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Sunset man charged with Two Counts Aggravated Child Abuse

A Louisiana man is facing two counts of aggravated child abuse after he allegedly attacked two juvenile girls at an Florida condominium. Kendrick Cordell Boxie,35, of Sunset was arrested early Sunday morning after Okaloosa County sheriff's deputies received a disturbance call from a condo near Ft. Walton Beach. Upon arrival deputies found Boxie being restrained by two adult...

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1 hour 40 minutes ago

Lafayette Parish Daily Arrest Report for July 29, 2014

Name: Ancelet, Michael Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 100 Blk Estainville ST Lafayette, La Name: Badon, Shellie Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Marshal Address: 300 Blk St Pierre BLVD Carencro, La Name: Boggan, Darren Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish... Read Story

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3 hours 13 minutes ago

LSU Health Shreveport gets $4.82M NIH grant

LSU Health Shreveport's largest program grant ever is getting even bigger. Officials say the National Institutes of Health has awarded a five-year grant of more than $4.82 million to Dr. Dennis J. O'Callaghan, head of the Department of Microbiology, to continue and expand the capabilities of the institution's Center for... Read Story

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State School Board Considers Suing Jindal

Louisiana's state school board is holding a special meeting to consider whether to sue Gov. Bobby Jindal in an ongoing dispute over the Common Core education standards. Jindal opposes the multi-state standards, while Education Superintendent John White and most members of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education continue to... Read Story

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$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice

A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans. In less than six months, prescriptions for Sovaldi have eclipsed all other hepatitis C pills combined, according to new data from... Read Story

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Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pile up, unpaid. Even past-due... Read Story

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