Girls basketball coach pleads guilty to child sex charges

A Louisiana girls' basketball coach has pleaded guilty to three child sex charges and been sentenced to 25 years in prison
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Workshops on documenting traditions in Lafourche, Terrebonne

The state is presenting a series of four workshops on documenting local traditions for people in a southeast Louisiana area where land loss is affecting traditi
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Relative IDs relationship of hostages killed during standoff

Relative of one of 4 victims killed in Mississippi says she can't understand why accused shooter would turn on family and friends
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AgCenter expert: Sugarcane acreage likely to rise in 2019

Sugarcane is on the rise in Louisiana, with a good crop and decent prices encouraging more farmers to plant the tall tropical grass
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Louisiana diocese to name clergy credibly accused of abuse

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, says it will name all clergy credibly accused of child abuse
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Edwards outlines $300M in planned coastal project spending

Gov. John Bel Edwards says $300 million Louisiana is expected to receive over three years from offshore oil and gas drilling income will pay for long-sought coa
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Correction: Higher Education-Boards story

Correction: Higher Education-Boards story
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Governor taps new faces to sit on higher ed boards

The governor has appointed a number of new people to sit on the governing bodies that oversee the state's colleges and universities
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2 Louisiana men cited for illegal oyster harvesting

Two Louisiana men have been cited for illegal oyster harvesting
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Louisiana gas terminal wins controversial $1B-plus tax break

A company planning a nearly $16 billion liquefied natural gas export terminal in southwest Louisiana has won approval for a five-year property tax break expecte
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Historic 1920s Delta Queen riverboat can cruise again

The historic 1920s Delta Queen riverboat will cruise again thanks to new law
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Today's Santa pix: Rent Santa's lap, use your own camera

A south Louisiana fundraiser is renting Santa's lap instead of selling photos of kids with the jolly old elf
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Tornado warnings in southeast Louisiana; no damage reported

The National Weather service says severe storms are moving through parishes south of New Orleans
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NCDOT awards contracts for 2 new replacement ferries

The NC Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to build two new replacement ferries to go into service in 2020
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German exchange student fits right in with football team

When back-up high school linebackers get into varsity football games during blowouts it usually doesn't generate much excitement from the starters watching from
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Man's confessions solve 4 long-unsolved slayings in 2 states

Investigators in two states say they've been able to close four unsolved murder cases so far because of confessions by a man being held in Texas
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The Latest: 2 Georgia slayings solved after man confesses

Authorities in Georgia say they have closed the decades-old slayings of two women based on confessions by a man being held in Texas who says he killed as many a
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2 Louisiana murder cases solved following man's confessions

Authorities in Louisiana say they've closed two longstanding murder investigations because of confessions by a man being held in Texas who says he killed as man
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2 Louisiana murder cases solved following man's confessions

Authorities in Louisiana say they've closed two longstanding murder investigations because of confessions by a man being held in Texas who says he killed as man
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Friday's Scores

Friday's Scores
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Friday's Scores

Friday's Scores
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Friday's Scores

Friday's Scores
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Louisiana editorial roundup

Summary of recent Louisiana newspaper editorials
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Terrebonne citrus ripening early; Plaquemines normal time

One of the last commercial citrus growers in Terrebonne Parish says he lost hundreds of trees to last winter's cold, but hopes that a good crop in his remaining
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