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News Minute: Here is the latest Louisiana news from The Associated Press

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police are investigating a shooting that left two men dead and an 18-year-old man injured. Police responded to a call of shots fired about 1:30 this morning and found the two men in a red four-door Jaguar suffering from gunshot wounds. Investigators say they have no suspects or motive for the shooting.

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A 12-month study is finally underway to examine the feasibility of re-establishing Amtrak Passenger Rail Service from Shreveport-Bossier City to Vicksburg, Mississippi.

The study will look at the condition of existing railroad tracks between the cities, potential stops, hours of operation and the cost to operate the service.

WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - West Monroe High School will soon have a $742,000 scoreboard for Don Shows Field at Rebel Stadium. The Ouachita Parish School Board approved an agreement yesterday between West Monroe High School and the school district to finance its purchase.

HOUMA, La. (AP) - Recycling efforts in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes have not had widespread public support. Officials say potential plans to revive the curbside recycling programs in both parishes have been scrapped.

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