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Appeals court dismisses coastal lawsuit against oil companies

By Corinne Lincoln-Pinheiro | Mar 9, 2017

NEW ORLEANS — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on March 3 dismissed a lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies alleging damage to coastal wetlands.

Group seeking recall of Yenni continues to obtain signatures for recall petition

By Mia Sims | Dec 11, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — While a rule limiting those taking signatures to being at least 600 feet away from polling places halted the progress of a recall group seeking to remove Jefferson Parish president Mike Yenni from office through the November general election and the December run-off election, their efforts are still underway.

Judge knocks back state request in stripper suit

By John Breslin | Nov 25, 2016

NEW ORLEANS -- A federal judge has ruled the state of Louisiana cannot introduce evidence collected for a criminal trial to help its case defending a law barring those under 21 from stripping under certain circumstances.

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