The INDsider - AP Wire The INDsider - AP Wire http://theind.com/articles.sec-133-1-AP-Wire.html Tue, 23 May 17 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[Insurance rule extended to help flood victims]]> Insurance rule extended to help flood victims
The rule limits an insurance company's ability to cancel or terminate policies in the state ......]]>
<![CDATA[Caddo Parish confronts its Confederate mythology]]> Caddo Parish confronts its Confederate mythology
People in Shreveport are meeting to discuss the future of a Confederate monument in front of the parish's courthouse ......]]>
<![CDATA[Jeff Davis monument removed in NOLA]]> Jeff Davis monument removed in NOLA
It’s the second of four Confederate-era monuments being yanked from public spaces in this majority-black city ......]]>
<![CDATA[Judge rejects immediate block of monument removal]]> Judge rejects immediate block of monument removal
Supporters of Confederate-era monuments slated for removal in New Orleans launched a new court fight Monday to save one of them ......]]>
<![CDATA[Officers will not face federal charges in Sterling death]]> Officers will not face federal charges in Sterling death
The governor's office said the decision will be announced officially on Wednesday, but did not know the exact time ......]]>
<![CDATA[Judge strikes down La. abortion law]]> Judge strikes down La. abortion law
A federal judge has struck down a Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have permission to admit patients to a nearby hospital, citing a U.S. Supreme Court decision against a similar Texas law ......]]>
<![CDATA[St. Landry teachers charged with bullying student]]> St. Landry teachers charged with bullying student
The sheriff says both teachers face charges including intimidation and interference in school operations ......]]>
<![CDATA[Ban on corporal punishment in La. schools advances]]> Ban on corporal punishment in La. schools advances
Rep. Nancy Landry, Republican chair of the House Education Committee, made the tie-breaking decision to move the bill out of her committee ......]]>
<![CDATA[JBE’s business tax shelved amid opposition]]> JBE’s business tax shelved amid opposition
Facing certain defeat, Gov. John Bel Edwards gave up Tuesday on his effort to levy a new tax on business sales to help stabilize Louisiana's budget, a move that throws his budget-balancing tax plan into disarray ......]]>
<![CDATA[One down, three to go - New Orleans takes down first of four Confederate monuments]]> One down, three to go - New Orleans takes down first of four Confederate monuments
The Liberty Place monument, which commemorates whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government in New Orleans, was taken away on a truck in pieces around 5:35 a.m. after a few hours of work ......]]>