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Zoo hosts annual Easter Eggstravaganza

Zoo hosts annual Easter Eggstravaganza

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Saturday, the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo hid more than 20,000 eggs for the annual Easter Eggstravaganza.

Fire destroys home, being called suspicious

Fire destroys home, being called suspicious

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CALHOUN, La. (KNOE 8 News) - An early morning fire on Saturday that sent two to the hospital destroyed a Calhoun family's home. Giving little details into the investigation, crews are calling the fire suspicious. And police and investigators are getting two different stories.

Melville man dies in St. Landry accident

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OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A 27-year-old Melville man has died in a St. Landry Parish highway accident. State police say it happened early Friday on Louisiana Highway 105, north of Melville.

Columbia woman arrested for operating meth lab

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COLUMBIA, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Caldwell Parish woman was arrested Friday night for operating a meth lab.

Hollywood action in Monroe Video included

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Monroe is getting a taste of Hollywood action.

Accused McAllister video leaker resigns

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The woman accused of leaking a video of Vance McAllister kissing a congressional aide has resigned.

Autopsy release in officer involved shooting in Ruston

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - An autopsy is released in the officer involved shooting that happened in Ruston back in February.

Cypress Inn shut down due to structural issues

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Monroe landmark restaurant is closed by the state of Louisiana.

Early voting begins Saturday for May 3 elections

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Secretary of State Tom Schedler reminds all Louisianians eligible to vote in the May 3rd general election that early voting starts Saturday across the state.

2,000,000 have jobs in Louisiana

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - More than 2 million Louisianans say they have a job, an all-time high.

Unemployment rate falls in 21 states

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WASHINGTON (KNOE 8 News/AP) - More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March.

Man smothered crying child over video game

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HOMOSASSA, Fla. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Sheriff's deputies in north Florida say a man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games.

Clinton releases title of new book

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WASHINGTON (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton's publisher says her upcoming book on her role as President Barack Obama's secretary of state will be called "Hard Choices."

Man arrested for sex crimes

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DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The state Attorney General's Office says a 44-year-old Denham Springs man has been arrested and accused of multiple sex crimes against children.

Shoe company laying off 56 in Arkansas

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HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A shoe company says more than half its workforce at a Hot Springs manufacturing facility will be laid off.

Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs

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DETROIT (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.

Biedenharn Museum opens up Easter exhibit

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - If you want to make your Good Friday a little bit better there is a new exhibit that has opened up at the Biedenharn Museum. Nolan Crane went on a tour and shows us the sculptures that have traveled from Dallas to help us reflect on the life of Jesus.

Dusty Gates sworn in as Union Parish Sheriff Video included

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UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Dusty Gates is officially the top cop in Union Parish.

GSU remembers Alexandria Shelton Video included

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GRAMBLING, La. (KNOE 8 News)- As the band played Ole Grambling, students said goodbye.  

Big Bass Tournament dates announced

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Preparations are underway for the 23-rd Annual Ronald McDonald House Big Bass Tournament.

Mayo drops lawsuit against council members

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo has dropped his lawsuit filed against members of the city council.

Indictment without bail in Dean Hart case

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A grand jury has returned a true bill indictment in the Dean Hart Jr. case.

Downtown Monroe mural

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - An associate Louisiana Tech art professor has been working with a group of students to revitalize the art district in downtown Monroe. Nolan Crane shows us the progress that has taken place and people's reactions.

Target expands subscription service

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NEW YORK (AP) - Target is vastly expanding the goods that are available to order by subscription as it fends off its biggest non-traditional retail rival, Amazon.com.

Deputies: Man kills wife, son; car found on bridge

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GONZALES, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish deputies are searching for a man who may have jumped off a Mississippi River bridge after shooting and killing his wife and son.

Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

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ROME (AP) - Pope Francis has washed the feet of 12 elderly and disabled people - women and non-Catholics among them - in a pre-Easter ritual.

Woman doesn't blame bear for her attack

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LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman who was attacked by a bear last weekend says she doesn't want bears to be killed by wildlife officials for doing what wild animals do.

Group marking 150th anniversary of Arkansas battle

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CAMDEN, Ark. (AP) - A reenactment and several educational programs are planned in Camden to mark the 150th anniversary of a Civil War battle in Ouachita County.

Bond Commission backs Jindal plan for surplus cash

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to use $210 million in surplus and one-time money to help balance next year's budget has received backing.

Hearing set to challenge Ark. gay marriage ban

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Advocates of ending Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage are to make their case before a circuit judge in Pulaski County.

Expert: Outsider needed for Natchez job

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NATCHEZ, Miss. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - One tourism expert says Natchez needs an objective outsider to take the reins at the Natchez Convention and Visitors Bureau.

2 bodies found in burning car

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MAURICE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Authorities say Vermilion Parish firefighters who put out a vehicle fire near Maurice discovered two bodies inside.

St. James Parish puts youth jail on the market

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VACHERIE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The St. James Parish Youth Detention Center is on the market for $2.5 million following a vote by the Parish Council to declare it surplus property.

Ouachita County names new interim judge

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CAMDEN, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Ouachita County Quorum Court has named an interim county judge after the county's previous leader resigned.

Undercover operation leads to the arrest of 4

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FARMERVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A month-long undercover operation has resulted in the arrests of four Ouachita Parish residents accused of transporting methamphetamine and cocaine into Union Parish.

Union Parish superintendent desperate for tax to pass

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FARMERVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Union Parish Superintendent George Cannon calls May 3 the most significant day in 20 years for students in Union Parish.

Shareholders to vote on IberiaBank merger

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NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Teche Holding Co. shareholders will decide whether to approve IberiaBank Corp.'s acquisition of the smaller company.

Man accused of stealing crawfish from traps

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CROWLEY, La. (AP) - Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents have arrested a 39-year-old Crowley man who is accused of stealing crawfish from traps in an Acadia Parish pond.

The most soul-killing, dangerous, underpaid, going-nowhere careers

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CAREERCAST (KNOE 8 News) - A new report from CareerCast shows that things aren't so bright for those in the logging or newspaper industries.

Union Parish need tax measures to pass on May 3rd

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UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Superintendent George Cannon is asking Union Parish residents to pass two taxes that will effect the future of the school system.

Man forces way into home, pepper sprayed & arrested

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FARMERVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -  A Farmerville man got pepper sprayed and arrested after forcing his way into a woman's home.

28 year Monroe City employee retires

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)-A long time city employee in Monroe is retiring.   Tina Anzalone has worked for the city for 28-years and was Monroe's first Chief of Code Enforcement.      She also started the

Three fugitives wanted for Felony offenses

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OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)-The Ouachita Sheriff's Department and Crimestoppers of Ouachita need the public's help in locating three fugitives wanted for Felony offenses in Ouachita Parish. Suspect

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