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Appeals court hears Confederate-flag case

NEW ORLEANS — The case over whether the state of Mississippi should be required to remove the Confederate battle-flag symbol from its state flag was heard by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals earlier this month.

City of Walker, others sue the state of Louisiana over flooding destruction

WALKER — The city of Walker has joined a lawsuit against the state of Louisiana and the Department of Transportation and Development over a barrier and flood damage.

Manufacturer of chemotherapy drug targeted by Louisiana law firm in lawsuit

NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans-based law firm is currently reviewing lawsuits of more than 30 claimants who claim they suffered permanent hair loss, also known as alopecia, allegedly caused by the chemotherapy drug Taxotere.

Fight continues against changes to overtime wages, rule

BATON ROUGE — On Sept. 20, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry joined his counterparts in 20 states in a lawsuit against the United States Department of Labor.