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After repeated delays, the Louisiana Association of Therapeutic Alternatives has demanded to state regulators for medical marijuana to be available by May 15th. The group made their request at a stakeholders meeting that involved the licensed pharmacists, the contracted growers and state ag commissioner Mike Strain. G-B Sciences is working with LSU on growing medicinal pot and they say a first batch could be available in May and L-A-T-A executive director Jesse McCormick says that’s good to hear…

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NFL owners are taking up proposals today, inspired by the infamous “No Call” that would potentially expand the use of replay and challenges. Seven potential changes are being discussed and could be voted on today, or could be delayed until May. Saints owner Gayle Benson says she knows the fans back home are looking for changes from the meeting.

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House Appropriations Chairman Cameron Henry is proposing a budget that covers the 1,000 dollar teacher and 500 dollar support staff pay raise sought by Governor Edwards. Matt Doyle has more…

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The identities of the two bodies discovered following a welfare check in Tangipahoa Parish have been released. Sheriff Daniel Edwards says 41-year-old Mica Sood Fitzhugh and 44-year-old Robert Wolf were discovered yesterday morning in a Ponchatoula residence. Preliminary investigation indicates the incident to be domestic in nature. The investigation is on-going.