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Christopher Robinson Arrested

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On 7-22-14 Monroe Police Detectives assisted by the Ouachita Sheriff's Warrant Division located Robinson at a trailer park in the 1500 block of Old Natchitoches in West Monroe.

US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June

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WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year.

Ward scheduled for court on assault charge

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DENVER (AP) - Broncos safety T.J. Ward is scheduled to be in court for charges stemming from an incident at a strip club.

China's typhoon toll rises to 46 dead, 25 missing

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BEIJING (AP) - The Chinese government says the death toll from the strongest typhoon to slam into the country's south has risen to 46, with 25 other people still missing.

Ponchatoula bus service to begin Aug. 4

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PONCHATOULA, La. (AP) - The public bus service in Ponchatoula is scheduled to begin Aug. 4.

St. Bernard transit dept. missing bus fares

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CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - A state audit finds more than $98,000 worth of bus fares that should have been collected during a three-year period in St. Bernard Parish are missing.

Fundraising to begin for Lafayette Central Park

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The master plan for Lafayette Central Park includes a wish list from thousands of residents of what they want to see developed on the 100-acre former Horse Farm property.

Parents of abducted girls, escapees meet president

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - President Goodluck Jonathan is meeting with many parents of the 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and some classmates who managed to escape from Islamic extremists.

Library honors Billy Joel with US pop music prize

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

Gonzales taking steps to develop new master plan

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GONZALES, La. (AP) - There's a lot riding on the new master growth plan in the works for the city of Gonzales.

Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia

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PARIS (AP) - French President Francois Hollande is defending plans to deliver a warship to Russia, despite calls for a European arms embargo against Moscow over the fighting in Ukraine.

GOP against shrinking Baton Rouge school board

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - East Baton Rouge Parish's chapter of the Republican Party has come out against a proposal to reduce the number of members serving on the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board from 11 to a smaller number.

Iraq Christians flee Mosul after militant threats

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IRBIL, Iraq (AP) - Iraqi Christians have been fleeing from the northern city of Mosul in the wake of threats from Islamic State militants who took the city in a blitz offensive last month.

POLICE SAY FAKE VETERINARIAN TREATED 50+ PETS

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Houston police say a man pretending to be a vet treated dozens of family pets before finally being caught.

Arrest in bomb scare that emptied ULL last week

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette police say a 30-year-old man is accused of making the bomb threat that shut down the University of Louisiana at Lafayette last Wednesday. They identified him at a news conference Tuesday as Devin Haywood of Lafayette. They say more arrests and charges are possible. Police say Haywood also is accused of trying to hold up a bank. A man called police early Wednesday, saying there was a bomb in a white trash can at a small park next to the university. Police found ...

A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law

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WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law

AgCenter launches billboard campaign urging healthy lifestyle

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BATON ROUGE, La. - The path to a healthier lifestyle sometimes begins with small steps.

A Union Parish resident noticed a vehicle with a trailer parked at an abandoned residence

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A Union Parish resident noticed a vehicle with a trailer parked at an abandoned residence he owns so he blocked the vehicle so it couldn't leave and called authorities.

Husband and wife killed in LaSalle Parish crash

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JENA, La. (AP) - State police says a man and woman died in a two vehicle accident in LaSalle Parish.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries News

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Six Month Requirement for New Louisiana Residents Needing Recreational Hunting and Fishing Licenses Effective Aug. 1.

Adams County sets hospital sale date

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NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The auction of Natchez Regional Hospital is scheduled for Sept. 11.

Antique show rolls into southern Arkansas

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EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) - An antique dealers group in Arkansas is hoping to make the southern part of the state a top destination for enthusiasts of the vintage goods.

Talks of a direct flight to Denver from Monroe still in the air

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- More talks are underway tonight about a direct flight between Monroe and Denver.

CenturyLink holds "Topping Off" ceremony

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- CenturyLink is getting a little bit closer to finishing its new technology center of excellence.

Is the Common Core debate more about politics than education?

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The start of school is only about three weeks away and a truce on common core is nowhere in sight. In fact, it looks like this fight will go to the courts. On Monday, 17 lawmakers have filed a suit trying to block the standards. Last week, Attorney General Buddy Caldwell gave the state board of education the green light to hire outside council. And talks between Governor Bobby Jindal and Superintendent John White are at a standstill.

Comic-Con offers toy designers a chance to go wild

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hot Wheels and the dark side of The Force are carpooling to Comic-Con this week. Mattel is unveiling a full-size working replica of a Darth Vader character car at the toy maker's booth during the four-day pop-culture celebration in San Diego.

Cyclist dies following Eureka Springs race

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EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Medical examiners are working to determine the cause of death of a Little Rock woman who died after competing in a bike race in Eureka Springs over the weekend.

Man killed in New Orleans 4-wheeler crash

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say a man has died after crashing his four-wheeler into a parked vehicle.

Sulphur woman found dead in her home

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SULPHUR, La. (AP) - Calcasieu Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a 66-year-old Sulphur woman.

Gaza official says Israeli shells hit hospital

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A Palestinian health official says Israeli tank shells have struck a hospital in the central Gaza Strip, killing four people and wounding 60.

Hoffman didn't want 'trust fund' kids

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NEW YORK (AP) - Court documents show Philip Seymour Hoffman rejected his accountant's suggestion that he set aside money for his three children because he didn't want them to be "trust fund" kids.

Progress made on Lafourche levee system

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THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The South Lafourche Levee District plans to finish raising the levees protecting Larose to Golden Meadow in the coming year.

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