No major winners or losers in last night’s US Senate debate, according to one political journalist. Jeff Palermo has the story…
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A new study, by the advocacy group Oceana, shows a mislabeling of shrimp across the United States. Eric Gill has more…
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In last night’s US Senate debate, Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu was on the receiving end of criticism from her two Republican challengers. The three debated issues like Medicaid expansion, immigration, and Social Security. Jeremy Alford of La-politics-dot-com says Bill Cassidy may have benefited from Rob Maness attacks against Landrieu….
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Last night’s televised debate was the final one before the November fourth election. Alford says it’s unlikely that any of the candidates won over a bunch of new voters, because their remarks were mostly scripted
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Alford says the most intense part of the debate occurred when the candidates discussed the minimum age a person should be allowed to collect full benefits….
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A new study, by the advocacy group Oceana, shows a misrepresentation of shrimp across the United States. The report used DNA testing to examine 143 shrimp products and found that 30-percent were falsely labeled in 111 grocery stores and restaurants. Louisiana Shrimp Association President Clint Guidry says that 90% of the shrimp eaten in the US is imported…
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The most common substitution in the study was farmed whiteleg shrimp being sold as “wild” and “Gulf” shrimp. Guidry says there are laws requiring “Country of Origin” labeling of seafood products for stores, but the laws do not extend down to the restaurant level. He says there are loopholes in the law…
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Guidry says it is frustrating that so much shrimp and other seafood is mislabeled. He says the government needs to take action on this issue…
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Two children were killed and a third child was seriously injured while walking to school this morning in the St. Martin Parish town of Breaux Bridge. State Police trooper Jared Sandifer says for an unknown reason a vehicle ran off the road, striking three children who were on their way to school….
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The deadly crash took place on a residential street in Breaux Bridge at around 8:00 this morning. Sandifer says it was a pick-up truck that hit the children and they are not sure what happened…
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Sandifer says one of the children was pronounced dead at the scene, the other on the way to the hospital. The child who survived the wreck, was airlifted to a hospital in Baton Rouge. He says investigation is ongoing and impairment is suspected on the driver’s part…
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There’s plenty to do in the Bayou State with this being Halloween weekend. Jacques Berry with the Lt. Governor’s office, says Louisiana is becoming more and more of a Halloween destination. Berry says there’s plenty of Haunted Houses to visit. He says 13th Gate in Baton Rouge is ranked as one of the nation’s best….
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Berry says if Haunted Houses are not your thing, then one of the most popular music festivals takes place this weekend at New Orleans’ City Park. He says headliners of this year’s Voodoo Fest are Foo Fighters, Outkast and Artic Monkeys
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And what’s a holiday weekend in Louisiana without parades. Berry says Krewe of Boo rolls tonight in New Orleans…
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