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Powdered Alcohol Not Welcomed by Adults in The U.S, Poll Finds

Most Americans Back Ban on Powdered Alcohol, Poll Finds

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Despite the approval of Powdered alcohol by U.S. regulators in March, some states have still banned it already, the poll’s authors said.   The products will be available in different flavors such as vodka, rum and mixed drinks in the ...

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Louisiana’s $1.6 Billion Deficit Will Likely Raise Cigarette Tax

Louisiana’s $1.6 Billion Deficit Will Likely Raise Cigarette Tax

Louisiana’s health advocacy groups see an opportunity this legislative session to get a long-sought cigarette tax hike in a state that has one of the lowest tobacco taxes in the country. As lawmakers look to raise new money to plug ...

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Louisiana Hit Badly By Measles Risk

Measles not in Louisiana - yet; but can spread quickly

15 years ago, doctors believed that vaccines had finally eradicated measles, and now, US is noting record numbers affected by the disease. While there are no cases currently observed in Louisiana, doctors believe just one person or a single flight ...

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2 Toddlers Die in Fire While Mom Gets Hair Done, Charged With Negligent Homicide

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A 21-year-old mother whose preschool-age daughters died in a house fire while she was having her hair done has been charged with two counts of negligent homicide, authorities said. State Fire Marshal Deputy Chief Brant Thompson said firefighters recovered the ...

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Louisiana: We’re Bringing Black Bear Back

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Louisiana is singing: “We’re bringing black bear back.”  According to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey, the Louisiana black bear or Ursus americanus luteolus, is now reportedly going to survive for another 100 years. The newest data reveals ...

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Sexual Misconduct With Same Student Leads to Arrest of 2 La. Teachers

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Two Louisiana teachers have been arrested in connection to allegations of sexual misconduct with the same 16-year-old male student, reports CBS affiliate WWL. Shelley Dufresne, 34, and Rachel Respess, 24, both English teachers at Destrehan High School, are accused of ...

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2 endangered whooping cranes shot in Louisiana

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2 endangered whooping cranes shot in Louisiana Two endangered whooping cranes were shot with birdshot by an unknown assailant in southwest Louisiana Thursday.  They were discovered Friday near Roanoke in Jefferson Davis Parish.  Reportedly the cranes were “building practice nests” ...

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