U.S. Rep Steve Scalise discharged from hospital to begin rehabilitation
Posted on 7/26/2017 2:49:00 PM.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Jefferson Parish has been discharged from MedStar Washington hospital to begin "intensive inpatient rehabilitation.
 
Scalise's doctors say the Congressman has made excellent progress in his recovery from a life-threatening gunshot wound to the hip six weeks ago.
Steve Scalise, discharged, rehabilitation

Shreveport boys ages 10, 12 charged in back to back burglaries
Posted on 7/26/2017 1:42:00 PM.

Two Shreveport juveniles have been charged in back to back store burglaries. Cpl. Marcus Hines with Shreveport Police says the first robbery occurred on Tuesday at a Boost Mobile store. He says officers responded to the call after 10 p.m.
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Marcus Hines, Shreveport Police, burglary, juveniles

U.S. Rep Abraham supports Trump's stance on transgenders in the military
Posted on 7/26/2017 11:22:00 AM.

President Donald Trump announces transgendered individuals are no longer allowed to serve in the U.S. military in any capacity. Richland Parish Congressman Ralph Abraham, who serves on the House Armed Forces Committee, says this change makes sense. He says if someone decides to undergo a gender transformation surgery while enlisted, it could hinder their service to the military.
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Ralph Abraham, Donald Trump, Majorie Esman, transgender

President Trump's approval rating tops 50 percent in Louisiana
Posted on 7/26/2017 10:23:00 AM.

Most Louisiana residents approve of Donald Trump’s job performance, according to a recent Gallup poll. LSU political science professor Robert Hogan says that’s not surprising since the president won an overwhelming majority of the popular vote in the Bayou State. He says the poll shows that Louisiana voters like what the president is doing.
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Survey finds more people lying on job applications, resumes
Posted on 7/26/2017 7:26:00 AM.

More people than ever are lying on resumes to get a job. According to a CareerBuilder survey, 85 percent of employers caught applicants fibbing on their resumes or application, up from just 66 percent five years ago. UNO business professor Mark Rosa blames a competitive job market.
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Mark Rosa, resume, job applicants, career

Congress urged to shift National Flood Insurance Program to buyout flood prone homes
Posted on 7/26/2017 6:23:00 AM.
As Congress is set to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance program in September, the Natural Resources Defense Council is urging a shift to moving homeowners to a safer area rather than rebuilding properties that repeatedly flood. Rob Moore with the NRDC says for each 100 dollars spent to rebuild homes, FEMA spends only $1.75 to move individuals to a less flood prone area.
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FEMA, National Flood Insurance, Natural Resources Defense Council

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