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Andy Grimm

Runoff expected as Louisiana votes for governor

Oct 24 2015

NEW ORLEANS Louisiana voters headed to the polls on Saturday to choose a successor to Governor Bobby Jindal, but experts and surveys suggest the race may go to a runoff after a faltering campaign by early favorite Republican U.S. Senator David Vitter.

Vitter campaign limps into Louisiana gubernatorial primary vote

Oct 23 2015

NEW ORLEANS The Republican U.S. senator who wants to become Louisiana's next governor has struggled to build a commanding lead against his opponents ahead of the state's primary vote on Saturday, according to polls and political experts.

Texas defunds Planned Parenthood clinics, but Louisiana ordered to pay

Oct 19 2015

DALLAS/NEW ORLEANS Texas on Monday barred Planned Parenthood from receiving state Medicaid money, the latest setback for the women's healthcare provider since it became embroiled in controversy over undercover videos about its handling of fetal tissue.

Texas defunds Planned Parenthood clinics, but Louisiana ordered to pay

Oct 19 2015

DALLAS/NEW ORLEANS Texas on Monday barred Planned Parenthood from receiving state Medicaid money, the latest setback for the women's healthcare provider since it became embroiled in controversy over undercover videos about its handling of fetal tissue.

Texas defunds Planned Parenthood clinics, but Louisiana ordered to pay

Oct 19 2015

DALLAS/NEW ORLEANS Texas on Monday barred Planned Parenthood from receiving state Medicaid money, the latest setback for the women's healthcare provider since it became embroiled in controversy over undercover videos about its handling of fetal tissue.

U.S. judge orders Louisiana to fund Planned Parenthood clinics

Oct 19 2015

NEW ORLEANS, Oct 19 A federal judge has blocked Louisiana's efforts to defund Planned Parenthood clinics in the state, finding that more than 5,000 low-income patients would have their healthcare disrupted by a move he ruled likely ran afoul of the law.

Killer captured after mistaken release from Louisiana jail

Oct 02 2015

NEW ORLEANS A convicted killer who was accidentally released from jail last week in Louisiana has been captured in Georgia, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Friday.

Manhunt underway in Louisiana after accidental release of killer

Sep 30 2015

NEW ORLEANS Louisiana authorities searched on Wednesday for a killer who was accidentally released from jail last week due to a record-keeping error.

Shhh! New Orleans takes steps to turn down the music

Sep 24 2015

NEW ORLEANS In New Orleans, a city synonymous with music and raucous revelry, government officials are launching a public health campaign aimed at turning down the volume.

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