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  • SUNO/UNO Merger Proposal to be Scrapped

    May 19, 2011 6:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - House Speaker Jim Tucker is giving up on a proposal to merge the historically-black Southern University at New Orleans with the largely-white University of New Orleans, a racially-charged idea that had generated staunch opposition from black lawmakers. Tucker says he doesn't have the votes and... more »
  • NH GOP Candidate Says Bikini Fundraiser Scrapped

    June 28, 2010 9:15 PM

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A Republican running for New Hampshire governor says plans are being scrapped to hold a campaign fundraiser that was to feature a bikini contest. A spokesman for John Stephen said Friday that the campaign had no idea the contest was planned as part of a barbecue... more »
  • An Attempt To Limit Liability Of Float-Builders Has Been Scrapped

    June 8, 2010 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An attempt to limit the liability of Mardi Gras float-builders for damage, injuries or death during parades has been scuttled. The bill by New Orleans Rep. Jeff Arnold had passed the Louisiana House. But a Senate committee voted 2-1 against the measure Tuesday. Opponents argued... more »
  • List of Scrapped Bills Growing

    June 6, 2010 2:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Red light cameras and low-riding pants won't be banned statewide. Gay couples in Louisiana still won't be able to adopt children together. Bars and casinos will remain smoke-filled. And Louisiana will keep its lieutenant governor. Few things are certain as the Louisiana Legislature heads into... more »

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