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Edwards Wins Governor’s Race, Ardoin Secretary Of State

Louisiana voters settled the nation’s last 2019 gubernatorial contest Saturday, giving the Deep South’s only Democratic governor a second term, rather than replacing him with a Republican businessman favored by President Donald Trump. Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards overcame a strong challenge from Republican businessman Eddie Rispone, who had hoped Trump’s coattails would help him secure a victory in the crimson state where the president remains popular. Also on the ballot was a...

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Emergency Ebola Protocol Taken At Monroe Medical Center

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This year's Southern Living's Christmas Cookbook just hit shelves at Dillard's-Monroe in the mall to raise money for those less-fortunate during the holiday season. All proceeds of the book sales will be donated by the store and Southern Living to The Ronald McDonald House that works with children and families affected by chronic illness.

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Ouachita Parish Mosquito Abatement District reports that a mosquito pool near Hidden Lakes Subdivision in West Monroe tested positive for West Nile Virus.

The mosquito pool was collected on Thursday, November 7.

The Ouachita Parish Mosquito Abatement District will not be able to conduct evening spraying for mosquitoes due to forecasted weather conditions. 

They advise when working outdoors, everyone should take protective measures that include wearing long-sleeved shirts, long pants and the use of an EPA approved repellant. 

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Monroe Medical Center diverted people from entering the emergency room as part of safety measures Sunday.

After a patient entered with flu-like systems, the hospital was forced to initiate its Ebola protocol after learning that the patient had traveled to Africa according to officials.

The Louisiana Office of Public Health was notified by the hospital. The hospital learned that the patient had been to parts of Africa where the virus had not been found and decided that he did not carry the virus. 

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Police in Louisiana have charged a 19-year-old who they say shot a 2-year-old girl in the head as she sat in the back seat of a car this weekend.

Ballotpedia / https://ballotpedia.org/Eddie_Rispone

Republican Eddie Rispone says he’s disappointed at losing the Louisiana governor’s race but he’s thankful for his family and supporters and vowed to continue to work to improve the state.

Rispone spoke late Saturday in Baton Rouge after losing to the incumbent, Democrat John Bel Edwards.

He called on supporters to give a round of applause for President Donald Trump, noting that the president came down three times to the state to campaign.

Speaking of the president, Rispone said: “That man loves America and he loves Louisiana.”

Marie Constantin / http://gov.louisiana.gov/page/meet-the-governor

Louisiana voters settled the nation’s last 2019 gubernatorial contest Saturday, giving the Deep South’s only Democratic governor a second term, rather than replacing him with a Republican businessman favored by President Donald Trump.

Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards overcame a strong challenge from Republican businessman Eddie Rispone, who had hoped Trump’s coattails would help him secure a victory in the crimson state where the president remains popular.

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Beginning in the early 1970's strange activities began to occur during spring in graveyards throughout north Louisiana. Reports indicated bizarre behavior by small groups of people in cemeteries both rural and urban. To observers, these people were obviously not there to pay respect to deceased friends or loved ones, as is usually the case with visitors. They were dressed in rugged field clothes; some were shabby in appearance. Most of them were young, but there was always an older balding man in their presence, obviously the leader of their rituals. 

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Louisiana voters will settle the nation’s last 2019 gubernatorial contest Saturday, deciding whether to give the Deep South’s only Democratic governor a second term or replace him with a Republican businessman favored by President Donald Trump.

Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards faces a strong challenge from Republican businessman Eddie Rispone, who is hoping Trump’s coattails help him secure a victory in the crimson state where the president remains popular.

Man Falls From Bridge Into Median Of I-20

Nov 15, 2019
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A man walking across the Thomas Road overpass had a seizure and fell onto the median of I-20 Thursday morning.

Police say it happened around 9:00 a.m.

Traffic was momentarily stopped while first responders came to his aid.

The man was not identified and was taken to Glenwood Regional Medical Center for his injuries.

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Richwood will vote on Saturday on a property tax which would be used to pay for a new lighting project on Hwy-165 south.

If the vote passes, the tax would be a yearly $26.25 fee for each piece of property owned by residents.

The funds raised off of the tax would be used on lights from Winnsboro Rd to Richwood high. 

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ULM Hosts Seminar On The Impeachment Process

With impeachment proceedings underway in D.C., misinformation and questions have been circulating around the country. The University of Louisiana at Monroe Political Science Department will host a seminar, "Impeachment 1001," to teach about the process and answer questions from guests. ULM President Dr. Nick Bruno, approached political science professors earlier this week about possibly hosting a class on the impeachment process for the community. Dr. Jessica Schofield, one of ULM's Political...

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