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LSU senior linebacker Michael Divinity will play in the national championship game against Clemson. Divinity has missed the last six games because he reportedly violated team rules. In five games, Divinity has three sacks and Orgeron expects his role in the title game will be to rush the passer
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Many folks will start the New Year off with a bang, and the State Fire Marshal’s office has safety tips for you before you attempt your amateur pyrotechnics. If you are going to be purchasing fireworks, make sure you check to see if fireworks are legal in your area. If they are, Spokesperson Ashley Rodrigue says make sure you’re buying from a licensed vendor.

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Rodrigue says a good rule of thumb is, if you don’t see any fireworks sellers in your area, it’s likely because fireworks are illegal in your jurisdiction.

A 15-year-old faces first-degree murder for fatally shooting a 74-year-old woman who was in her carport checking on a noise. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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The Louisiana DOTD had a busy 2019 as the department invested just over $1 billion into nearly 330 infrastructure projects.  DOTD spokesperson Rodney Mallett says there were unexpected expenses for emergency situations that came up throughout the year.

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