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Now elderly Louisiana man charged with wife’s murder, 44 years after her death

A more than four-decade-old murder case in Louisiana has been closed with the arrest of the victim’s now elderly husband, authorities said Saturday. Chester Vegas Sr., 78, of Cut Off, was arrested Friday on a charge of second-degree murder in the Oct. 10, 1977 death of his wife, Diane Vegas, 32, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office said. Diane Vegas’ body was found with a bullet in the back at The Chicken House, a restaurant in Golden Meadow.
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Juneteenth declared a official holiday in Louisiana

LAFAYETTE, LA (KADN)- On June 19, many people in Acadiana will come together to honor “Juneteenth” which is set to become an official state holiday. House bill 554 which declares Juneteenth as a state-wide holiday has been approved by both the house and senate. The bill is heading to Governor...
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Just how hot did it feel in Louisiana today? Hint: very hot

Louisiana is feeling the summer heat this weekend as many cities are experiencing what feels like at least 100 degree weather. Current heat indexes, or the "feels like" temperature, is what it feels like to the human body when humidity is combined with the air temperature. The National Weather Service...
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Major Gift from NOLA Philanthropist and Shipbuilding Magnate “Boysie” Bollinger Benefits New Methodist Children’s Home of Southeast Louisiana and New Orleans

New Orleans, LA–Philanthropist and longtime children’s advocate Donald T. “Boysie” Bollinger of New Orleans has donated half a million dollars to Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services (LUMCFS) to offset construction costs of its new Southeast Louisiana Home and safeguard the home’s endowment. The new home will offer intensive care to Louisiana children requiring behavioral and emotional treatment that is unavailable in their local communities.
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New Miss Louisiana's Outstanding Teen crowned in Monroe

It would try inmates and escapees as adults for crimes they commit in custody. Monroe business owner reacts to federal unemployment possibly ending. The owner of Braiz’n Bar and Grill said he’s worried the extra $300 in unemployment money is discouraging people from working. City will pay LA Tech and...
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Louisiana increasing fees for hunting, fishing licenses

BATON ROUGE - At the start of the new year, it's going to cost you more to enjoy the Sportsman's Paradise as hunting and fishing permits will see a price increase in Louisiana. Earlier this week, state lawmakers gave the green light to increase annual fees for hunting and fishing...
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5 Best Breakfast Restaurants in Louisiana

Louisiana is a southeastern state in the United States of America and is located on the gulf of Mexico with New Orleans being its largest state. Its history is a blend of African, American, French, and French-Canadian cultures that reflects the creole and cajun cultures present in the state.
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