allegations: 5 Ex-deputies, 16 inmates indicted

A Louisiana grand jury has indicted five former sheriff's deputies and 16 inmates in connection with allegations of a jailhouse beating of one inmate and rape o
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Bill would make it tougher to pass tax hikes in Montana

Montana may join 15 other states in making it more difficult to pass new or increased taxes
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Ex-cop convicted of shoplifting $168 in drill batteries

A former Louisiana police officer has been convicted of shoplifting two batteries worth $168 from a hardware store
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Monday's Scores

Monday's Scores
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Holiday housecleaning bonus: $1.8M lottery ticket

A New Orleans couple who wanted their home to be tidy for Thanksgiving guests really cleaned up: They found a $1.8 million Lotto ticket on a nightstand
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Louisiana man gets 14 years for defrauding investors

A Louisiana man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for his guilty plea to charges of defrauding investors out of up to $1.5 million
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Louisiana editorial roundup

Summary of recent Louisiana newspaper editorials
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Frank Donze, New Orleans political reporter, dead at 64

Frank Donze (DAHN'-zee), who covered New Orleans area politics for more than three decades as a reporter for The Times-Picayune, has died at age 64
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Friday's Scores

Friday's Scores
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Friday's Scores

Friday's Scores
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Friday's Scores

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Friday's Scores

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Friday's Scores

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Louisiana woman charged with cruelty to special needs woman

A Louisiana woman has been arrested and charged with mistreating a woman with special needs
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St. Tammany moms open 'closet' to students in need

At first, Wendy Keller didn't believe what she was hearing. Her 14-year-old was asking for hygiene products she could bring to school for friends who were homel
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Mississippi shipyard gets $78M contract for crew barges

A Mississippi shipyard is getting a $78 million contract to start building barges for U.S. Navy crews to live aboard when their ships are being repaired or over
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Anti-Jewish graffiti on New Orleans-area synagogue

Someone sprayed swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti on a synagogue in a New Orleans suburb
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Girl, 14, arrested; accused of terrorizing schoolmates

Authorities in a New Orleans suburb say a 14-year-old girl has been arrested on a terrorizing charge
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Home for people with dementia admits failing to report rape

A company that runs a Louisiana home for people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease has pleaded guilty to failing to report a rape there
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A look at candidates signed up for Louisiana's Nov. 6 ballot

The sign-up period for Louisiana's Nov. 6 election started Wednesday and runs through Friday
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El Paso Mexican Grill must pay $654,000 in back wages

A Mexican restaurant chain in Louisiana has been ordered to pay $654,000 in back wages to employees
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Louisiana sheriff: 29 people arrested in meth investigations

A Louisiana sheriff says 29 people have been arrested in narcotics investigations focused on meth in recent months
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