Crews work Thursday to complete the installation of the sunken barge in Bayou Chene.

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Gov. John Bel Edwards talks to reporters Thursday atop the barge being installed in Bayou Chene to alleviate backwater flooding.

Governor: Barge, still being installed, is already doing its job

AMELIA -- The Morganza Spillway opening, the third in the flood-control structure's history, has been put off until next week.

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Sen. John Milkovich, D-Shreveport, and Rep. Valarie Hodges, R-Denham Springs, comment on the successful passage of the ‘fetal heartbeat’ bill outside the State Capitol after the House votes on Wednesday.

New abortion restrictions go to governor's desk

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana House on Wednesday passed in a 79-23 vote anti-abortion legislation that would effectively ban abortions in the state, echoing similar legislative efforts by other Repub



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