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  • 'Duck Dynasty' reality check: Gay sex still illegal in Louisiana

    The suspension of A&E "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson this week, for comments he made condemning homosexuality in a new GQ magazine profile, has managed to open another breach in the long-simmering American culture wars.
  • Getting To The Point Of The Proposed Gun Amendment

    Getting To The Point Of The Proposed Gun Amendment
    Of the nine proposed changes to the Louisiana Constitution on the ballot Tuesday, one may easily be the most confusing. "I think there's a lot of misinformation out there," said State Rep. Paul Hollis who helped push the measure through the legislature....

    Penny Dastugue Elected President Of BESE Board

    Penny Dastugue Elected President Of BESE Board
    Penny Dastugue of Mandeville has been elected president of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. The Avocate reports the board elected officers on Thursday. The panel sets policies for about 660,000 public school students. Dastugue...

    Tangipahoa Parish Launches DWI Crackdown For Traditionally Deadly Labor Day Holiday

    Tangipahoa Parish Launches DWI Crackdown For Traditionally Deadly Labor Day Holiday…
    Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is joining law enforcement agencies across Louisiana in an intensive Labor Day holiday crackdown on drunk drivers. The "Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest." enforcement campaign runs through Labor Day,...

    Section of East Bank Levee Closed To Pedestrians and Bicycles

    Section of East Bank Levee Closed To Pedestrians and Bicycles
    A portion of the East Bank levee will be closed to pedestrians and bicycles Thursday, Sep. 9 through Saturday, Sep. 11. No roadway traffic will be affected. The restricted area is located between Laitram Road and St. George Avenue. The closure is needed...