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11 Million Illegals on Obamacare?

  The Obama administration has dragged its feet on revoking Obamacare coverage for people who can’t prove U.S. citizenship or legal residency, allowing some of the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the U.S. to continue enjoying taxpayer-funded benefits, a Republican senator charged Monday. “The Obama administration is bending over backwards to give Obamacare to illegal immigrants but won’t […]

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WHO: 21,000 Ebola cases by November if no changes

  New estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless efforts to curb the outbreak are ramped up. Since the first cases were reported six months ago, the tally of cases in West Africa has reached an estimated 5,800 illnesses. WHO officials say cases […]

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Same-sex legal in Louisiana… for now

  A landmark day in Louisiana law after the long-standing ban on marriage for same-sex couples has been ruled unconstitutional by 15th Judicial District Court Judge Edward Rubin. On September 22nd, Rubin ruled in the case of Constanza and Brewer V. Caldwell, stating the state’s same-sex marriage ban violates the U.S. Constitution in three ways: 1.     Violates […]

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Local grass roots effort fighting Common Core

  As the fight over Common Core continues at the state level, there’s a grass roots effort in Calcasieu Parish that is gaining momentum to do away with the controversial teaching methods. The group is made up of concerned parents, teachers, and citizens, who say Calcasieu is now leading the fight against Common Core in […]

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FBI probing Louisiana lawmaker after news series raises questions of double-billing

  Federal authorities are investigating a state lawmaker’s campaign and official finances after news organizations raised questions of possible double-billing and improper reimbursement from public dollars over a period of more than four years. A federal grand jury in New Orleans requested House records of reimbursements since 2009 to Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Napoleonville, according to a subpoena signed […]

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U.S. military struggles to preserve options in Islamic State fight

  As America re-engages with Iraq and deepens its involvement in the region’s web of sectarian conflicts, the Pentagon has made a practical assessment of the brutal job of stabilizing Baghdad: in the future, U.S. forces may be needed on the front lines. President Barack Obama has ruled out a combat mission, but military officials and former officials say […]

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