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BATON ROUGE — Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana joined Democrats in voting against ending Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Tuesday, a surprise reversal that Cassidy said was a response to the former president’s lawyers doing “a terrible job” of arguing their case.

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BATON ROUGE — Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana joined Democrats in voting against ending Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Tuesday, a surprise reversal that Cassidy said was a response to the former president’s lawyers doing “a terrible job” of arguing their case.

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NEW ORLEANS — People 70 and over will be able to get vaccinated against the coronavirus starting next week, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Thursday as he outlined plans for distributing the state’s next shipment of vaccines using a network of pharmacies.

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Vic Stelly, a public servant who served 16 years as a state legislator and helped pass the tax plan that bore his last name, died Saturday of complications from COVID-19. He was 79.Stelly represented House District 35 as a Republican from 1988 until 2004, when he chose to not seek a fifth te…

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State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning and Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain have issued a cease and desist order for all private burning, pursuant to authority under R.S. 40:1602, for the following parishes: Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Cameron, Catahoula, Concord…

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WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Louisiana to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Laura from Aug. 22 to Aug. 27.

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